RIYADH - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has launched four entertainment projects in the capital Riyadh, together worth 23 billion US Dollars.
According to state television the projects include a park, a sports track, and an art center.
Through establishing the largest urban garden in the world, the park project aims to increase the per capita share of green space in Riyadh by 16 times.
The art center is set to include cultural and artistic institutions in hopes of transforming Riyadh into an “open exhibition” hosting the works of 1,000 local and international artists.
The sports track will connect the city from east to west, extending for 135 kilometers.
The four projects are part of the kingdom’s vision 2030 and are expected to generate 70,000 new jobs for citizens in various sectors.