8 Feb 2017 - YB Dato' Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry together with HE Dr. Ghassan Ahmed Al-Sulaiman, Governor of Small and Medium Enterprise Authority of Saudi Arabia, officiated the Malaysia-Saudi Arabia Business Forum organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment, Saudi Arabia through its Commercial Office in Kuala Lumpur. The event was held in collaboration with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA).

The objectives of the Business Forum were to:

Promote and highlight business and investment opportunities in Malaysia and Saudi Arabia; and

Provide a platform to discuss and exchange views on issues related to trade and investment and ways to enhance bilateral economic relations.

More than 550 participants attended this Forum, the majority of which were prominent members of Malaysian business community as well as 100 representatives from renowned Saudi companies and Saudi officials. Participants were briefed on:

Malaysia's economic performance, trade and investment opportunities as well as the many investment incentives offered by Malaysia; and

Trade and investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia and 'Saudi Arabia Vision 2030' by the Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA).

Source: Ministry of International Trade and Industry