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SCI organizes technology transfer workshop

Minister of Industry and Electricity Dr. Hashem Yamani today inaugurated a workshop on ways of transferring technology organized by the Saudi Consulting House (SCI). Attending the workshop are a number of experts in the fields of technology and industry, businessmen, industrialists, and representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Electricity and the King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology.  The workshop plans to review the experiences of Iran, Malaysia, and Turkey, and study ways of benefiting from these experiences. The number of factories in the kingdom now exceeds 3,000 and this figure is expected to increase following the introduction of the new investment law for foreign capital.