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Will Saudi Arabia's plans for a new city be successful?

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) is one of the most ambitious construction projects in the world.

The plan is to create a city of two million people and one of the world's biggest deep water ports.

It is hoped the $100bn (£68bn, 89bn euros) city will be a magnet for global business and tourism to rival Dubai, but as the plunge in oil prices continues to spook global financial markets, could these plans now be shrouded in uncertainty?

The BBC's Stephen Sackur reports.

Watch the full HARDtalk interview with the CEO of King Abdullah Economic City, Fahd Al-Rasheed, on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel on Monday 8 February 2016.

  • 05 Feb 2016