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Jeddah to sign second public transport contract on Thursday

French company signed a contract with Jeddah Metro to modernize the general plan for public transport network in the region

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The second basic contract for public transport project in Jeddah region will be signed on Thursday in the presence of Municipal and Rural Affairs Minister Prince Mansour Bin Miteb and Makkah Emir Prince Mishal Bin Abdullah.

The contract, worth SR276.67 million, will be signed by Jeddah Metro and a French company. The project, which involves offering consultancy services for primary engineering design works, is for a period of 20 months.

The French company will modernize the general plan for public transport network in the region after carrying out studies about all the previous plans and studies in this regard, and will prepare the initial designing for the metro project.

This article was first published in the Saudi Gazette.