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Design contract signed for landmark Jeddah stadium

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18 Jul 2022 11:07:56 GMT9
18 Jul 2022 11:07:56 GMT9

Arab News

RIYADH: The Jeddah Central Development Co., wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund, has signed an agreement with a designer of a landmark new stadium.

Architectural consultancy company GMP International will design the project, while engineering work has been assigned to Khatib & Alami, according to a statement.

The stadium is set to be one of four major landmarks of the Jeddah Central Project, the other three being a museum, an opera house, and an oceanarium.

“This contract comes as part of our plan to launch a project that helps to enhance the economic position of Jeddah and to provide a world-class sports and entertainment destination for the city’s residents and visitors from around the Kingdom and abroad,” Ahmed Al-Sulaim, CEO of JCDC, said.

He added the move will contribute to achieving one of PIF’s objectives of socio-economic significance for the sports sector and support Saudi Vision 2030 to build a thriving economy and a vibrant society.

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