Finance Minister meets with President of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

May 15, 2014

Minister of Finance Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf met in Riyadh yesterday with the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Dennis Lockhart, who is currently visiting the Kingdom. During the meeting, Dr. Al-Assaf briefed Lockhart on Saudi Arabia’s various developmental projects, including upcoming governmental programs in the fields of transportation, education and the environment. Lockhart lauded the great development witnessed by the Kingdom in a range of sectors. He noted that the policies followed by the Saudi government have resulted in the Kingdom’s distinguished economic and financial positions in the world. The two sides also discussed a number of issues of common interest regarding the global banking and financial sectors.