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    Al Ibrahim discusses sustainable finance and digitalization in OECD ministerial meeting


    Feb 20, 2023

    PARIS — Minister of Economy and Planning, Faisal bin Fadhil Al Ibrahim held discussions with high-level representatives and ministers in Paris on the sidelines of the OECD ministerial meeting.

    Al Ibrahim had participated in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Ministerial Meeting on Responsible Business Conduct (RBC) in the global economy on Feb. 14-15, 2023 in Paris.

    The meeting, part of the OECD Responsible Business Conduct Week, was an opportunity for the Kingdom to engage in critical global dialogues on RBC conduct and the private sector’s contribution to economic growth.

    The minister commented, “This meeting is a great opportunity to engage and discuss the latest thinking and action and move forward enterprises’ contribution to sustainable growth.”

    Al Ibrahim and Bruno Le Maire, ministers of economy, finance, and industrial and digital sovereignty of the French Republic, met on Feb. 16 to discuss strengthening economic relations, investment opportunities, and topics of common interest.

    Al Ibrahim and Dimitri Kerkentzes, secretary general of the Bureau International des Expositions, discussed the Kingdom’s interest in hosting Expo 2030.

    Al Ibrahim and Laurent Germain, CEO of Egis and chairman of the Saudi-French Business Council, discussed the Kingdom’s initiatives to empower the private sector under Saudi Vision 2030.

    The Al Ibrahim and Emmanuel Bonne, diplomatic advisors to the French president, discussed recent developments and topics of common interest.

    Al Ibrahim and Mathias Cormann, secretary-general of the OECD, discussed economic progress in the Kingdom under Saudi Vision 2030, as well as building further cooperation between the Kingdom and the OECD.

    On Feb. 15, Al Ibrahim and Luis Miguel De Camps, minister of labor of the Dominican Republic, discussed recent economic developments, trade, and investment opportunities between the two countries.

    Al Ibrahim and Becht Olivier, minister delegate for foreign trade, economic attractiveness and French nationals abroad of the French Republic, discussed economic relations, trade, and investment opportunities.

    Al Ibrahim and Martin Kocher, Austria’s federal minister of labor and economy, discussed strengthening economic relations, and recent developments on topics of common interest.

    Al Ibrahim and Mohcine Jazouli, Morocco’s minister delegate to the head of government in charge of investment, convergence and the evaluation of public policies, discussed investment opportunities and topics of common interest.

    On Feb. 14, Al Ibrahim and Helene Budliger Artieda, director of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Swiss Confederation, discussed strengthening economic relations and the latest developments on topics of common interest.

    Al Ibrahim and Peter Szijjarto, Hungarian minister of foreign affairs and trade, discussed strengthening economic relations, trade and investment opportunities, and topics of common interest. SPA


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