Saudi, US officials discuss investment opportunities

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US business executives participate in an event discussion organized by the US-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) in Washington on May 9, 2019. (USSABC via Twitter)
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Majed Alonazi of the Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company (TAQNIA) and Charles Hallab of the Mayer Brown law firm led the roundtable discussion in Washington on May 9, 2019. (USSABC via Twitter)
Updated 11 May 2019

Saudi, US officials discuss investment opportunities

WASHINGTON: The US-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) held a roundtable discussion in Washington on Wednesday, to discuss investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia.

The event was hosted by the legal firm Mayer-Brown and the Saudi Technology Development and Investment Co. (TAQNIA).

More than 30 US companies participated in the roundtable, including specialists in defense, security, cybersecurity, space, renewable energy and health care.

The roundtable is just one of the many annual activities that the USSABC hosts in Saudi Arabia and America to promote partnerships between businesses from the two countries.


King Salman appoints new Saudi central bank deputy governor

Updated 17 October 2019

King Salman appoints new Saudi central bank deputy governor

RIYADH: King Salman appointed Ayman bin Mohammed Al-Sayari as deputy governor for the Kingdom’s central bank, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.

Al-Sayari was previously SAMA's deputy governor for investment.

He thanked King Salman for the appointment and the confidence placed in him.