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The Minister of Transport to Jizan For Inspection Tour

His Royal Highness the Prince Muhammad bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz the Governor of Jizan region and his Governor Vice Muhammad bin Abdulaziz bin Muhammad bin Abdulaziz, received the Minister of Transport, Dr. Nabil bin Mohammed Al-Amoudi and the Undersecretary for Roads Mr.Majed Al-Arqubi and his Accompanying Delegation at Al.Emirah today to inspect the road projects in region.


They discussed many topics during the meeting relating to the scope of Ministry's actions and the projects in the region. Also, the Minister reviewed a new methodology upon which the MOT is currently in follow-up road projects in all areas of Kingdom, to ensure raise the level of achievement and solving the non-performing projects. Down to raise the level of roads safety as a priority with a number of initiatives of Saudi Vision 2030.


The Minister also thanked the Governor of Jizan region for his following up the road projects in the region, stressing the Ministry's keenness on the completion of priority projects, according to the Regional Council.


The Minister started his inspection tour to the road projects, the first one was the main intersection the coastal highway with Jizan - Sabya road, he also accelerated the pace of work and strengthening the safety. The Minister also has insisted to completing the project on time and giving the support to overcome any obstacles that facing any implementation the project.


The Minister also, oversight the junction which interrupts the coastal highway by Jizan - Abu Arish roads and giving the contractor one month to complete the project.



"When the coastal highway road project is completed it will be like the main artery for the Jizan Region especially the coastal strip," said by the Minster. The total length of coastal highway road 140 kilometers. The important things in the project that connects the King Abdullah Airport and Jizan Economic City with all coastal cities, and the project its will ends in the third quarter of 2019.


The Minister’s tour included on implementation work and preventive maintenance for Sabiya - Al Edabi road. The Minister also has stressed the contractor to complete the project up to 3 months.



​The Minister inspected projects of the region through his visit to an implementation of the north-south-east-west of the province of Viva. He also discussed the progress of work and stressed contractors to intensify work.

The Minister ended his inspection tour in Sabya-Huroob road to ensure that maintenance contractor complies was requested to deal with roads and to intensify the safety in it. Also, follow-up coordination of the General Directorate of Traffic to stop the transit of trucks and change course through its dedicated alternative route.


Last updated: 1/13/2019 1:31 PM

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