Saudi arabia : the MBS, the end of illusions - The Point

It is an oasis of technology in the middle of the desert. Populated with robots, flying cars and drones, this futuristic city of the area of Belgium is supposed

Saudi arabia : the MBS, the end of illusions - The Point

It is an oasis of technology in the middle of the desert. Populated with robots, flying cars and drones, this futuristic city of the area of Belgium is supposed to supplant Silicon Valley. Called Neom (from the Greek neo, " new ", and the Arabic mostaqbal, " future "), the megalopolis, consisting of a dozen cities, bathing in an ocean of solar panels and wind turbines, should see the light of day as early as 2025 in the north-west of saudi Arabia, on the western coast of the kingdom. With less strict rules than in the rest of the monarchy ultraconservative – the veil s...

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