Saudi king unveils $1.8bn Hail projects during nationwide tour

By November 11, 2018News

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Thursday announced development projects worth more than SAR 7 billion ($1.87 billion) for the Kingdom’s Hail region.

The announcement was made during the royal’s second stop on their national tour.

The projects, some completed and others being launched are in a range of industries; energy and industry, military, housing, education, transport, tourism, and environment, water and agriculture.

Once in Qassim, the King marked the completion of 402 projects across 12 government sectors, worth SAR12.15 billion.

Additionally, he announced 199 new or planned projects across 5 government sectors, worth SAR 4.2 billion.

During the nationwide tour, the King is expected to address the needs of Saudi citizens by launching new projects and initiatives.