Sumary of Saudi Arabia enhances its position on the global stage as a major mining destination, outlining its industry ecosystem, robust infrastructure and part…:
- Vice-Minister for Mining Affairs Khalid Al-Mudaifer details the country’s mining transformation to an international audience at MINExpo® International 2021, Las VegasRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Sept.
- We have a demonstrable track record of success with our international partners, offering a best-in-class experience benchmarked against global standards,” said Al-Mudaifer.
- “Additionally, the government continues to support the development of mining through major infrastructure transformation, including roads, rail, ports and electricity networks.
- Now is the time for international organizations to be part of the mining sector’s exponential growth in the Kingdom.
- “As well as hearing directly from the Vice-Minister, attendees were given deeper insight into the experiences of operating in the mining sector, with Willem Jacobs, Chief Operating Officer, Africa and Middle East, Barrick, saying: “We enjoy an excellent working relationship with the Saudi government, and we find the country easy to work in.
- “The Vice-Minister was joined by Musaed Al-Daood, Deputy Minister for Mining Development, as well as Hall Delano Roosevelt, President &
- Story continuesIn addition to informing MINExpo attendees of Saudi Arabia’s value proposition as a world-class mining destination, the delegation participated in high-level bilateral meetings with companies interested in doing business and investing in the Kingdom’s mining sector.
- Finally, Vice-Minister Al-Mudaifer announced details of the inaugural Future Minerals Summit (FMS), the first-ever event to offer a “one-stop-shop” for investors, miners and other industry stakeholders interested in learning more about the mining potential of the Middle East, Central Asia, and North and East Africa.