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Minister Gebran Basil Saudi Charge D’affaires Walid Al-Bukhari

Beirut – Lebanese prominent economic figures announced the convening of the Saudi-Lebanese Economic Forum in Beirut in March during a meeting attended by around 50 economic figures in the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Beirut, few days before President Michel Aoun’s visit to the Kingdom.

Charge d’Affaires of Saudi Arabia’s Embassy in Beirut Walid al-Bukhari received delegation of Lebanese businessmen in Jeddah, in the presence of Consul General of Lebanon in Jeddah Ziad Atallah and Head of the Lebanese Saudi Business Council Raouf Abu Zaki.

Al-Bukhari noted the importance of inaugurating Business Service Center in the embassy at a time when Saudi economy is entering a new phase by implementing Vision 2030, which aims at diversifying economy, boosting the private sector’s role and launching a new level of sustainable development that will be rich with opportunities that lie in the interest of Saudi and Lebanese investors.

He stressed Saudi Arabia’s great interest in Lebanon and the two country’s strong relations.

For his part, Commercial Attache at the Saudi Embassy in Beirut Salem al-Shahrani stressed the efforts put by the attache to develop Saudi-Lebanese relations and facilitate the services provided by the business center in the embassy.

On the other hand, Atallah thanked the embassy for their reception and praised, on behalf of the delegation and the audience, the unprecedented activities carried out by al-Bukhari in order to boost bilateral relations.