The Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones, or “Modon,” has disclosed its success in localizing several of the UN sustainable development goals in collaboration with the public and commercial sectors.
The Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications Department and an official spokesman confirmed that MODON, as an active member of The Group of Twenty “G20,” contributes to supporting the Kingdom’s openness to the world by playing a pivotal role in achieving the objectives of the Saudi Vision 2030 and the initiatives entrusted to it in the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program “Ndaleb.”
He said that MODON was able to achieve 13 goals directly connected to its development and investment operations, including poverty eradication, hunger abolition, excellent health and well-being, education of high quality, gender parity, sanitation and clean water, clean and reasonably priced energy,
good pay and economic growth, industry, and innovation, reducing inequalities, consumption and output, climate change, action Life under the sea, peace, and justice, as well as robust institutions and collaborative efforts to attain goals.
He revealed that MODON had achieved the following direct goals: decent work and economic growth, goal-achievement partnerships, sustainable cities and communities, clean water and sanitation, industry innovation, and infrastructure, climate action, responsible consumption and production, clean and affordable energy, good health and well-being, gender equality, decreased inequities and high-quality education.
According to the Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Modon is working on developing promising cities and leveraging investment opportunities in various regions to contribute to the establishment of sustainable cities and local communities, such as attracting a multi-purpose cooperative factory in Al-Akkas to establish a factory for the packaging of local agricultural products in the industrial city of Asir. It is part of the Kingdom’s Sustainable Agricultural Rural Development Program 2018-2025, and it is also trying to give new infrastructure, facilities, services, and goods to its partners to accomplish a safe investment.