2000 News Story

Industry minister to be keynote speaker at Texas seminar

Minister of Industry and Electricity Dr. Hashem Yamani will be the keynote speaker at a seminar on 'Investing in Saudi Arabia' scheduled for February 6 and 7, 2001, in Texas. The seminar, sponsored by Lucent Technologies, is being organized by International Business Conferences and the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce, supported by the U.S.-Saudi Business Council and the U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce. Other speakers include Ambassador to the United States Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, and Advisor at the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Prince Faisal bin Turki bin Abdulaziz.  Participating via video link will be Governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) Prince Abdullah Bin Faisal Bin Turki. The aim of the seminar is to explore investment potential in the Kingdom's strategic sectors, such as electricity, oil and gas, and petrochemicals.