NEOM has concluded a four-day meeting to which 150 representatives of local and international companies concerned with design and construction took part.
The meeting included an introductory session by NEOM aimed at demonstrating to the participants its ambitious vision and plans that support Vision 2030 , and the ambitious direction of His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, towards building a better future.
The meeting also included a tour of NEOM Logistics Complex, which includes various facilities that can accommodate 30,000 workers, in addition to offices, warehouses and service centers, built on an area of 12 square kilometers making it one of the largest temporary logistics complexes in the world.
Commenting on the meeting, NEOM CEO Nadhmi Al-Nasr said: “NEOM is interested in the future of design and construction, and presents a positive image of how projects should be, especially since the size of the project requires strong partnerships between NEOM and the entire global industrial chain to translate the vision of NEOM on the ground”.
Meanwhile, NEOM’s Chief Projects Officer Brett Smythe said, “What we witnessed in this meeting confirms the great interest in what we are aiming to achieve here in NEOM.
This interest is not only related to the size of the project, but also to the way the work is being implemented. We are serious about building NEOM in a completely different manner and we are working to steer the sector towards technological progress, increased innovation, and efficiency”.
NEOM project is the cornerstone in supporting the realization of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 in terms of diversifying sources of income and is featured by its uniqueness in terms of the future of the vision and the magnitude and diversity of businesses and projects.
NEOM, through the “THE LINE” project, aims to create 380,000 jobs and achieve and add an income of SR180 billion to GDP by 2030.