Burj Khalifa: This mega tower will be built in the ongoing development project in an 18 km wide area in the northern area of Riyadh. To make this, a design competition is going on, in which a huge fee ($ 1 million) has been fixed for participation.
Burj Khalifa: Saudi Arabia is preparing to leave behind the Burj Khalifa of Dubai, the world’s tallest building. The Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund is planning to build a mega tower that will be twice the height of the Burj Khalifa. It is being told that this mega tower will be 2 kilometers high. Please tell that the height of Burj Khalifa is 828 meters.
According to media reports, a design competition is going on to build the mega tower, in which a huge fee ($ 1 million) has been fixed for participation. It is being told that some of the world’s leading architect companies are also included who have experience of building many megatowers around the world.
- Where will this mega tower be built?
This mega tower will be built in the ongoing development project in an 18 km wide area in the northern area of the capital Riyadh. According to the contractors associated with this project, it will cost about $ 5 billion to build it.
- What does Saudi Arabia want?
The project site is located to the west of the King Khalid International Airport. The plan to expand the airport was announced recently. It will be known as King Salman International Airport and it will be ready in the year 2030. Will be the largest airport in the world in terms of the number of passengers
It is believed that Saudi Arabia is working on its Vision 2030 under which many huge projects will be completed in the country. It has also been claimed in some media reports that Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia wants to compete with Dubai through these projects.