RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Investment has met with leading US CEOs as ties between the two countries warm up ahead of US President Joe Biden's visit to the Kingdom next month.
Khalid Al-Falih participated in a CEO roundtable with US companies and a high level Saudi delegation on June 28, the ministry announced on its Twitter account
Hosted by the US Commerce Department, the meeting aimed to strengthen relations and discuss new exciting investment opportunities.
It came less than a month before President Biden’s visit to the Middle East from July 13 to 16, in what will be his first trip to the region since being elected to the White House.
Biden will meet the Saudi King and Crown Prince for talks on addressing joint issues, Saudi embassy spokesman Fahad Nazer told “The Ray Hanania Show,” which is produced by Arab News and broadcast weekly on the US Arab Radio network.
Nazer said that the two leaders will discuss bilateral cooperation and joint efforts to address regional and global challenges including cyber security, climate change, and environmental initiatives.