Saudi Arabia unveils plan to build Las Vegas type entertainment city


Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to build an entertainment city in Riyadh as big as Las Vegas.

The city would be built on 129 square miles and will offer entertainment, sporting and cultural activities apart from hosting a safari and Six Flags theme park.

The kingdom’s Public Investment Fund will be the main investor in the project, for which work will commence in 2018. The first stage will be finished by 2022, according to a statement by Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, deputy crown prince, carried by state news agency SPA.

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