Chris Innes-Hopkins, SBJBC UK executive director, said: "We are delighted to partner with the Department for International Trade, Sagia and CSC in organising this important visit which follows SBJBC's Smart Cities Mission to Saudi Arabia in November 2018."
Hashim Alawadi, SBJBC Saudi deputy chair, said: "We continuously work with our British counterparts to enhance trade and further strengthen the commercial relationships between businesses in both countries."
On attracting the mega-float of part of the oil giant Saudi Aramco, Innes-Hopkins said the London Stock Exchange is a key of member of the SBJBC
and they are "very keen to cooperate" with Saudi Arabia.
Speaking at the Saudi-British Joint Business Council (SBJBC
) meeting here, CSC's president Abdulrahman Al-Zamil urged the two parties to focus on key sectors of health care, education, training and transport, especially rail, and the exchange of expertise in the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).