Saudi king to open $22.7-billion mining project on Thursday, Al Arabiya TV

FILE PHOTO - Saudi King Salman and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attend a graduation ceremony and air show marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of King Faisal Air College in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman will inaugurate on Thursday the Waad Al-Shamaal project, a 440-square-km city for mining industries in the country’s northern region, Al Arabiya TV said, quoting energy minister Khalid al-Falih. The project will cost 85 billion riyals ($22.7 billion) and create 10,000 jobs, Falih said. It is part of an […]

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