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Basil M.K. Al-Ghalayini

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The Kafalah program for SMEs

Recently, I was invited to a conference in Riyadh co-organized by the Kafalah program, one of the Ministry of Finance’s initiatives to stimulate the economy.

July 21, 2019

Investment opportunities in the Saudi railway system

A few weeks ago, I had my first experience using the Saudi railway system between Riyadh and Dammam. When I shared my experience with my friend Bashar Al-Malik, CEO of the Saudi Railway Co., his response was: “Wait until you try the Haramain and Riyadh-Qassim lines.”

July 07, 2019

Aramco’s In-Kingdom program will localize, boost economy

This week I will be talking about a game-changing program, designed to drive domestic long-term economic growth and diversification in our rapidly changing economy: The In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program.

March 31, 2019