DescriptionThe Industrial zone in Jeddah which was developed in 1973, reflects the non-oil economy of Saudi Arabia. The Industrial Zone has over 500 factories in heavy, medium and light industries. These industries range from medical drugs, medical accessories, food, textile, cloth, shoes, house holds, furniture, constructions material, glass , etc;The industrial zone was built to accommodate the growing number of factories in the country as well as to encourage more industry that would produce more jobs and wealth. The industrial zone is subsidized by the government so that a businessman pays only a minimal amount for the rent of the land, electricity, and water .;;The trip will consist of the following:;;09:40 Bus Pick up from in front of building 16;-Drive to Jeddah-;11:30 Arrive at Industrial zone and driving tour of the area with a guide;12:30 Stop at one of the major factories for a tour;14:00 Lunch in Jeddah (Each person buys his/her own, about 30-50 SAR);15:00 Return to campus
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