Transport: Saudi Arabia, Italian PM at Riyadh subway site

Metro line being built by consortium of Italian firms

09 November, 11:53

    Italian Premier Matteo Renzi (C) visits the construction site of Riyadh's subway Italian Premier Matteo Renzi (C) visits the construction site of Riyadh's subway

    RIYADH - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has reached the construction site of Riyadh's subway. The premier will watch as the last diaphragm of the first subway station is broken, which a consortium of Italian companies is building in the capital of Saudi Araba. Social Affairs Minister Majed bin Abdullah al Qasabi has accompanied minister.

    The CEO of Salini Impregilo, Pietro Salini, and CEO of Ansaldo STS, Stefano Siragusa, welcomed the premier.

    The consortium of firms taking part in the construction of the longest of six subway lines in the Saudi capital is led by Salini Impregilo and includes Salini Impregilo, Larsen & Toubro and Nesma for construction work, Ansaldo STS for the technological side and Bombardier, for the provision of vehicles.

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