Saudi PIF to Inject $266 Bn into New Projects

Saudi Arabia

Saudi PIF to Inject $266 Bn into New Projects

The Saudi Public Investment Fund invested nearly $1.3 billion in four national companies in the contracting sector during the last period, announced Governor Yasser al-Rumayyan.

Rumayyan announced the establishment of a general department for national development to determine the strategic directions in economic development and measuring impact.

The group launched a set of programs, including the local content growth program "Musahama," which aims to increase the share of local content spending in PIF's domestic portfolio to 60 percent by the end of 2025.

Rumayyan said in his opening speech at the PIF Private Sector Forum that Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz is enlisting the private sector and enhancing its role in advancing the country's economy and realizing Vision 2030.

The vision promotes innovation and economic diversification and seeks to increase the private sector's contribution to GDP from 40 percent to 65 percent by 2030.

- Government tenders

In a dialogue session titled "Partnership with the private sector is a strategic pillar in shaping the Kingdom's local economy," Industry and Mineral Resources Minister Bandar al-Khorayef stated that the number of government tenders of the mandatory list applies to 50,000, benefiting over 4,000 national factories.

Khorayef, also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Local

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