Embassy of Portugal in Saudi Arabia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

4th Meeting of the Portugal-Saudi Arabia Joint Commission

On December 7th, took place in Lisbon the 4th Meeting of the Portugal-Saudi Arabia Economic Joint Commission. Presided, on the Portuguese Side by the Minister of National Defense and on the Saudi side by the Minister of Commerce and Investment, Majeed Al-Kassabi.

At the Official Closing Ceremony, the Lifting of the Saudi Embargo on the Import of Portuguese Meat was announced. A Cooperation Protocol in the field of Port Management was also celebrated.

At the Meetings that ran parallel to the Joint Commission, attended by the Minister of Commerce and Investment, many topics were talked over. Some of the highlights concerned Investment flows between both countries, business opportunities, cooperation in the fields of transportation, infrastructure, urban planning, water management, renewable energy, agriculture, tourism, health and medicine.  

Read here the Official Press Release (in Portuguese)

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