Saudi energy and industry minister highlights aspects of Vision 2030
He underscored the importance of steering the industrial force towards exporting while meeting the local demand
Following the opening of Saudi Arabia’s first home-made gas turbine, Khalid al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, highlighted key aspects of Vision 2030.
Addressing the opening ceremony of the gas turbine, produced by Dammam-based Siemens Center for Energy, Al-Falih disclosed that following the announcement of the Kingdom Vision 2030 in the industrial field, a National Transformation Program will soon be launched.
He said the vision of King Salman has touched three major items: promotion of human resources, the infrastructure and integration among all economic players.
He underscored the importance of steering the industrial force towards exporting while meeting the local demand.
Falih added that the nationalization (Saudization) plan which orchestrates the industrial sector will cover other sectors, citing the health services and renewed energy.
Dammam gas turbine factory is the Middle East’s largest and among Siemens Energy Corporation’s biggest in the world, aiming to enhance the national economy, diversify the sources of income, create job opportunities and meet the local as well as foreign market needs.
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