Saudi Minister of Commerce Meets Irish Deputy Prime Minister in Riyadh

Riyadh, Saudi Minister of Commerce and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority of Foreign Trade Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, met with Ireland's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, as a part of the Deputy Prime Minister and his accompanying delegation visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

During the meeting, Dr. Al-Qasabi stressed the importance of strengthening economic ties between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Ireland, benefiting from trade opportunities in light of the Kingdom's Vision 2030, promoting partnership in all fields and raising the level of bilateral commercial.

He also welcomed the visits of businesspeople to get acquainted with promising opportunities in vital sectors, expressing Saudi Arabia's interest in cooperating with Irish companies, stimulating entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises, investing in technology, information technology, smart industries, innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as partnering together to make huge Saudi projects successful.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Minister of Commerce Dr. Iman Al-Mutairi; and Governor of the General Authority of Foreign Trade Abdulrahman bin Ahmed Al-Harbi, and a number of officials.

Source: Saudi Press Agency