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Saudi Arabia, Greece Discuss Qualitative Investment Opportunities

Saudi Arabia, Greece Discuss Qualitative Investment Opportunities

Tuesday, 31 May, 2022 - 11:45
Athens hosted a series of meetings, including the Saudi-Greek Investment Forum, as part of efforts to develop bilateral economic relationship. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

In an effort to enhance bilateral trade and economic cooperation, the Saudi-Greek Investment Forum convened on Monday in Athens, in the presence of leaders and representatives of the two countries’ public and private sectors.

The forum was chaired by Saudi Investment Minister Eng. Khalid Al-Falih, Greek Minister of Development and Investment Adonis Georgiadis, and Kostas Fragogiannis Konstantinos, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs for Economic Diplomacy Economic and Openness.

Al-Falih is heading a high-level delegation from the public and private sectors and businessmen on an official visit to Greece, from May 29 -31, with the aim of expanding strategic partnership and strengthening investment and trade relations.

On the sidelines of the visit, the Saudi minister met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and discussed with Vassilis Kikilias, Minister of Tourism, investment opportunities in the tourism sector.

Last year, the Federation of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and the Federation of Hellenic Enterprises signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a Saudi-Greek Business Council, in a step that reflects the two countries’ determination to enhance bilateral trade and increase the volume of trade and investment cooperation.

The Council seeks to open new qualitative areas for economic cooperation, facilitate continuous interaction between the business sectors of the two countries and remove the relevant challenges and obstacles.

It also works to exchange information on available markets and investment opportunities, enable partnerships, provide recommendations to the competent authorities to improve economic relations and encourage participation in exhibitions and forums.

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