2003 News Story

Workshop on Saudi economy at Arab-U.S. Forum in Detroit

The four-day Arab-U.S. Economic Forum ended in Detroit, Michigan yesterday with four workshops, one of which, organized by the Saudi-U.S. Business Council, focused on the Saudi economy and Saudi-U.S. cooperation in finance and business. Taking part were Minister of Petroleum and Minerals Ali Al-Naimi, member at the Supreme Economic Council Dr. Hamad Al-Tuwaijiri and Deputy Governor of the Saudi Monetary Agency Hamad Al-Jasser. The other workshops dealt with e-commerce in the Arab World, reconstruction of Iraq, and economic development in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal gave an address to the Forum yesterday.