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.


Saudi Arabia reports 32 new COVID-19 deaths

Updated 03 August 2020

Saudi Arabia reports 32 new COVID-19 deaths

  • There have been a further 1,972 recoveries from COVID-19

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced 1,258 new coronavirus cases and 32 new deaths from the disease.
The new cases reported in the Kingdom increase the total number of people who have contracted the virus to 280,093. 

The recent fatalities raise the Kingdom’s virus-related death toll to 2,949. 

According to the Ministry of Health, 89 of the newly recorded cases were in Riyadh, while there were 75 reported in Al-Hufoof and 65 in Dammam.

There have been a further 1,972 recoveries from COVID-19, taking the total number of recoveries to 242,053.