Elm, a leader in digital solutions, and the Saudi Arabia Railways (SAR), a major player in the transport and logistics sector, signed an agreement to provide connectivity and integration services for the Haramain High-Speed Rail Systems. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of LEAP 2023.
Dr. Abdulrahman bin Saad Aljadhai, Elm's CEO, and Dr. Bashar bin Khalid AlMalik, SAR's CEO, signed the agreement aimed at ensuring direct electronic connectivity between the Haramain high-speed rail systems and the Hajj and Umrah Information Center systems. This connectivity will provide Haramain tickets to pilgrims, meet their needs, enrich their experiences, and provide them with the best transportation services. SAR is one of the key entities contributing to the pilgrims' journey in the Kingdom, whether through the Haramain high-speed railway that connects Makkah and Madinah through Jeddah and King Abdullah Economic City, or through Al Mashaer Train in Mecca. For its part, Elm is a company specialized in providing safe electronic services, linking government and private sector entities, and offering business outsourcing and consultations services. Elm develops and provides digital services to many entities in the public and private sectors.
This strategic agreement will significantly boost pilgrim services, as it will enable technical integration between the Hajj and Umrah Information Center systems and the Haramain train systems.
Elm is passionate about bringing innovative solutions to the Hajj and Umrah sector, to meet the aspirations of pilgrims as per the Saudi Vision 2030. The company strives for continuous development and success in digital service provision by transferring its experiences and expertise in the fields of digital transformation, administrative processes, and project management through its local and international partners.
For its part, SAR is working on several initiatives to boost the operational efficiency of rail transport services, provide services to customers, and leverage top-notch technologies, to contribute to achieving the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030 to make the Kingdom a logistics hub that connects the three continents.