2023 Saudi French Maritime Symposium (Business France)

12 October 2023
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capitalize on this alignment by taking proactive measures to foster robust and sustainable trade cooperation in order to also strengthen Franco-Saudi relations in this area.

Business France recently organized the “French Saudi Maritime Days” symposium in Alkhobar, under the patronage of the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) and the French Embassy in Saudi Arabia.

Business France is responsible for fostering export growth and facilitating international investment in France.

Exchanges on the contribution of French companies to the transformation of Saudi Arabia into a logistics hub between Asia, Africa and Europe as part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 were held at the symposium.

Ludovic Pouille, the French ambassador to the Kingdom, inaugurated the event and said relations between the Kingdom and France were historic and expanding to cover all sectors.

He added: “France is a global maritime player of the 21st century. It is present on board the oceans and we are the second largest maritime power in the world.