Saudi finance ministry to take part in WSIS Forum 2019 in Geneva

Saudi Arabia is participating in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2019 to be held in Geneva. (Twitter: @WSISprocess)
Updated 08 April 2019
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Saudi finance ministry to take part in WSIS Forum 2019 in Geneva

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is participating in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2019 to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from April 8-12.
The theme of this year’s forum is ‘Information and Communication Technologies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals’.
The Ministry of Finance is scheduled to participate in a workshop entitled “Saudi Success Stories in the Provision of Financial and Digital Business Services,” to highlight its efforts and initiatives in applying its digital transformation plan for the Kingdom’s governmental system. 
The ministry will also introduce its digital portal Etimad, as the first of its kind in the Kingdom to streamline services for the public and private sector. 
Meanwhile, the Saudi Minister of Finance met a number of European ambassadors to the Kingdom at his office in Riyadh on Sunday.
The ambassadors from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and the charge d’Affaires of Finland met with the minister and discussed bilateral ties with Saudi Arabia. 
The officials discussed ways of enhancing the aspects of financial and economic cooperation within the strategic relations.
The meeting also tackled the positive developments being witnessed by the Saudi economy and the Kingdom’s efforts to achieve the financial equilibrium and economic diversification within the Kingdom Vision 2030.


Saudi Arabia gains membership to IAEA's board of governors for two years

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Saudi Arabia gains membership to IAEA's board of governors for two years

RIYADH:  Saudi Arabia has won membership to the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency for a period of two years, Saudi Press Agency reported.  
The board is responsible for making most of the policy of the IAEA. It makes recommendations to the general conference on IAEA activities and budget.