His Royal Highness Prince Abdullah Bin Musaed Bin Abdulaziz, the President of the General Sports Authority issued a resolution of forming the Stadiums Management Committee under the presidency of Mister Yasser Bin Hasan Al Mashal. The committee is entitled to develop the coordination and organization procedures implemented during the management of football games held in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup, the Crown Prince Cup and the Saudi Professional League and to coordinate with the concerned parties in their regard. It is also entitled to coordinate with the governmental authorities regarding the organization of the games and to elaborate the comprehensive organizational regulations of all stadiums on which this resolution is applied.
The mission of the committee also includes raising the level of services provided to the audience by all the host clubs in a way that achieves the recommendations of the Stadium's Environment Improvement Team and to follow-up on their execution. The committee is also entitled to make sure that the clubs are abiding by the games management conditions and criteria and that the safety conditions and audience's demands are being respected in addition to taking the required decisions in this regard. It is noteworthy that the committee will provide the games operating regulations to all clubs.
The president's resolution also included that the managers of the stadiums in which will be held the season's games will be in direct contact with the committee's member Mister Saed Bin Suleiman Al Laziz in order to define the responsibilities and duties of each stadium. The resolution also included to keep the prior arrangements valid in all the other sports competitions and occasions and to start implementing this resolution starting from the current season.
This committee is considered as one of the committees related to the board of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee and a specialized reference for all issues related to the alcohol and narcotics control in the sports field in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It also operates in the area of the general policy of the Saudi Arabia Olympic Committee.
The committee performs its duties and specializations and carries out the organization of its affairs based on the provisions of the Health and Sport Behavior Committe.
The control of alcohol and narcotics abuse in the sports field requires the obedience of all players to the alcohol and narcotics control regulations as an essential condition of their participation in their sports clubs. At the same time the criminal and functional procedures are not applied on them in case of breaching the regulations or not abiding by their provisions.
The alcohol and narcotics control system was founded based on the core values of the sportsmanship which is represented by the following:
Action Plan of the Committee