RIYADH: The Ministry of Transport launched a training program for university students at its central laboratory in Riyadh on Saturday.
The program focuses on the latest advances in technology focused on sustainable development in transportation, as well as introducing students to safety procedures and the assessment of construction materials. It also includes tours of some of the ministry’s ongoing projects.
The ministry’s central laboratory is its main site for testing road materials and overseeing factories that produce road materials. It also provides technical advice on the manufacture and maintenance of such materials and runs programs for engineers, technicians, observers and relevant authorities.