Saudi Agriculture Exhibition to be held in October

Updated 24 April 2017
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Saudi Agriculture Exhibition to be held in October

Saudi Arabia’s agriculture sector is witnessing major changes to meet its preset objectives and achieve sustainable food security in line with Vision 2030. This is driven by the new directions to develop the aquaculture, organic farming and green houses in the country.
The recent national development strategy launched by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, and the Agricultural development Fund is looking to develop this sector through transforming the aquaculture into a real industry and increasing its contribution in the economy.
This plan will help achieve self-sufficiency in seafood products, increase the production capacity to 1 million tons by 2029 in addition to creating more than 400,000 job opportunities for young Saudis.
The Saudi Agriculture Exhibition offers an ideal platform gathering industry experts, to discuss the latest trends and the lucrative investment opportunities that this sector has to offer.
It also facilitates knowledge and experience transfer among local and international participants, while showcasing products, services and new technologies that support the growth of this vital industry.
The exhibition has reinforced its position as a leading specialized tradeshow contributing to and supporting the development of the Kiingdom’s agriculture sector.
The organizing company, Riyadh Exhibitions Company has announced that they have started with the preparations for the 36th edition of the Saudi Agriculture Exhibition, which will be held between Oct. 8-11, at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center.
Riyadh Exhibitions Co. Ltd. is a Saudi company specialized in organizing local and international exhibitions, conferences and other trade events. The company caters to several activities for various economic sectors. Throughout its 36 years, REC has organized more than 440 unique and successful shows and conferences.
REC boasts an international presence, supported by over 120 commercial and industrial bodies from more than 50 countries. Regionally, REC dominates with its wide range of events programs, serving 20 economic and financial sectors in the Middle East. REC’s leading events are certified by UFI.


AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Updated 16 January 2019
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AHG denies link with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises

Al-Habtoor Group (AHG) has clarified that the group and all its divisions, including Habtoor Hospitality (Habtoor Hotels) have no link or relationship of any kind with Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises (HTE) and its owner Rashid Al-Habtoor.

This is following news released in major Indian and Middle Eastern media about a potential acquisition of the Leela Group of Hotels in India (Hotel Leela venture) by Rashid Al-Habtoor, founder and owner of Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises.

A spokesperson for Al-Habtoor Group said: “We feel obligated to clarify that Al-Habtoor Group in all its divisions and Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises are two separate entities. Habtoor Hospitality, commonly known as Habtoor Hotels, is owned solely by Al-Habtoor Group in the UAE and overseas.”

“... Any actions or business decisions taken by Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises or any of their associates are their sole responsibility, and Al-Habtoor Group is not liable under any circumstance for any damages or liabilities arising directly or indirectly from Al-Habtoor Trading Enterprises business ventures.”