It is an integrated mining city located northeast of Turaif city in the Northern border region, seeking to develop the economy, localize technology and exploit natural resources that benefit the nation's economy. The city has all the ingredients of industry and sustainable development, and the volume of investments is expected to reach 21 billion riyals for the Ma'aden Wa'ad Al Shamal Phosphate Co. Project, which is the major focus for the establishment of Wa'ad Al-Shamal City for Mining Industries on an area of 440 square kilometers.
Whereas the government will build and support the region by spending an amount of 4.5 billion riyals in this city, in addition to the completion of the project using high-tech, integrated world-class standards in terms of services, infrastructure and housing, all under "MODON" supervision.
Wa'ad Al-Shamal region is characterized by the abundance of rare resources and wealth of investment opportunities, where there are materials available here, those are not available in other areas; such as phosphoric acid, aluminum salts, potash, soda ash and chemical fluoride. In addition, a complex for Glass will be established, along with another for plastic and an additional complex for solar energy, in order to invest the region in a way that benefits the country and its citizens and thus contribute to achieving the Saudi Vision 2030.