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Metros for Dammam and Qatif planned
Riyadh, May 20, 2014
Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has decided to implement integrated public transport systems, including Metros and buses, in Dammam and Qatif cities, a report said.
The cabinet also set up a high-level committee under the Eastern Province governor to implement the project in phases over the next seven years, said the Arab News report.
The cabinet, chaired by Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, authorised the region’s governorate to establish a private company to supervise the implementation of the project, it said.
Saudi Arabia is currently implementing Metro projects in Jeddah and Riyadh.