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Riyadh – Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan and Minister of Housing Majed al-Hogail will present progress achieved in implementing Saudi Vision 2030 during the Euromoney conference, which will kick off on Tuesday in Riyadh.

Mohamed Kharboush, Euromoney Conferences Director, told Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper: “This year, we have seen a great international demand to attend this conference, as many people are interested in Saudi Vision 2030 and the investment opportunities represented in the privatization projects.”

“Saudi Arabia, with the adoption of Vision 2030, has embarked on one of the boldest socio-economic experiments in the world today,” he added.

Kharboush went on to say that the impact of the decisions taken by Saudi Arabia were already being felt across the region.

The Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference entitled, “2030: Delivering the Vision” will be held in Riyadh on May 2-3.

More than 1600 participants and attendees will discuss challenges and explore opportunities presented by the National Transformation Program.

“We’ll explore the impact of global events and markets on the Kingdom as well as evaluating the progress towards the transformative goals of the new administration. We’ll consider oil price movements, Aramco’s IPO, the Saudi bond issuance program, the role of global equity capital and much more,” Euromoney Conferences said on its website.

Since its launching 12 years ago, the Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference has brought together senior policy-makers, regulators, financiers, investors and business people. It has attracted thousands of delegates and hundreds of speakers and unparalleled global and regional media coverage. It has also become the fixed date in the calendar for global financial professionals visiting the Kingdom, according to Euromoney Conferences.

The 2017 edition is held in partnership with the Kingdom’s Ministry of Finance, and will discuss progress achieved in the implementation of Vision 2030, challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for companies within the Kingdom and for international financial organizations looking to take part in the country’s transformation program.