Borders Region


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Borders Region

a former local government region in S Scotland, formed in 1975 from Berwick, Peebles, Roxburgh, Selkirk, and part of Midlothian; replaced in 1996 by Scottish Borders council area
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Al-Naimi said in a press statement today that the establishment of the City is considered as fulfillment of the promise made by the King to citizens of Northern Borders Region that the Region should take its share of prosperity and development, noting that the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and Maaden Company have conducted initial feasibility studies over three years to set up an integrated mining city, northeast of Turaif, in Northern Borders Region, which possesses all elements of industry and sustainable development to provide job opportunities for young people and to develop remote areas.