Archive for January, 2007

New Megacities in Saudi Arabia

January 27, 2007

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King `Abdullah, Sunday, laid the foundation stone for the third mega economic city in the Kingdom – the SR25 billion ($6.66 billion) Knowledge Economic City in Madinah.

The new Knowledge City will comprise the Taiba Technological and Economic Information Center, an interactive museum on the Prophet’s life, a centre for studies of Islamic civilization, and another centre for medical studies, biosciences and integrated medical services.