VISION REALIZATION PROGRAMS

National Industrial Development and Logistics Program

The program aims to transform the Kingdom into a leading industrial powerhouse and a global logistics hub, by maximizing the value of its mining and energy sectors while unlocking the full potential of local content and 4 Industrial Revolution (IR). NIDLP largely contributes to driving the Kingdom’s economic diversification towards sustainable growth by fostering a globally attractive investment environment.

The national Industrial development and logistics program was launched at the beginning of 2019, out of the leadership's belief in the importance of the program's 4 sectors (Energy, Industry, Logistics and Mining) and via integration to maximize their contribution to the Kingdom's efforts to grow and diversify the economy. 

The program main sectors are Energy, Industry, Logistics and Mining. The program  also focuses on the two enabling pillars of local content and the 4th Industrial Revolution 4IR, given their importance towards enabling the main sectors to reach their preset strategic objectives.

The National Industrial development and logistics program had numerous achievements since its commencement which includes but not limited to the launch of the largest in its kind geological survey program for the Arabian Shield region. It also achieved remarkable progress in international connectivity by adding 5 new shipping lines to the Kingdom's ports, inaugurating the first locally manufactured fast intercept boat, the launch of multiple utility-scale renewable energy projects and strides of progress in military equipment localization as well as the global launch of the "Saudi Made" program.

The program is currently working on developing the infrastructure for its four sectors to be one of the most important factors in raising the Kingdom's competitiveness and attractiveness as an ideal destination for investment. It is also working on optimal utilization of resources of all kinds, improving policies and legislation for the sectors to enable the program to achieve its goals, and enable local and foreign private sector investment.

Chairman - Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, Member of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs

H.E. Mr. Bandar Ibrahim Alkhorayef

Minister of Communications and Information Technology

H.E. Eng. Abdullah Amer Al-Swaha

Minister of Transport

H.E. Eng. Saleh Nasser Al-Jasser

Vice Minister of Economy and Planning

H.E. Mr. Faisal Fadhel Alibrahim

Deputy Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources

H.E. Eng. Osama Abdulaziz Al-Zamil

Representative of Ministry of Energy

Ahmed Musa AlZahrani

Representative of Ministry of Investment

Mr. Nasser Damshaq Al-Mahasher

Key Objectives

OBJECTIVE 01

Develop oil and gas adjacent Industries

OBJECTIVE 02

Localize promising manufacturing industries

OBJECTIVE 03

Localize military industry

OBJECTIVE 04

Create special zones and rehabilitate economic cities

OBJECTIVE 05

Grow and capture maximum value from the mining sector

OBJECTIVE 06

Raise gas production and distribution capacity

OBJECTIVE 07

Grow the contribution of renewables to the national energy mix.

OBJECTIVE 08

Enhance the competitiveness of the energy sector

OBJECTIVE 09

Create and improve the performance of logistics hubs

OBJECTIVE 10

Improve the local, regional and international connectivity of trade and transport networks

OBJECTIVE 11

Increase the local content in non-oil sectors

OBJECTIVE 12

Increase localization of Oil and Gas sector

Commitments by End of 2025

Top Achievements