Dr Abdul Aziz Al Jarallah
The Gulf of Aqaba is the northeastern arm of the Red Sea, and the last arm in the body of the Red Sea, beginning at Ras al-Sheikh Humaid north of the island of Thiran and at the entrance to Sanafir on the Saudi coast. The Gulf of Aqaba, up to the city of Haqal, and the port of Al-Durra with Jordan and Al-Humayda to the north. It is a closed bay from the north, with a length of 185 km, and an average width of 33 km. It overlooks the Gulf of Aqaba from the east: Saudi Arabia and Jordan, northern Jordan and occupied Palestine, and west Egypt.
A few Saudi cities, centers and villages are located on the east coast of Aqaba, including: Haqal, Al-Humaydah, Maqna and Al-Durra, across the border with Jordan, in addition to the islands of Thiran, Sanafir, Shusha, Al- Farsha, Umm Qasr and Ras al-Sheikh Hamad. The Gulf of Aqaba almost covers most of the land of the coastal city of Neom, the Future Project.
The location of the Gulf of Aqaba or (Nyon) constitutes a node of maritime and perhaps land communications, as well as future trains connecting the three continents: Asia, Africa and Europe. It will certainly help in economic and investment projects if larger and larger factories are set up for fishing, production and marketing, and for marine and fish production to revive the local economy, meet and achieve the needs. An industry is set up for State goals in obtaining food in public and in emergency situations in the form of food security.
and investing in the north-west corner of the state through the marine fish trade, instead of consuming our desert lands in the sheep, camel and livestock trade, and depleting our land and water in sheep fodder farming or a desert Rainfall occurs in areas where there is no rain, and water-holding layers are rare.