Saudi Arabia, Sweden discuss enhancing economic cooperation

October 07, 2021

STOCKHOLM — On the sidelines of his ongoing official visit to Sweden, Minister of Commerce and Investment and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Foreign Trade Dr. Majed Bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi Thursday met with a number of Swedish officials.

During his bilateral meetings, Dr. Al-Qasabi discussed ways to enhance relations between the two countries, opportunities of cooperation under the Saudi Vision 2030, ways to boost innovation, pioneer projects and methods to transfer and localize advanced technologies.

He also briefed the Swedish side on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's economic reforms in several fields such as trade, investment and legislative regulations, in addition to its efforts of women empowerment, preserving the environment, renewable and clean energy, and small-and medium-sized enterprises.

On the other hand, Dr. Al-Qasabi held several meetings with the Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Ann Linde; Minister for Foreign Trade Anna Hallberg; Minister for Energy and Minister for Digital Development Anders Ygeman; Minister for Higher Education and Research Matilda Ernkrans; Swedish Export Credit Agency Director General Anna Karin; CEO of Business Sweden Jan Larsson and head of the Swedish side of the Swedish-Saudi Joint Business Council. — SPA

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