2006 News Story

New port to be built in the Eastern Province

Minister of Transport Dr Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri announced yesterday that the Kingdom plans to build a new port for exporting minerals at Ras Al-Zour. There are currently three seaports in the Eastern Province.

The minister also announced plans to expand the King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam and the King Fahd Industrial Port in Jubail.