Title: Efforts of Saudi Arabia to meet the sustainable development goals of the United Nations: a study on 'The Line' project
Authors: Ruby Khan; Nafeesa Khader Syed
Addresses: Department of Finance and Banking, College of Business Administration, Jazan University, Jazan, 82722, Saudi Arabia ' Department of Finance and Banking, College of Business Administration, Jazan University, Jazan, 82722, Saudi Arabia
Abstract: The review finds out about the United Nations' sustainable development goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda outlined in 2016 for sustainable development. This research tries to determine the kingdom's scope, complexity, and SDG effectiveness. This research focuses on the country's Line project and SDGs. This report shows the government's efforts to address 'Sustainable Development of the Saudi Region'. According to studies, collaborative border integration activities generate and enhance regional development potential through developing and spreading resource fundamentals. Line wants to support the SDGs, mark World Creativity and Innovation Day, and encourage local networks to create creative solutions for people, the environment, and the economy. Various projects have already been accomplished. Many more visionary projects, NEOM and The Line will soon be witnessed. The Line project is different from other reckons to tackle worldwide. It will be a provocative action for KSA, how the project activities to attain SDGs.
Keywords: sustainable development; poverty eradication; hunger elimination; healthcare; quality education; gender equality; clean water; affordable energy; employment; industrial development; NEOM; The Line.
International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, 2022 Vol.12 No.3/4, pp.159 - 181
Received: 16 Jan 2022
Accepted: 13 Mar 2022
Published online: 09 Feb 2023 *