Minister of Commerce and Industry inaugurates Riyadh Economic Forum

Riyadh, Safar 26, 1437, December 08, 2015, SPA — Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr. Tawfiq Al Rabiah, inaugurated here this evening the activities of the seventh edition of Riyadh Economic Forum.

During the opening speech of the 3-day forum, the Minister of Commerce and Industry highlighted the balanced Saudi government economic policies to cope with the current global economic developments and challenges.

He stressed that the Kingdom is continuing to carry out the economic reforms aimed at enhancing the efficiency of the national economy through the diversification of sources of income.

He added that the economic reforms also aim at raising the Saudi economy’s ability to meet the challenges.

22:50 LOCAL TIME 19:50 GMT