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Minister for Trade and Development Welcomes Launch of Saudi-Irish Business Council

The Minister for Trade and Development, Mr. Joe Costello, T.D., has welcomed the establishment of the Joint Saudi-Irish Business Council which was formally launched at a recent signing ceremony in Riyadh.

“Saudi Arabia is a key business partner for Ireland and one of our priority markets under the Government’s trade strategy. I believe the establishment of the Joint Saudi-Irish Business Council, as a joint venture between the Saudi Chambers of Commerce and the Irish- Saudi Arabian Business Council, offers real potential to further develop trade links and enhance business opportunities for companies in both countries. I wish all involved with this important venture every success and look forward to the Joint Business Council’s first formal meeting later this year.”

The Joint Saudi-Irish Business Council was formally launched at a ceremony in Riyadh last week attended by the Irish Co-Chair of the Council, Mr. Joseph Lynch, and his Saudi counterpart, Mr. Abdullah Al-Mohty, President of the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Ireland’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Mr. Niall Holohan, also attended the ceremony.