Ludovic Pouille, the French Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, commended the breadth of France-Kingdom ties, emphasizing that they are rich, ancient, and built on trust.
The Future Investment Initiative. Pivotal to the world
“The Saudi-French relations have grown on the existing consensus between the two leaderships,” he said in an interview with (SPA), “
He noted that the relationship has taken on new strategic dimensions in recent years, particularly after the two nations signed a strategic alliance during the Crown Prince’s visit to Paris in April 2018
Ambassador Ludovic Pouille said that the Future Investment Initiative Forum, which the Kingdom is hosting, has become a crucial focus for analyzing investment activity around the world five years after its start.
He stated that the international size of this event contributed to opening the way for it to promote its economy to a wide audience of international investors to achieve the vision of the Kingdom 2030.
Pouille stated that France will have a strong presence at the fifth edition of the Future Investment Initiative, as this week is jam-packed with events.
Heads of large French companies responded to the invitation to participate in this important event.
He affirmed that France supports all Saudi cultural initiatives and in the field of entertainment, and many French delegations participate in the International Artificial Intelligence Summit and the seasons of Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al-Ula.
Large French institutions, such as the Pompidou Center in Ithraa and others, participate in numerous exhibitions; higher education and research are also important pillars of bilateral cooperation, with many French delegations visiting the Kingdom each year to establish relationships with Saudi partners.