The number of industrial establishments in Saudi Arabia increased from 8,800 in 2019 to more than 11,000 industrial establishments, according to Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources official Mohammad al-Suwailem.
The undersecretary for industrial services was speaking at the “Industrial Sector Enablers” forum, organized by the Riyadh Chamber represented by the Industrial Committee, in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources.
The forum was held in the presence of a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Industrial Committee at the Riyadh Chamber, Abdullah al-Khorayef, and several interested specialists in the industrial sector.
The event highlighted the enablers allocated to enable the industrial sector to achieve the industrial goals within the paths of Vision 2030.
Suwailem confirmed that the number of industrial establishments in Saudi Arabia is targeted to reach 36,000 in 2035.
Khorayef confirmed that holding the forum comes within the framework of the efforts of the Chamber’s Industry Committee to build bridges of communication with officials in the industrial sector.
He reiterated that it allows the opportunity to discuss issues of concern to the sector and reach solutions.