(Arabian oil and gas) -- As part of strategic vision for 2030, Abu Dhabi has revealed plan to set up two industrial zones in the Western region, local news agency WAM reported. The first industrial zone will be located in al-Rowais and covers an area of 14 square kilometers and dedicated mainly for chemical, petrochemical, plastic manufacturing, oil and gas, cement, building, and logistics industries.
The Madinat Zayed industrial zone will focus on the oil and gas, food manufacturing and logistics industries and will cover an area of 2.5 square kilometers. Both of these industrial zones will provide employment for the people of that region.
The development of an auto city which will be located adjacent to ICAD (Industrial City Abu Dhabi) was approved. It will act as a cluster development for all auto-related businesses and is intended to serve the future growth needs of the automobile sector in Abu Dhabi. The project will attract investment in automobile manufacturing and spare part logistics for facilities across the region and it is also anticipated that this will provide employment opportunities for UAE nationals.