Industry Ministry Concludes Participation in 39th Meeting of UNIDO’s Programme and Budget Committee

Riyadh, May 22, 2023, SPA — The Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources concluded its participation in the 39th meeting of the Programme and Budget Committee of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), held in Vienna, Austria, between May 15 and 17, which included the Kingdom’s speech at the meeting and a series of workshops with several internal departments of the organization to promote cooperation.
The delegation included Undersecretary of the Ministry for Industrial Services Eng. Mohammed Al-Suwailem, Undersecretary of the Ministry for Industrial Development and Supervisor of the Industrial Empowerment Agency Eng. Al-Bader Fouda, CEO of the National Industrial and Mining Information Center Eng. Ali Al Same, and other senior officials of the ministry.
The programme included a meeting with the director-general of UNIDO, that addressed several topics, including the National Industry Strategy, the development and training of human capabilities in several industrial fields, and the contribution to studies, research, and the transfer of optimal industrial expertise.
The delegates also made several field visits, including a meeting with Saudi Chargé d’affaires in Austria Abdulrazzaq Al-Sadon and Head of the Permanent Delegation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to UNIDO Dr. Haitham Al-Oudeh.
Another meeting was with a number of potential investors to review opportunities and services provided in the Kingdom.
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