Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir meets senior French officials, tours Al-Ula exhibition

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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met with French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris . (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met with French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris . (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met with French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris . (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met with the President of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the French Parliament Marel de Sarniz. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir visited the exhibition “Al-Ula, Oasis of Wonderland in the Arabian Peninsula”, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir visited the exhibition “Al-Ula, Oasis of Wonderland in the Arabian Peninsula”, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir visited the exhibition “Al-Ula, Oasis of Wonderland in the Arabian Peninsula”, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir visited the exhibition “Al-Ula, Oasis of Wonderland in the Arabian Peninsula”, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir visited the exhibition “Al-Ula, Oasis of Wonderland in the Arabian Peninsula”, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir visited the exhibition “Al-Ula, Oasis of Wonderland in the Arabian Peninsula”, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris. (SPA)
Updated 22 October 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Al-Jubeir meets senior French officials, tours Al-Ula exhibition

  • Al-Jubeir met with French Minister of Foreign Affairs during his official visit
  • He also visited the exhibition the Al-Ula exhibition in Paris

LONDON: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir met with French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris on Tuesday.
Al-Jubeir was visiting Paris on an official visit.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and ways of enhancing them.
The two sides also reviewed the latest developments at the regional and international levels and efforts exerted to achieve world peace and security.
Al-Jubeir toured the French Parliament during his official visit to the French Republic and met with the President of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the French Parliament Marel de Sarniz, where they reviewed issues of common interest, in addition to areas of cooperation between the two countries.
Al-Jubeir also visited the exhibition “Al-Ula, Oasis of Wonderland in the Arabian Peninsula”, hosted by the Arab World Institute in Paris.
He toured the exhibition and was briefed on the rare artifacts that are considered one of the masterpieces of archaeology and cultural heritage from the Al-Ula region in Saudi Arabia, which is part of the Kingdom’s ambitions to open up to the world.


G20 discusses long-term vision for the digital economy

Updated 05 June 2020

G20 discusses long-term vision for the digital economy

  • Members from G20 countries, guest countries, international and regional organizations met virtually

RIYADH: The G20 Digital Economy Taskforce (DETF) held consecutive virtual meetings on June 3 to June 4 to discuss a comprehensive approach to digital economy policymaking and the future of digitalization.

Members from G20 countries, guest countries, international and regional organizations, addressed the relevance of digitalization in maintaining business operations following the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Data Flows, Smart Cities, Digital Economy measurement and Digital Security were also on the agenda as well as the Connecting Humanity 2030 initiative.

Delegates also discussed digitalization in the context of the current crisis with a long-term vision for the best use of digital tools to build economic resiliency and promote job retention.

Prior to the DETF meeting, on June 1, the Dialogue on Trustworthy AI in Pandemic Response brought together experts from both the public and private sectors, and academia to explore the optimal role of government in Artificial Intelligence.

The potential use of the technology in diverse sectors was raised, along with how AI can be an efficient tool in pandemic responses. The Dialogue also examined the G20’s role in policy discussions and the long-term inclusion of AI on the G20 agenda.

G20 Digital Economy Ministers will review and continue the work of the Taskforce at their meeting on July 22-23.