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French-Saudi symposium in Riyadh on Kingdom's railroad

Minister of Communications Dr. Nasir Bin Muhammad Al-Salloum today inaugurated a symposium on the Kingdom's railroad jointly organized by the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce, the Embassy of the Republic of France, and a French rolling stock company. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Salloum said the symposium, which marks the ongoing development of the railway system in Saudi Arabia, will strength technical cooperation between France and Saudi Arabia. He added that transportation has a vital role in development, since it is necessary to have effective means to carry passengers and goods for long distances.