Minister of Industry and Mineral Wealth to meet with the business sector in the Eastern Province next Sunday.
His Excellency the Minister of Industry and Mineral Wealth, Mr. Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khareef, will meet with the business sector in the Eastern Province as part of an extensive meeting organized by the Asharqia Chamber, next Sunday, February 11, 2024, at its headquarters in Dammam.
The meeting aims to engage in dialogue about the components of the national industrial strategy, industrial potentials, and investment opportunities arising from it, as well as its programs and initiatives aimed at accelerating the pace of industrial development in the Kingdom, diversifying it, and ultimately achieving a flexible, competitive, and sustainable industrial economy driven by the private sector and capable of adapting to changes.
The Chairman of the Asharqia Chamber, Badr bin Suleiman Al-Razizah, emphasized the importance of the visit of His Excellency the Minister of Industry and Mineral Wealth to the business sector in the region, indicating that this meeting serves as a platform for communication and dialogue. He looks forward to the ambitious programs and initiatives proposed by the ministry within the national industrial strategy to result in recommendations and insights that contribute to the national options towards making the Kingdom a leading industrial force. He expressed his thanks and appreciation to His Excellency for his keenness to meet with the business sector to listen to their viewpoints, understand their opinions, and address their needs.
Al-Razizah pointed out that the recent successes achieved by the Kingdom are attributed to governmental support and concerted efforts from all relevant parties, describing the industrial sector's importance as the main driver of non-oil export growth in the GDP, capable of attracting foreign investments and creating quality jobs. He highlighted the state's interest in the industrial sector, placing it on the priority list of its blessed vision, enacting laws, revising regulations, and launching enhanced programs and initiatives to boost the Kingdom's exports to global markets.