Saudi Invests in Freight
Saudi Arabia appears to be involved in a competition with its near neighbours to invest in freight and logistics infrastructure. It is seems that the country is planning to spend a reported $60 billion on infrastructure improvements including freight and passenger development.
The nearby Sultanate of Oman is investing heavily to transfer cargo operations from the Port of Muscat to new facilities at Sohar. It is also developing new freight handling terminal facilities and a liquid jetty at Salalah, close to the Yemeni border.