His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Region, praised the security, safety, stability and growth that the Kingdom enjoys at a time when the world is witnessing many turbulences, with the grace of God and then the wisdom of the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and His Highness the Trustworthy Crown Prince, “may God protect them both.” “.
This came during His Highness’s reception yesterday evening, Monday, at the weekly council (Mondays) at the Emirate’s headquarters, their Highnesses, Excellencies, officials and people in the region, the CEO of the Royal Commission in Jubail, Dr. Ahmed bin Zaid Al Hussein, and a number of officials of the Royal Commission in Jubail.
His Highness praised the great efforts of the Royal Commission in Jubail that resulted in many investment projects that brought about a quantum leap in the national economy in light of the great and unlimited support of the wise leadership.
His Highness, the Emir of the Eastern Region, explained that the rates of pollution measurement in the air, water and soil in Jubail Industrial City are excellent, and it is considered more than safe and life on its land is one of the best types of life despite the presence of a huge number of factories.
His Highness said, “The success achieved in Jubail Industrial turned it into a model city in all the meaning of the word, as the reasons for its renaissance were taken into account and the reality with all its challenges was dealt with, so that the city became, praise be to God, an example of an industrial city that continues to provide its services for hundreds of years, as well as It is a city capable of expanding north and west, as it extends to the north until it is close to “Ras Al-Khair” and soon Jubail Industrial City and Ras Al-Khair will become one city.
His Highness added, “There is a very large number of young men and women of the nation working in Jubail Industrial City, and they are the ones who do most of the work, with the help of experts whenever there is a need for them, and we are not ashamed of seeking the help of experts, and it has been said that he who seeks the help of minds is not ignorant, and the founding king – May God rest his soul in peace – he sought the help of men from all countries of the world during the establishment and building of the state, which is an affirmation of his wisdom and insightful vision – may God have mercy on him – that aimed to build and renaissance the country and the human being.
His Highness the Emir of the Eastern Region touched on the emergence of industrial Jubail and said, “The governorate of Jubail has been known since ancient times and has its place in the soul, and it has a great historical legacy. It has a major integrated industrial city that includes advanced global industries that look at the future at that time with the eyes of today.
His Highness added, “In 1975, the establishment of Jubail Industrial City was announced, and it was seen as a kind of dream. There was some ridicule from outside observers, but your country’s future vision was ambitious for a country that aspired to be in the ranks of developed countries for global industries while preserving all its values.” Today, praise be to God, it has become the largest industrial city in the world in the eastern region on the coast of the Arabian Gulf, covering an area of 1016 square kilometers and including industrial complexes, major facilities and ports, and contributes about 7% of the Kingdom’s GDP.
His Highness, the Emir of the Eastern Province, said, “As it is said in the commercial and industrial field, capital is cowardly, but in reality capital is not cowardly. All the companies in this city achieve distinguished profits and also contribute to supplying the world with what it needs of petrochemical materials and other medium and light manufacturing industries as well.”--
After that, the CEO of the Royal Commission in Jubail, Dr. Ahmed bin Zaid Al Hussein, delivered a speech in which he emphasized that the Royal Commission in Jubail enjoys generous and unlimited support from our wise leadership, which was founded by the late King Abdulaziz Al Saud, may God rest his soul, with an objective and comprehensive view of developing the mechanisms of the economy. It is the development based on the study and the correct scientific foundations that resulted in the Royal Commission, which has become an icon for industries and a symbol of industrial symbols at the global level.-
Dr. explained. Al Hussein, that the Royal Commission in Jubail is an industrial model that we are proud of, as it is an icon, an industrial oasis, and one of the important economic investment arms of the Kingdom. During its journey, it was able to target 9 industrial sectors that are compatible with the national strategy for industry, which achieves industrial integration, supports local content, strengthens supply chains and value, and increases the security of localization. Industry in the Kingdom, which resulted in investments estimated at 700 billion Saudi riyals, and industrial investments accounted for 83% of the total investments, of which 171 billion Saudi riyals are direct foreign investments.
He pointed out that the Royal Commission aims to strengthen the infrastructure that supports projects in the entertainment and tourism sectors by attracting investors.
Then the CEO, Dr. Ahmed Al Hussein, during a presentation in which he explained what Jubail Industrial City has achieved in terms of huge investment growth and basic equipment in the city, which includes electricity, sea water cooling, desalinated water, sewage and industrial waste management, feedstock networks, and the mechanism used to monitor and control the environment for air, water and soil through systems Strict live monitoring of pollution levels and air quality. It is also keen to increase the percentage of afforestation compared to the population to provide a healthy quality of life with high standards. He also reviewed the educational achievements in the academic and research fields, and the most important social activities in the city.
After that, an introductory film was shown that tells the inspiring story of the exemplary industrial city of Jubail, which brought about a great revolution and renaissance in industries and the advanced infrastructure, industrial and construction it contains.
His Royal Highness Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Governor of the Eastern Region, also received in his office in the Principality’s Court today, Tuesday, the Director General of the Saudi Society for Public Taste Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Mahboub, accompanied by the association’s work team, and His Highness blessed the launch of the “We are all taste” participatory platform, which aims to involve various Segments of society and empowering their effective role with regard to public taste in Saudi society.
His Highness, the Emir of the Eastern Province, received a report on the work of the Saudi Society for Public Taste for the year 2022 AD, which included the most prominent achievements in the “Homeland of Taste” initiative and the programs that were launched and worked on in the field, and the contribution that the association is making in promoting Islamic values and Saudi social standards in pursuing taste. public as a way of life.
And the Director General of the Society, Abdulaziz Al-Mahboub, raised his thanks to His Highness, the Emir of the Eastern Region, for his keenness and interest in what contributes to supporting the message of the Society.