Wednesday 12 June 2024

Diriyah eyes strategic UK partnerships at Riyadh event

RIYADH, 28 days ago

Diriyah Company, the developer of a giga project in Saudi Arabia, said it aims to forge closer partnerships with over 300 UK business leaders who are taking part in the Great Futures Forum in capital Riyadh. 
Over 750 participants are attending the event which kicked off yesterday (May 14) at King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD). The event launches a year-long campaign designed to exhibit British expertise and contributions pivotal to advancing Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030. 
Of those, over 300 UK business delegates are seeking areas of mutual economic benefit and partnership in development diverse sectors focusing on business, tourism and culture, showcasing the best of UK excellence and innovation in those sectors. 
The initiative further solidifies the deep-rooted and expanding partnership between the UK and Saudi Arabia, based on a strong history of diplomatic, economic, and commercial cooperation.
Diriyah Group CEO Jerry Inzerillo joined other leaders of Saudi Arabia’s giga projects at the event to present Diriyah’s strategy, achievements, and future plans to encourage new UK partnerships for the multi-faceted business opportunities that the development has to offer.  
Existing relationships with UK partners include London-based architects HKS, who have designed the 20,000-seat Diriyah Arena, Foster & Partners and Zaha Hadid Architects and several other leading UK architects and design firms.
Commenting on the event, Inzerillo said: "We are proud to have entered an exciting new partnership with the prestigious London Business School that will help to further enhance the skills set of our highly talented team and enable us to collaborate on highly focused and relevant business research together int the future."
"We are excited to participate in this high-profile event and engage with some of the UK’s finest organizations as we look to build new and rewarding partnerships with the enormous range of talent, innovation and economic experience offered by the UK. We have already partnered across multiple projects with UK firms and are delighted to have the opportunity to potentially expand our partnership portfolio with more inspiring sector and industry leaders from the UK," he stated.
"The size, scale and ambition of Diriyah provides an amazingly diverse spectrum of opportunities as we develop The City of Earth as a worldwide destination, a center for arts and culture, for business and a place to live, work and play for upwards of one hundred thousand people," he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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