2000 News Story

Forum in Paris on investment in the Kingdom

In Paris yesterday, Governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) Prince Abdullah

bin Faisal bin Turki attended a forum on investment opportunities in the Kingdom organized by the French

Center for External Trade in coordination with the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce. Prince Abdullah spoke on investment conditions in Saudi Arabia, explaining the guarantees and mechanisms that

are available. The forum's discussions stressed the support given to investors by the Saudi government,

and brought out the success of existing French investments. The Saudi banking system in particular was

discussed, and its role in assisting foreign investors.