Aramco added-value supply sector program opens 2 Dammam

Saudi Aramco’s president said that among the objectives of the strategy of the company is to enable the Saudi energy sector to become more active and competitive in the world arena through adopting three basic pillars: home-producing goods and services, creating half a million direct and indirect jobs for Saudi job-seekers and increasing the exports of energy-related goods and services by %30.
Ascending the podium, Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz lauded Saudi Aramco’s initiative, saying it would contribute to achieving a qualitative leap not only to enhance the local content but to launch sustainable projects and industries that best serve the strategic goals to diversify the sources of the national economy and provide support for the private sector in the Kingdom.
He said the Kingdom’s developmental march, incepted by late leader King Abdulaziz Al Saud and followed by his late sons until the current era of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has made great strides in a record time.
He announced the kick-off of a new prize to be organized by Saudi Aramco and Eastern Region’s chamber of commerce, and awarded to the best national or foreign company that makes great achievement in promoting the international orientation of our national products.
–SPA
15:38 LOCAL TIME 12:38 GMT