Eng. Majid bin Abdullah Al Busardi, Deputy Minister of Trade and Investment, officially opened the International Contracting Conference and Exhibition (ICCE) at its first session in the capital Riyadh.
The two-day conference, held under the patronage of Minister Dr. Majid al-Kasabi and hosted by the Saudi Contractors Authority (SCA), will guide the future of the Saudi contracting sector towards sustainability in line with industry best practices.
The first conference and exhibition of its kind was opened at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center and comes under the direction of the vision of the Kingdom 2030, where many topics are discussed, including the localization and rehabilitation of the Saudi contracting sector, project management, quality, safety and other important subjects during the Conference period.
Eng. Osama al-Afaleq, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi authority, stressed the importance of unifying the joint vision between the authority and contractors in order to find solutions to all challenges in the contracting sector and encourage creativity and enhance communication and education and provide facilities and protection not only for members of the Commission, but for the sector Construction and construction as a whole.
The Saudi authority for contractors (Saudi Arabian government authority responsible for regulating the contracting sector in the Kingdom and supporting mergers and acquisitions in the sector in Saudi Arabia) signed a memorandum of understanding with both the company, integration and construction Excellence of the British.
“Economic diversification plans consistent with the kingdom’s vision 2030 have added momentum to the kingdom’s construction sector, currently estimated at $1.4 trillion,” said Ahmed Pauls, CEO of Messe Frankfurt Middle East.