Saudi-Japanese Business Forum will take place on Sunday, January 14, 2018, organized by SAGIA at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh, in the presence of the Minister of Trade and Investment Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi and the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Hiroshige Sekou, and the Governor of SAGIA Eng. Ibrahim bin Abdul Rahman Al-Omar.
A number of leaders from the government sector, businessmen, economists and innovators in the two friendly countries will attend, in addition to more than 60 Japanese companies representing promising sectors such as industry, energy, electricity, infrastructure, logistics, health, entertainment, agriculture and food, information technology, banking And financial services.
The agenda of the forum will include a number of sessions and forums with a group of experts and speakers from the Kingdom and Japan to discuss the requirements of reaching effective and successful partnerships to localize qualitative investments between the two sides, develop promising sectors and discuss the most important investment opportunities such as industry, energy, petrochemicals, health, entertainment and technical content, in addition to discussing the work of the executive Committee "Taiseer" to improve business performance in the private sector and its facilitation and efforts to improve the investment environment of the local and foreign investors in the Kingdom.
On the sidelines of the forum, SAGIA will also host the "Invest in Saudi Arabia" exhibition, which aims to highlight the investment opportunities that the Kingdom has in various sectors. It is also attended by several government agencies and private sector companies. Japanese investors participating in the forum will look at the investment areas in the Kingdom and meet their local counterparts to come up with successful investment partnerships.
Japan is an important partner of the Kingdom as it is one of the largest exporters of various products to Saudi Arabia. The two countries are also working on a series of executive programs emanating from the vision 2030 and seeking to enhance the volume of trade and investment between the two countries, on the sidelines of the historic visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud to Japan in March last year.