Saudi mining delegation concludes visit to South Africa to boost investment

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  • Date: 15-May-2022
  • Source: Arab News
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: Saudi Arabia
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Saudi mining delegation concludes visit to South Africa to boost investment

RIYADH: A Saudi delegation, headed by the Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar Al-Khorayef, concluded a visit to South Africa, the Kingdom’s SPA news agency reported on Saturday. The delegation participated in the activities of the African Mining Indaba conference, which was held in Cape Town from May 9 to 12, and also met with a number of ministers, officials and major investors. The delegation included representatives from the Saudi Industrial Development Fund and the Saudi Geological Survey, in addition to a number of leaders in the industry and mineral wealth fields. On the sidelines of the conference, Alkhorayef met with his South African counterpart and co-head of the Saudi-South African Joint Committee, Ebrahim Patel, to discussed the way to advance the committee’s work and strengthening the mechanisms of action between the two parties. They also reviewed the promising opportunities between the two countries in the industry and mining sectors, in addition to a number of issues of common interest. He also met with his counterparts in Sierra Leone, Chad, Senegal, Mali, Angola and Niger to discuss enhancing cooperation opportunities in the mining sector. The Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources praised the South African government and its people

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