Rami Bahais, head of the DP
Engineering Section, said in a statement received by Al-Eqtisadayah daily that
the Riyadh reform centre will be finalised in the next five months. It will be
located on Hair Road and will accommodate 7,500 male and female inmates.
The reform centres will have
branch colleges of higher education institutions and remote education services,
while the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) will set up
branches equipped with workshops in each city to train 1,000 inmates at a time,
Another nine model prisons
will be set up in other cities in the next two years whose budget will be
approved later, he said.
He added the designs of the
model prisons will take into consideration the international standards adopted
by US reforms organisations.