Chambers and Economists: The development of transport and logistics raises the sector’s contribution to the GDP to 10%


At the outset, the Chairman of the Council of Saudi Chambers, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Riyadh Chamber, Ajlan Al-Ajlan said: The launch of the National Transport Strategy aims to develop infrastructure and operating systems to achieve the objectives of Vision 2030 and increase the sector’s contribution to the GDP to 10%, and is an investment in the tremendous advantages Which enhances the Kingdom’s position and position as a global logistics center, noting that the strategy includes a package of major projects that enable the achievement of economic and social goals, and the adoption of effective governance models to enhance institutional work in the transport system, in line with the change of the Ministry’s name from the Ministry of Transport to the Ministry of Transport and Logistics Services . Infrastructure development and operation, Chairman of the Land Transport Committee at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry Saeed Al-Basami stressed the importance of the transport and logistics industry, to increase economic growth and achieve the Kingdom’s vision 2030 in light of the distinguished geographical location. Al-Bassami indicated that the strategy will show its results during the next three years in the availability of jobs and the emergence of projects, expecting that it will provide job opportunities with average salaries ranging from (4-8) thousand riyals. He stressed that the Kingdom and all its cities and villages will be linked to one network to become the largest logistics system, pointing to the importance of linking the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf region with a railway, for the purpose of transporting passengers or goods. In preparation for the existence of a line linking Asia and Africa. Providing jobs with an average salary of up to 8 thousand riyals

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