2005 News Story

Jeddah Economic Forum addressed by Prince Turki Al-Faisal

Addressing the Jeddah Economic Forum today, Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Ireland Prince Turki Al-Faisal urged Saudi economists to work with their counterparts abroad for investment in projects in the Kingdom, and pointed out that Saudi Arabia offers a promising market, with the economy prospering.

Governor of Makkah Province Prince Abdulmajeed bin Abdulaziz yesterday opened the Sixth Annual Jeddah Economic Forum, which has the theme ‘Capacity-building: Developing People for Sustainable Growth’. In his inaugural speech, he commented that the Forum has become a milestone in the Kingdom’s intellectual and economic activities.

Also speaking yesterday were Minister of Industry and Commerce Dr. Hashim Yamani and Minister of Transport Dr. Jubarah Al-Suraiseri.