Traffic was backed up and schools were closed in the Saudi capital on Wednesday after a severe storm triggered flooding.
Saudi Arabia is in the midst of rapid economic expansion as it looks to develop its non-oil sector. Infrastructure projects include Riyadh Metro, Makkah Metro, Jeddah Airport, Riyadh Airport, apart from power and water and healthcare projects to the tune of $400 billion.
The High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh has participated with a pavilion in the exhibition accompanying the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM 2016), organized by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center from March 27 to April 01 2016.
Set for completion by 2020, the new Doha port will propel the shipping sector forward, double GDP, and consolidate Qatar’s emergence as the world’s largest producer of liquefied natural gas.