Saudi Arabia Says Sharia-Ruled 75-Mile Desert Skyscraper Will 'Free' People from 'Cars and Emissions'

Saudi Arabia Says Sharia-Ruled 75-Mile Desert Skyscraper Will 'Free' People from 'Cars and Emissions'


The “Mirror Line” – a proposed 75-mile-long twin skyscraper metropolis in arid northwest Saudi Arabia – will liberate its proposed 5 million residents “from roads, cars, and emissions,” according to the Saudi Press Agency this week.

According to an English-language report on the project by Saudi news agency al-Arabiya, the “Mirror Line” will trap its expected 5 million residents in an environmental paradise where walking and a government-controlled high-speed train will be the only forms of transportation. The skyscraper development will include artificial agricultural sectors that make food, available to residents in “community canteens,” the Wall Street Journal reported last week, citing unnamed officials working on the project.

The project will also reportedly boast a sports stadium and a “marina” within the building complex.

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