The chief executives of government and semi government companies affiliated with sovereign funds conclude the Gulf Food Security Working Group meeting hosted by The Saudi Agricultural and Livestock Investment Company (SALIC) on Wednesday in Riyadh. In cooperation with the Secretariat General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
The meeting was discussed unified procedures and measures to enhance cooperation in the field of Gulf food security and securing supply chains, also it’s addressed the most prominent topics supporting the establishment of a unified food security strategy for the GCC States as well as examining possible opportunities for integration among Gulf companies in the same field.
SALIC’s CEO Eng. Sulaiman bin Abdulrahman Alrumaih pointed out the meeting came at the invitation of “SALIC” during the extraordinary meeting of the deputies of ministries concerned with agriculture held last month in Riyadh, and he explained this trend represents political will stemming from the urgent need for a unified strategy for food security and based on the strengths of the Gulf states, Alrumaih also extended his thanks and appreciation to all attending companies and their participations that enriched the discussions.
In addition, participants praised the step of the meeting, which brought together the relevant topics and challenges under one roof and discussed the opportunities to confront, strengthen and integrate gulf companies, where the recommendations will be submitted to the General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council for study and keeping up with the relevant government agencies in the GCC States.