By Innovation-sa on March 21, 2019 in News
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman announced four mega-entertainment projects named as King Salman Park, Green Riyadh, Sports Track and Riyadh Art in the capital city worth $22.9 billion during a Cabinet meeting, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. In line with the objectives of Vision 2030, the projects are expected to generate 70,000 job opportunities across the four projects and offer investment opportunities worth SR50 billion to local and foreign investors.
The project will see the creation of the world’s biggest park with more than 7.5 million trees planted, increasing the per capita share of green space in Riyadh by 16 times. The 13.4sq kms Salman Park located on the site of King Salman Airbase, old Riyadh airport will be the biggest city park in the world and linked to six main roads and highways in the heart of Riyadh.
Riyadh Art will be the biggest art project in a public space and include cultural and artistic institutions such as museums, theaters, and galleries to transform Riyadh into an “open exhibition” hosting the works of 1,000 local and international artists. The 135 km long sports track will connect the capital city from Wadi Hanifa in the east to Wadi Sulai in the west and will include jogging tracks, cycling and horseback riding tracks as well as sports and cultural centers.
Arab News – March 19 2019