Saudi Ministerial Visit to the London Stock Exchange

In the afternoon of 22nd July, HE Dr Majid Bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, the Minister of Commerce and Investment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, made an official visit to the London Stock Exchange (LSE) where he was warmly greeted by the LSE’s senior management headed by Mr Xavier Rolet, CEO of the LSE Group. The Minister was accompanied by HRH, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Saudi Ambassador and Dr Al-Shuaiby. The visit was a step on the way to much closer engagement between the Kingdom and the LSE. Detailed discussions took place on matters of common interest. The constructive talks concluded with agreement to begin steps for the LSE team to visit the Kingdom, with the prospect of drawing up a Memorandum of Understanding between the LSE and the KSA.