2000 News Story

Jubail to host international economic conference

The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, in cooperation with the International Development Federation, is to organize an international economic conference in Jubail November 12 to 14, 2000. The conference, on the topic 'Investment Horizons in Saudi Arabia in the 21st Century', will explore ways to attract foreign investment to Jubail. It will focus on projects with investments of $1 billion or more that play a role in environmental conservation and create international links as well as effectively contribute to economic development. Its symposia and information workshops will aim at strengthening relations among leading world investors in industry and economic development.