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Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud

Saudi Arabia to participate at WEF 2023 Annual Meeting

RIYADH, January 12, 2023

A high-level delegation from Saudi Arabia will take part in the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2023 in Davos, Switzerland, to enhance international cooperation and design joint solutions to today’s challenges. 
During its participation at WEF23, the delegation will outline progress achieved under Saudi Vision 2030, since the transformation programme was launched in 2016 by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince, Prime Minister and Chairman of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs, to build a vibrant, diversified economy that is open to collaboration with the world.  
The delegation will highlight the need to invest in transformative solutions to urgent transnational challenges, fortify the resilience and connectivity of critical trade and supply chains, and emphasize the importance of inclusive energy security for all. 
Balanced approach
Reflecting the kingdom’s balanced approach to geopolitical bridging between all nations and regions to reduce near-term risks while driving multilateral reform, Saudi Arabia’s high-level delegation, led by Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Minister of Foreign Affairs, includes:  
•Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the United States of America 
• Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Climate Affairs Envoy 
•Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Investment  
•Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Jadaan, Minister of Finance 
•Abdullah bin Amer Alswaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology 
•Bandar bin Ibrahim Alkhorayef, Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources 
•Faisal bin Fadhil Alibrahim, Minister of Economy and Planning
•Fahd bin Abdulmohsen Al-Rasheed, CEO of the Royal Commission ‎for Riyadh City
Fastest growing
With Saudi Arabia emerging as the fastest growing G20 economy in 2022 with GDP projected to grow 8.5%, the kingdom’s delegation will discuss how the country addressed challenges posed by the pandemic and share insights into the solutions that helped maintain a robust performance in the face of rising global pressures. 
Returning to its regular winter format after the first summer Forum was hosted in May 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s Davos session will run from January 16 to 20 under the theme of “Cooperation in a Fragmented World”.-- TradeArabia News Service


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