Sheikh Abdullah Zainal Alireza Confirmed Keynote Speaker at SIDI 2012

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:
Esha Sofat
Mar­ket­ing Man­ag­er
The CWC Group
+44 20 7978 0020
esofat@thecwcgroup.com
Web­site: www.sidiforum.com

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