Saudi delegation in Netherlands promotes cooperation opportunities in promising sectors

12 May 2022


The Saudi delegation in the Netherlands, led by Dr. Iman Habas Al-Mutairi, Deputy Minister of Commerce and CEO of the National Competitiveness Center, continues to hold meetings and joint working sessions with their Netherlands counterparts to strengthen the bilateral partnership and economic cooperation in light of the Kingdom's Vision 2030.

The agenda included several meetings with the Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Liesje Schreinemacher, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Jan-Kees Goet, Commissioner of the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency, Dr. Hilde van der Meer, and  Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb. 

The Saudi group went to Rotterdam and participated in joint working sessions held by the Foreign Investment Agency, during which they focused on potential opportunities and prospects for cooperation and partnership in waste management, e-health, hydrogen production, water, and agriculture.

The delegation concluded its activities on Thursday following a meeting with Rene Van Der Plas, Director of Port of Rotterdam International, during which they were briefed on the Netherlands' experience in port planning and development, its role in facilitating business, and increasing the effectiveness of logistics services. The delegation also visited the port's vocational training academy.

The Saudi delegation included leaders from the following ministries:  Energy, Investment, Environment, Water and Agriculture, the Saudi Ports Authority, the General Authority for Foreign Trade, the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation, the National Competitiveness Center, Jeddah Islamic Port, the Council of Saudi Chambers, in addition to representatives of the most prestigious companies such as: Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Saudi Investment Recycling Company (SIRC).

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