STATEMENT: The Arab-Saudi-African Economic Conference begins next Thursday

With the collaboration of leaders and decision makers.

STATEMENT: The Arab-Saudi-African Economic Conference begins next Thursday

With the collaboration of leaders and decision makers

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, November 6, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arab-Saudi-African Economic Conference kicks off in Riyadh on Thursday, November 9, 2023, at the Hilton Riyadh Hotel. The event will bring together leaders and decision-makers, as well as an elite group of Saudi, Arab and African officials; financial, business and investment leaders from the government and private sectors; trade federations, international organizations and prominent figures from academic circles and think tanks. His Excellency the Saudi Minister of Finance, Mohammed bin Abdullah Aljadaan, declared that the royal support for the holding of this conference reflects the will of the leaders to consolidate the Kingdom's relations with the African continent, which plays a vital role in the world economy. . The event is part of the Kingdom's efforts to improve economic cooperation and take advantage of investment opportunities in both nations.

The minister added: "This conference aims to consolidate the foundations of the Saudi, Arab and African partnership in a series of economic and investment aspects, such as achieving food security; strengthening agricultural, industrial, mining and trade partnerships; concluding new partnerships between African and Saudi entities; create a platform for exporters and importers from both sides; and highlight opportunities for cooperation in the energy sector to drive economic growth."

HE explained that the conference will provide a platform for development funds and programs, both global and regional, to explore ideas and projects through conference sessions and in-depth conversations. The event will also highlight investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia and Africa.

The agenda of the conference includes seven sessions in which various Highnesses and Excellencies will participate, as well as leaders and officials from the financial and investment fields. Session topics include: the role of sustainable energy partnerships and their importance in facilitating access to energy sources; strengthening cooperation frameworks to achieve food security; investment in business development, infrastructure and human capital; industry and mining; leveraging tourism for growth; and improving cooperation to achieve sustainable development. The conference will also witness the signing of several agreements.

Those interested in attending the Economic Conference can register through the following link:

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