Saudi Industry Minister Meets with Students on Scholarship in Beijing

Saudi Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef has met with several Saudi students on scholarship in China during his official visit there, whose aim is to boost partnership between the two countries in the industrial and mining sectors, and to assess the investment opportunities of the two countries, while highlighting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s initiatives to promote these strategic sectors.

Speaking with the students, Al-Khorayef said studying abroad constitutes an important and inspiring cultural bridge that helps peoples know each other’s culture and communicate, stressing that the Kingdom counts on them to make the future even brighter.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Scholarship Program and the Human Capability Development Program, he said, aim to empower citizens to compete globally.

The minister noted that the ministry, and the Local Content and Government Procurement Authority are keen to open channels of communication with students on scholarship and help them explore future opportunities in the industry and mining sectors through various programs and initiatives.

The meeting was attended by President of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu Eng. Khalid Al-Salem, Vice Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources for Mining Affairs Eng. Khalid bin Saleh Al-Mudaifer, several leaders from the industry and mineral resources sector, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to China Abdulrahman Ahmad Al-Harbi, and Saudi Cultural Attaché in China Dr. Ahmad Al-Zahrani.

Source: Saudi Press Agency