2004 News Story

Transport Minister meets with IMO Secretary-General

Minister of Transport Dr Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri received in Riyadh today visiting Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Efthimios Mitropoulos, and reviewed aspects of cooperation in the fields of shipping, navigation safety and environmental protection. IMO is the United Nations Agency concerned with the safety of shipping and cleaner oceans.  Saudi Arabia has been an effective member of IMO since 1969, and is also a member of its board of directors.