Saudi Arabia’s non-oil sector GDP stated a year-on-year growth of 4.3 per cent in third quarter of 2019 and a growth of 2.9 per cent in the second quarter of the year. The Royal Commission for Riyadh City has specified second quarter 2020 as the period for starting operation of the King Abdulaziz Bus Public Transport Network in Riyadh.

In other news, Wisconsin-based Fincantieri Marinette Marine has won a $1.3 billion agreement from the US Navy to construct four ships for Saudi Arabia.

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