Niger President Calls for Investment in Energy, Transport, Agriculture

Riyadh, Rabi’II 11, 1438, Jan 9, 2017, SPA — President Issoufou Mahamadou of the Republic of Niger, currently on a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, emphasized the depth of relations between his country and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in various fields, calling on Saudi business sector to take advantage of the available investment opportunities in many development sectors in Niger, especially energy, agriculture, roads, railways and infrastructure, praising the Kingdom’s economic development and its adoption of Vision 2030 to take advantage of its economic and investment resources.
This came during his meeting held here today with Saudi businessmen in Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the presence of the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Engineer Abdurrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli.
President Issoufou Mahamadou also stressed that his country and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have extensive opportunities to raise the volume of trade and investment between them.
On his part, the Chairman of Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ahmed Al-Rajhi welcomed President of Niger, stressing that the visit is of great importance to the Saudi business sector as it will contribute to strengthening economic relations between the two countries and providing an opportunity for the business sector to exchange experiences and opportunities to achieve the aspirations of the leaderships of the two countries.
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