Korea is a strategic partner in "Saudi Arabia Vision 2030," a reform blueprint to reduce the Middle Eastern country’s dependence on oil, diversify its economy and develop public service sectors such as health, education, infrastructure, recreation and tourism.
Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Korea Sami Alsadhan expressed hopes for greater cooperation between the two countries beyond construction and energy to smart infrastructure, hydrogen and other new industries at the Global Business Forum held in Seoul on April 26.
The GBF, organized by The Korea Herald, is an association of experts in a wide range of fields, including business leaders, scholars, diplomats and celebrities, aiming at providing comprehensive views on industrial changes.
“Korea already has a presence in NEOM by participating in the development of necessary infrastructure. However, we believe that there is greater potential for collaboration, beyond the aforementioned projects.” Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Korea Sami Alsadhan
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