2004 News Story

Prince Salman and Rafiq Hariri at Saudi-Lebanese Forum

Governor of Riyadh Province Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz and Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafiq Hariri attended today’s session of the Second Saudi-Lebanese Forum, organized by Riyadh's Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with the Group of Economy and Business, the Federation of the Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon and the Saudi-Lebanese Business Council. Speaking on the occasion, Prince Salman commented that in view of the excellent relations that exist between the Kingdom and Lebanon, there is great opportunity for business cooperation. Moreover, he said, both countries have been adopting a policy of free enterprise.

Meanwhile, Chairman of the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce Abdulrahman Al-Jeraisey remarked that the Kingdom’s policy of economic reform and the corresponding Lebanese policy reflect the concern of the two countries to keep up with regional and international economic changes, notably the phenomenon of globalization. The Saudi-Lebanese Business Council, which was established in 2001, has been playing a positive role in cementing Saudi-Lebanese economic relations.