Sheikh Abdullah Zainal Alireza, Minister of Commerce & Industry Confirmed Keynote Speaker at SIDI 2012 Sheikh Abdullah Zainal Alireza, Minister of Commerce & Industry is confirmed to give a Keynote Address at Saudi Innovation, Diversification & Investment (SIDI) Forum & Exhibition 2012. Taking place at the Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 25–28 March 2012. The event will focus on ‘industry led job creation’, the role of the private sector and the incentives and opportunities being implemented by the Government and stakeholders.
“The time has come for private and public sectors alike to help the Kingdom address its challenges through investment, diversification and innovation.”
HRH Princess Nouf Bint Miteb Bin Abdullah Al Saud
The Forum and Exhibition is fully supported by HH Dr Turki Al Saud, Vice President for Research Institutes at KACST, as well as Ahmed Abdulkarim, CEO of the Cadre Economic City who is responsible for the manpower development that will form the backbone of the multibillion dollar Economic City developments at the heart of the Kingdom’s economic strategy.
Saudi Aramco is also playing a key role both in the ‘Entrepreneurship 101’ Workshop and within the forum main agenda which will directly promote partnerships and cluster development.
SIDI will focus on industrial development and local content strategies that will add real commercial value to the private sector and that will diversify the economic outlook of the Kingdom. SIDI looks at how localisation strategies directly impact technology transfer and the development of talent and leadership.
For further information contact:
The CWC Group
+44 20 7978 0020