The authority explained that the project contributes to enabling the Kingdom to access the Iraqi market, raise the level of trade and economic exchange between the two countries, and become a major trading partner, in addition to the project’s contribution to improving the quality and efficiency of import and export operations through the Jdeidet Arar port. Which enhances the level of services provided to transients through the port.
She indicated that the project aims to develop the infrastructure in the non-tariff zone and establish supporting facilities, such as warehouses, gas stations, parking lots, trucks, retail stores, and light manufacturing units, in addition to housing for workers at the port on an area of one million square meters, through partnership with the sector. The project will be proposed according to the design, build, finance, operate and transfer model.
The authority confirmed that the project is in line with the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, in terms of strengthening logistical capabilities and raising the level of private sector contributions in providing and supporting strategic projects.