Paris: Talal Al-Sheikh 2014-09-03 1:58 AM
Confirmed the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense HRH Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Kingdom is gaining importance Mntgay of Islam and Arabism, explaining that “it is the Almighty as ours, it is also a great responsibility on us.”
He said at a meeting, at his residence in Paris yesterday, his sons scholarships military Saudis in France: “I’m glad to see you and be with you, you are in the service of religion and Mlikkm and your country and your people, and thank God that we see citizens and youth in particular drawing from science all over the world.”
In a speech to the Crown Prince, yesterday, during a meeting with French businessmen and the Saudis who hold meetings in the framework of the current visit to France, Prince Salman explained that the French-Saudi relations are currently experiencing a quantum leap thanks to the keenness of the political leadership in both countries for their support.
Prince Salman said: “France’s position in the international arena and the economic clout and leadership in many advanced industries make it a strategic partner of the Kingdom.”
He added: “We have doubled the GDP of the Kingdom during the past decade to reach 540 billion euros, which the people of the kingdom to be one of the 20 largest economies in the world., It was opened by Prince Salman in Paris yesterday, the exhibition” invested in the kingdom, “as he met at a time former Prime Minister of France, and discussed with him the situation in the Middle East, and relations between the two countries.
Confirmed the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense HRH Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, the French-Saudi relations are currently experiencing a quantum leap thanks to the keenness of the political leadership in both countries to support and strengthen in all areas so as to achieve the common interests of the two friendly countries.
Prince Salman said, “The position of France in the international arena and the economic clout and leadership in many advanced industries make it a strategic partner of the Kingdom.”
This came in a speech delivered to the Crown Prince yesterday during a meeting with French businessmen and the Saudis who hold meetings in the framework of the current visit of Crown Prince of France.
He said, “I am pleased to meet you, at a time when Saudi relations – French quantum leap thanks to the keenness of the political leadership in both countries to support and strengthen in all areas, and in order to achieve the common interests of the two friendly countries.”
He continued, “The position of the Republic of France in the international arena, and economic leverage, as well as the ability to innovate, and leadership in a lot of advanced industries, make it a strategic partner of the Kingdom. Out of interest Kingdom to deepen cooperation between the private sector in the two countries, has been keen to meet with you in this Today, we hope that your meetings result in the upgrading of economic and trade relations between the two countries to the aspirations of the two leaderships. ”
He Prince Salman says, “I’ve doubled the GDP of the Kingdom during the past decade to reach 540 billion euros, which the people of the kingdom to be one of the 20 largest economies in the world. Has also worked Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, during the past years on the development of the precautions to be exceeded 500 billion euros, and expanded in spending on projects, health and education services, and infrastructure development, including linking cities through a network of roads and trains modern is the largest in its history. has recently been approved to open the Saudi stock market to foreign investment which is the largest market in the Middle East. also contribute Kingdom generously in the development of developing countries, and in the stability of the global oil market, and the financial markets. ”
He added that “the proportion of Saudis are under the age of 25 years more than 50% of the population, which requires us to expand development programs that affect the lives of citizens within the concept of sustainable development, with emphasis on programs financing small and medium enterprises, rationalization and diversification of energy sources, with the establishment of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy. ”
“The fact that our economic relations of the Republic of French old, and there in the Kingdom for more than 70 French companies operating in various sectors, and the aspirations of the leaderships of the two countries and their desire to develop trade between the two large, which makes me optimistic in our strategic partnership. On this occasion, I invite you to invest in the Kingdom, it states the most stable and attractive for investments for its incentives and facilities to investors. also invite Saudi businessmen to discuss with their French counterparts investment opportunities different, to raise the volume of trade exchange between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the French Republic. As is well known, the growth of the private sector is a major focus in the policy of the Kingdom and her development, where the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques great attention to encouraging the private sector, and will continue policies aimed to overcome all the difficulties that may be faced to assume the prestigious position to which we aspire, including participation in advanced industries in friendly countries like France to be able to technology transfer and indigenization in Kingdom. ”
The Crown may see a visual display for service projects set up by some of the major French companies in the Kingdom.
As the President of the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce Dr. Abdulrahman Al Zamil speech, in which he stressed that these meetings, which were held under the patronage of the Crown Prince on the occasion of his current visit to France, is the impetus for Saudi businessmen with their French counterparts and give them the opportunity to exchange views and assess the economic situation and investment in the Kingdom, where she focused Those meetings on the developments that have taken place in the market of the Kingdom of developmental steps since the meeting, which was in Riyadh last year, pointing out that the meetings stressed the importance of trade and investment relations Arabia and the French and the exchange of investment opportunities between the two countries.
Subsequently, the Chairman of the Business Council BSF Mohammed bin Laden, a word to explain it offers French investment in the Kingdom, where officials spoke of those projects for three performances partnership, respect to the first bus public transportation in Riyadh and related project of itineraries and stations dedicated partnership between the two Arapti and Saptco , while the second project for the management of water in Jeddah, a partnership that began in 2008 in order to improve water management in Jeddah and improve delivery to the beneficiaries through a comprehensive service developed in partnership with Soisandmarw, with respect to the third project to train doctors and technicians in the field of combating infectious diseases and the establishment of research centers, private infectious diseases in partnership with the Pasteur Institute.
Thereafter received by Prince Salman commemorative gift is the first page of the newspaper Allovijaro French, published on Tuesday, the fifteenth of May, 1973, the news of the visit of the late, God willing, King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz, the French Republic, during the tenure of President Georges Pompidou presidency, as the other received a commemorative gift on this occasion.
Furthermore, opened by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, in Paris yesterday, the exhibition “invested in the Kingdom,” where he saw pictures of the projects emphasizes the economic growth of the Kingdom.
The exhibition aims to highlight investment opportunities in multiple abound in the Saudi economy and enable the French investment companies access closely on areas and sectors most promising investment in the Kingdom, such as transport, health, manufacturing, energy and information and communication technology and others, and what the Saudi Arabia of incentives and facilities to private sector companies domestic and foreign.
And reviewing the parties participating in the exhibition information and detailed data for the various sectors in the areas of important and vital reflect the size of major development projects and diversity currently being implemented in the Kingdom, and what has been monitored budgets and government spending generously to make further expansion and growth in these sectors in the coming years, which will generate investment opportunities multiple in front of the Saudi private sector, both domestic and foreign.
The Deputy Governor of the General Investment Authority for the development and promotion of investment opportunities Engineer Faisal Pavrt, that the establishment of the exhibition “invested in the Kingdom” in Paris in conjunction with the official visit by the current Crown Prince to France, gave the gallery momentum stronger and bigger amid media attention and follow-up enjoyed by visit at all levels in France.