Delegation led by Dr. Mansour Al-Turki, Deputy Minister of Transport and Logistics
The Saudi Transport and Logistics Sector participated in the 101st annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) held in in Washington, D.C., USA, in January 2022.
The meeting is one of the largest global events for specialists and experts in the transport industry.
Dr. Mansour Al-Turki, Deputy Minister of Transport and Logistics for Planning and Information, headed the Saudi delegation participating in the TRB activities.
This participation comes as part of efforts to facilitate Saudi Arabia’s ambitious transport and logistics plan through interacting with key industry-focused international entities and companies and exploring possibilities to build strategic partnerships to enable the sector to deliver set strategic goals.
Besides, the Saudi delegation held a meeting with the World Bank Group (WBG) to discuss in detail means of cooperation between Saudi transport and logistics sector and the WBG across different areas.
Noteworthy, the National Strategy for Transport and Logistics was launched by HRH Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Chairman of the Higher Committee for Transport and Logistics, on June 29, 2021.
It aims to establish Saudi Arabia’s position as a global logistics hub connecting three continents, upgrade all transportation means and services and promote logistics integration to support the Kingdoms’ overall development process.
The strategy includes a package of major projects that enable economic and social goals, key pillars of Vision 2030 programs.