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Saudi Arabia prepares for Winter Games in the desert in 2029

The promise of an “unprecedented global event” when the desert future Saudi Arabia “Trogena” i neom It will take over the hosting of the Asian Winter Games in 2029. This was made clear on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia won the bid to host the winter event.Scriver Ranger.

The Saudi sports minister confirmed the potential host prince Abdulaziz bin Turki al-sa Faisalwho took to Twitter to thank “the Saudi leadership and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince” for their support of winter sports.

The goal of the project in the Neom area is to create something new that has not been done before. For example the ski slopes. (Photo: NEOM)

Part of the development plan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

also Nadhmi al-Nasr, CEO of NEOM project He was clearly satisfied with the news.

“The Trojans will have the right infrastructure to create the winter conditions in the heart of the desert, to make these Winter Games an unprecedented global event,” he said.

Work has now begun to prepare the vast desert landscape for the upcoming Winter Games. Work estimated to be completed in 2026 and cost $500 billion, or 5.4 billion crowns.

A large sum would generate outdoor skiing, an artificial freshwater lake and a nature reserve.

Close to the heart of the crown prince

Then there is the project of the Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Very close to the heart and part of the Kingdom’s development plan “Vision 2030”, which aims to bring about a radical transformation in the country’s economy.

Above all, the project aims to do something that has not been done before. For example, ski slopes in the desert. Or as stated on the NEOM website:

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“Simply put, NEOM will be a destination, a home for people who dream big and want to be part of building a new paradigm for sustainable living, work and success.”

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