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CAIRO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Saudi energy minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday the mining sector will be open to foreign investment after introducing the new mining law, Al-Arabiya TV reported.
The energy minister was quoted earlier saying that the Saudi king will inaugurate the Waad Al-Shamaal mining project on Thursday. The project will reportedly cost $22.7 billion.
Reporting by Nayera Abdallah; editing by David Evans