1998 News Story

Saudi participation in international trade exhibitions

Assistant Secretary-General of the Saudi Chamber for Export Development Affairs Fahad

Al-Salami reports that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will participate in a number of international

trade and industry exhibitions over the next six months, including one in Jordan from July 4 to

8, and in Syria from August 8 to September 1.  There will be a "Made in Saudi Arabia" exhibit

in Johannesburg, South Africa, from September 23 to 28, and in Casablanca, Morocco, from

December 7-13.  In October there is the Teheran International Exhibition from 1 to 9; the 

Seventh Islamic Exhibition in Lebanon from 13 to 18; the Paris foodstuffs exhibition from 18 to

22;  and the international exhibition in Tunis from October 23 to November 1.  The Kingdom

will participate in the annual Arab exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland, from November 11 to 22.
Meanwhile, it was reported yesterday that  the number of the visitors to the Saudi pavilion at

the 1998 exhibition in Lisbon, Portugal, which was formally opened on May 22, has reached a

total of over 150,000.