A news channel depicted The Line as a walkable "belt of hyper-associated future networks, without vehicles and streets and built around nature." It said the city would have 1 million inhabitants and make 380,000 jobs by 2030. The framework will cost $100 billion to $200 billion, the crown prince said.
Neom is the crown gem of Prince Mohammed's arrangement to expand the economy of the world's biggest unrefined exporter. Declared in 2017, the task traverses in excess of 10,000 square miles in a distant zone of the nation's northwest. It's depicted on its official website as "a bold and venturesome dream" that will end up being a centre for new advancements and organizations.
The task has been tormented by skepticism and political debate since its dispatch. Experts question if it's reasonable and can draw in the investment required.
"The foundation of investment in The Line will come from the $500 billion help to Neom by the Saudi government, PIF and neighbourhood and worldwide speculators more than 10 years," the prince told columnists in Al-Ula, alluding to Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.
The declaration on Sunday shows the degree to which Prince Mohammed is pondering life after oil for the realm, which procured over portion of government income from unrefined in 2020. The undertaking was the principal significant improvement to be declared inside Neom.
"For what reason do we acknowledge forfeiting nature for advancement?" the ruler stated, referring to rising ocean levels and fossil fuel by-products in a way uncommon for a Saudi authority. The city, he stated, would be a "revolution for humankind" with "zero vehicles, zero roads, zero emanations." No excursion inside The Line will be longer than 20 minutes, he said. The city would be worked around "super-fast travel and self-governing versatility arrangements," as indicated by the assertion.