Saudi Ambassador welcomed first joint meeting of the Australian Saudi Business Council

Oct 24, 2014   //   by admin   //   English, SA News  //  No Comments

24 october 2014 – Canberra

The Saudi Ambassador in Australia and New Zealand Nabil Al Saleh, has welcomed the launch of the first joint meeting of the Business Council of Saudi Australia held in Canberra. The meetings will be headed by Abdul Latif bin Misfer al-Zahrani on the Saudi side and Tom Harley on the Australian side. The joint-meetings included a program over several days between 21 and 24 Oct throughout several Australian cities, including Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra, the Australian capital.

The first meeting was held in the reception hall of the Museum of History in Canberra, in the presence of a number of Australian officials and Arab Ambassadors, dignitaries, businessmen, members of the Saudi embassy’s cultural attaché and members of the Saudi Arabian Business Council of Australia.

In his speech, Ambassador Al Saleh highlighted the commendable aspects of the Saudi economy and applauded the Kingdom’s leading position in the region as one of the strongest economies in the world, particularly in light of the Kingdom’s recent development and economic boom. The Ambassador also highlighted the various economic opportunities and joint investments the Kingdom holds with the UK and Australia, stressing the importance of investment and economic relations between the two countries in all fields to further development.

On his part, the President of the Saudi Arabian Business Council of Australia Tom Harley praised the outstanding economic role the Kingdom has in the world, stressing the importance of the Saudi Australian Business Council, as an addition to the existing efforts to strengthen the economic and cultural ties between Saudi Arabia and Australia. Mr Harley also praised Ambassador Al Saleh along with the members of the embassy in Canberra for their efforts in facilitating the activation of the Council, and their furtherance of economic and trade relations between the two countries.


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