Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques .. “Industry” organizes the “International Future Metals” conference in January


Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – may God protect him – the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources is organizing the first session of the “International Future Minerals” conference from January 11 to 13, 2022 AD in Riyadh.

The conference will bring together mining ministers, senior government officials, global investment leaders, financial sectors, resource companies and institutions, multilateral institutions, NGOs, and prominent suppliers of mining services and technology.

His Excellency the Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud – may God protect him – for his generous sponsorship of this important global conference, stressing that this sponsorship represents a great addition to the conference, which comes as an extension of the directives and interest of the rational leadership. Mining sector, and maximizing the added value from it, as it gave it great and exceptional attention to establish an executive program within the programs of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, placing the mining sector among the priority sectors, in addition to industry, energy and logistics services.

His Excellency said: “The conference will be the first comprehensive platform of its kind, specialized in providing investors, mining companies, and those interested in the mining sector with everything related to the exploration, production and manufacturing capabilities of this sector in the promising regions of the Middle East, Central Asia, North and East Africa.”

He pointed to the ambitious aspirations to benefit from the Kingdom’s balance of mineral resources, which amount to about 1.3 trillion dollars, through cooperation with investors and regional and international partners, which will contribute – God willing – to the implementation of the comprehensive strategic initiatives for mining and mining industries, and to complete the journey of advancing the mining sector on the Over the coming years, it will become, according to the vision’s objectives, the third pillar of the national economy and industry.

His Excellency stressed that the International Future Metals Conference is distinguished from other international conferences in terms of the availability of mining opportunities in the regions of the Middle East, Central Asia, North and East Africa, which combine their efforts to make this conference a success and provide an international platform for meeting and discussing investment opportunities and strategic partnerships available with global investors. Those interested in the mining sector, who will participate in the exhibition accompanying the conference and in the various sessions and presentations on the development of the mining industry and its projects across the entire mineral value chain, from exploration to processing, from mining services to infrastructure development, and from energy provision to downstream manufacturing.

For its part, the Organizing Committee of the International Future Metals Conference confirmed that the conference, organized by the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, enjoys a strategic partnership with a number of authorities, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Investment, and the Public Investment Fund.

She explained that the conference program is based on four main pillars, including: highlighting the features of a new center for mining investments, and this is represented in reviewing mining investment opportunities in the Middle East, Central Asia, North and East Africa regions, and presenting these regions as the land of opportunities, by identifying partnership opportunities along the chains The integrated value of the mining industries, and the development of a new vision for the development of the mining sector, by highlighting the innovations and innovations that support mining activities in the future, as well as the societal contributions of the mining sector, by highlighting the pivotal role played by the mining sector in the development of remote communities, and in achieving a future A sustainable economy based on clean energy.

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