DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia expects to attract investments of more than 1.6 trillion riyals ($427 billion) by 2030 in its push to boost industry, Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said on Thursday, according to state TV al-Ekhbariya.
“The programme to develop national industries and logistics services (is) the largest and most important, and has a huge impact on the Saudi economy,” Al-Falih said.
The minister estimated that the country’s mineral wealth was worth more than 1.3 trillion riyals.
($1 = 3.7506 riyals)
Reporting by Ali Abdelaty, Writing by Tuqa Khalid, Editing by Robin Pomeroy