Tokyo - SPA
Business Forum of Saudi-Japanese Vision 2030 opens in Tokyo today
Business Forum of Saudi-Japanese Vision 2030 is to be organized here today by Japan Cooperation Center in the Middle East (JETRO) in cooperation with the General Investment Authority (GIA) in the presence of Minister of Economy and Planning Mohammad Al-Tuwaijri, GIA Governor Ibrahim bin Abdulrahman AlOmar and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko.
The Forum includes a number of leaders from the government sector, businessmen and economy from the two friendly countries representing important sectors such as industry, energy, electricity, infrastructure, logistics, health, entertainment, agriculture, food, information technology, banking and financial services. The Forum will enable them to explore the investment areas in the Kingdom and meet with their counterparts from Saudi companies to come up with successful investment partnerships.
The Saudi side is represented by 24 bodies including the Ministry of Economy and Planning, Ministry of Commerce and Investment, GIA, Saudi Aramco, General Sport Authority, Qiddiyah Project, General Authority for Culture, Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, NEOM Project, Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, General Authority for Entertainment, Ministry of Transport, Economic Cities Authority and the Council of Saudi Chambers.
GIA aims to introduce Saudi Arabia as an attractive investment destination especially in energy and mining sectors and emerging companies, thus continuing to increase the volume of foreign investments in the Kingdom.
The agenda of the forum includes a number of sessions and forums involving a group of specialists and speakers from the Kingdom and Japan, working papers presented by specialists and experts from executives, businessmen and officials from various quarters in order to reach effective and successful partnerships in view of investment opportunities of Saudi Arabia in a number of its promising sectors as a country whose economy is one of the largest economies in the Middle East and a favorable environment for attracting large companies to invest in it.
This important Forum comes as the Kingdom and Japan enjoy increasingly deep and growing economic relations. Japan is an important partner of the Kingdom and the two countries are working on a package of executive programs emanating from Vision 2030 and seeking to enhance the volume of trade and investment between them.