By Masud HMN*)
The Salman Park very big than London Hyde Park will be build in Riyadh capital city. Kingdom Saudi Aeabia. It is showing vision King Salman on cultural economic and social development in the region Project hamdling by Royal Comission City Fahd Al Rasheed The goals is transformation into next decade as part of big Vission 2030 Kingdom Saudi Arabia
Indeed no many people know before what abaut specific planning of Riyadh, capital city Saudi Arabia.Then people know after President of the Royal City Arabia comission was launching the project with budget SR3 trillion ($800 billion) plan to double the size of Riyadh in the next decade and transform it into an economic, social and cultural for the region. (Arab News 6/7/2020)
The interesting strategy for the capital city was anounctmenby Fahd Al-Rasheed, president of the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh,Royal Comission ahead of key meetings of the U20, the arm of the G20 leaders’ summit that deals with urban development and strategy.
Not difficult to understanding for Kindgom policy, It explain Fahd Al Rasheed that Riyadh is already a very important economic engine for the Kingdom, and although it’s already very successful, the plan now, under Vision 2030, is to actually take that way further, to double the population to 15 million people,” as he told Arab News April 18,2020
He continuing talks“We’ve already launched 18 megaprojects in the city, worth over SR1 trilliony over $250 billion, to both improve livability and deliver much higher economic growth so we can create jobs and double the population in 10 years. It’s a significant plan and the whole city is working to make sure this happens.”
About $250 billion in investment is expected from the private sector, with the same amount generated by increased economic activity from population growth, finance and banking, cultural and desert tourism, and leisure events.
“We must also ensure the growth is managed properly, so there will be a focus on transport and logistics, including the Riyadh metro which will open at the beginning of next year. The aim is to increase productivity,” Al-Rasheed said.
The plan involves the creation of a “mega industrial zone” focusing on advanced technology such as renewables and automation, and biotechnology and aquaponics. Another key feature is sustainability, with energy conservation, the circular carbon economy with its emphasis on reducing emissions, and water management, allpriorities.
“You will see 7 million trees planted in Riyadh in the next few years, and King Salman Park will be bigger than Hyde Park in London,” Al-Rasheed said.
According releass bySaudi Persagemcy (SPA) the High Light of proyect consist budget as below
Firsth, 18 megaprojects have already been launched worth over $250 billion.
Secondly 7 million trees planted in Riyadh in the next few years.
Thirdh, King Salman Park will be bigger than Hyde Park in London.
The city also aims to be a Middle East artistic and cultural hub. An opera house is being considered, as well as public art shows with 1,000 works commissioned from around the world. “We have not seen anything like it since Renaissance Florence,” Al-Rasheed said.
The plans will be discussed tas soon possibleonline meetings of the U20 linking Riyadh with Houston. The Texas oil capital is suffering a new spike in coronavirus cases and pandemics will be on the agenda. “We want to deal with this one, but also be ready for the next one,” Al-Rasheed said.
Against theplaning of this mega proyect. many expert believe althought ambitious but realistic and investing pride,Not only to Saudi Arabia, but also Moslem the wordl Showing Islamic working ethic andevomomic development. into cultural
Lastly the success of Saudi Arabia a part of revival moddle east and Moslem in the world.We want to see with pray the brttercomdirioan for success in the future, Insha Allah
Jakarta 4 July 2020
*) Masud HMN Doctor Lecture Muhammadiyah University Prof DrHamka (UHAMKA) Jakarta. Email email@example.com
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