Riyadh governor inaugurates Saudi Build exhibition

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Mon, 2019-10-07 23:41

RIYADH: Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar inaugurated Saudi
Build 2019 at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition
Center on Monday.

The construction exhibition — which takes place on Oct. 7-10
— will provide opportunities for investors who are eager to enter
the Saudi market.

Mohammed Al-Sheikh, head of marketing and corporate
communications at the REC, thanked Prince Faisal for his patronage
and said: “This exhibition brings thousands of local and
international businessmen, exporters, manufacturers, industry
specialists, importers and decision-makers under a single platform
to explore the phenomenal opportunities that the nation’s largest
sector has to offer.”

Al-Sheikh added: “Saudi Build 2019 will display innovative
infrastructure capabilities, inspiring advancements in the building
arena, and state-of-the-art technologies in the field of materials
science.”

FASTFACT

• The construction exhibition will provide opportunities for
investors who are eager to enter the Saudi market.

• The Saudi construction sector has been experiencing
significant growth since the announcement of the ambitious Vision
2030 plan.

He said: “The exhibition will bring over 600 local, regional
and international organizations together on a single platform,
allowing them to network with industry influencers, decision-makers
and professionals, and explore unmatched investment prospects in
Saudi Arabia’s promising construction sector, which holds the
biggest potential in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council).”

The Saudi construction sector has been experiencing significant
growth since the announcement of the ambitious Vision 2030 reform
plan in April 2016.

Al-Sheikh said the Kingdom aspires to be a logistics powerhouse
connecting Asia, Europe and Africa.

To achieve this, the government has approved tremendous
investment in the construction of ports, railways, airports and
roads to enhance the Kingdom’s interconnectivity and facilitate
the flow of raw materials, capital and human resources.

“As the Kingdom strives to achieve further economic
integration with GCC countries, the building and construction
sector is expected to play a pivotal role in completing this
process,” Al-Sheikh said.

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Riyadh governor inaugurates Saudi Build exhibition