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Saudi Arabia has awarded 110 contracts worth more than US$1.2bn to many local firms for building good road infrastructure in the kingdom

al qurayyah 97408 640The goal is to raise road safety and traffic awareness to avoid accidents. (Image source: 12019/Pixabay)

As reported in the Arab News, Nabeel Al-Amoudi, minister of transport, sponsored a signing ceremony in Riyadh for roads contracts throughout the country for the time period of 2019-2022.

The initiative is in line with Saudi Arabia?s target to promote road safety and maintenance, he added.

Tarek Al-Shami, undersecretary for road operation and maintenance, briefed that the government has further developed and upgraded contracts and established performance indicators to meet the Saudi leadership?s expectations.

Dr Ali Al-Ghamdi, head of the National Road Safety Centre, highlighted its efforts to raise road safety and traffic awareness in order to avoid accidents, the source added.