KSrelief Delivers Chinese Government Aid to Yemen to Combat COVID-19    Interior Ministry: Re-imposing Strict Precautions in Jeddah for 2 Weeks from Tomorrow, Saturday    Volunteering Campaign on Health Awareness Launched from Saudi Mosques    OCHA: Pledging Conference For Yemen 2020 Pledges US$1.35 Billion in Humanitarian Aid    India Reports 9851 New COVID-19 Cases    Northern Borders Region Governor Launches "SALSOLA" Resettling Project on WED    Saudi Press: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Leads Global Efforts in Confronting COVID-19    Agricultural Development Fund Finances 33 Projects to Mitigate Coronavirus Impact    UAE Strongly Condemns Terror Attack on a Mosque in Kabul    The first construction recycling facility in Riyadh to be operated next July    SAMA: With Growth 95%.. 89,345 New Mortgages Loans for Individuals until April 2020    SRO resumes trips today    Five-star Bayern Edge Closer to 30th League Title    Gamers Without Borders Championship continues its competitions for world professional video gamers    Three Saudi Female Athletes Review their Experiences    Saudi Taekwondo wins gold medal in virtual world championship    Saudi Surgeon Managed to Remove Kuwaiti Girl's Brain Tumor, as French Physician Declined, in the last Moments    KSA Ministry of Health Leads Advance Clinical Studies, on 4 Innovative Techniques for Coronavirus Treatment    SPIMACO Addwaeih Localizes Technology for Biological Drugs in Alliance with Amgen US Company within its Initiatives to Achieve Drug Security    Bangladesh reports first coronavirus death    Senior Scholars Council Issues Decision No. 246 Regarding Attendance of Friday Prayer and Prayers at Mosques in a Case of Spread of Epidemic or Fear of its Spread    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Addresses Citizens and Muslims on Eid Al-Fitr    Custodian of Two Holy Mosques addresses Citizens and Muslims on the Advent of Holy Month of Ramadan    Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Launches Awareness Message on Sacrifice Day    Newcastle Beat West Ham 3-0 for their first Win of the Season    Mourinho insists Ibrahimovic must be good enough for Manchester United    Reforms have saved the economy from possible recession, say analysts    The King and Crown Prince congratulates Moldova's President    More than 1,5 million pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia, so far    MWL allocates SR 7 million for Eid sacrifice project in 47 countries    Saudi Campaign provides educational and training services for Syrians in Al-Za'tari camp    Saudi student goes missing in Kentucky, US    Harvey lashes Texas US coast with high wind, torrential rain    North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills    Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee given five-year jail sentence for bribery    Known days    "MODON" Signs MoU with Chinese Goldwind Company for wind-turbines manufacturing in the Kingdom    Flyadeal, Saudi Arabia's new low-cost airline, scheduled to launch on September 23, reports    Mastercard launches Masterpass in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia    Honda among 27 Japan players named for World Cup qualifiers    Joker, Harley Quinn movie in works with 'Crazy Stupid Love' filmmakers    Madhuri Dixit to venture into Marathi films as a producer    Consumers warned against using some brands of face powder, hair products    How 'GOT' makers made the frozen lake in 'Beyond the Wall'    Shraddha Kapoor wants people to help the needy    Neymar targets improvement after phenomenal home debut    Politicizing the pilgrimage    Rakhi 2017: "Bond of Love" between a brother and his sister    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





A Report within the economic file of the Federation of Arab News Agencies (FANA)
Published in Saudi Press Agency on 17 - 04 - 2019

The Saudi ports represent a fundamental and important pillar in supporting economic growth and have an exceptional role in the development of regional and international trade, on which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia relies on, to achieve successive development plans as the main factor in the trade and industrial exchange between the Kingdom and the world.
The Kingdom has 10 ports, namely: Jeddah Islamic Port, King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam, King Abdullah Port in Rabigh, King Fahd Industrial Port in Yanbu, Yanbu Commercial Port, King Fahd Industrial Port in Jubail, Jubail Commercial Port, Jazan Port, Dubah Port and Ras Al Khair Port. Four of these ports are located on the coast of the Arabian Gulf and six on the Red Sea coast, through which 13% of the world trade volume passes, and are directly related to all economic, industrial and commercial activities in all the Kingdom's regions and cities.
The Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) is responsible for organizing, supervising, operating and developing nine Saudi ports to serve various operational and logistic projects that benefiting the national economy and strengthening the commercial movement in the Kingdom.
The Kingdom has a strategic location, through which it overlooks the Arabian Gulf from the east and the Red Sea from the west, which are crossed by many shipping and passenger vessels from three continents of the world, Africa, Asia and Europe.
The geographical location of the Kingdom is also a link to the continents of Asia, Africa, Europe and its coasts extending east and west, and has a series of ports ready to meet strong export and import movement and serve transit vessels.
Due to the importance of the Saudi ports, the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has invested in developing the Kingdom's ports to keep up with developments in international shipping standards by allocating huge budgets to establish and develop Saudi ports on the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf coast.
As part of the qualitative leap in the development of Saudi ports, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and Chairman of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs inaugurated the King Abdullah Port in Rabigh, the first port in the Middle East which is owned, developed and managed fully by the private sector, during his visit to King Abdullah Economic City, which also included announcing a number of agreements signed by the port management with many parties.
In this context, the Minister of Transport and Chairman of the Saudi Ports Authority, Dr. Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi said: "This important national project and the achievements we are witnessing today would not have been possible without the care, keenness and support of the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for all that would push the development of this dear country. "
The great support provided by the State to revitalize Saudi ports has resulted in the launching of 10 major initiatives by the Saudi Ports Authority to achieve its vision and the Kingdom's Vision 2030, the most important of which is the development of infrastructure, operational efficiency and regulatory reform.
--More
10:41 LOCAL TIME 07:41 GMT
0001
www.spa.gov.sa/1913866


Clic here to read the story from its source.