Under the patronage of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Prime Minister, and Chairman of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs, the Jazan Investment Forum 2023 was inaugurated by Governor Prince Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz at the Grand Millennium Jazan Hotel.
The event, organized by Jazan Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Jazan Development Strategic Office and various government and private entities, showcased a commitment to regional advancement. Prince Mohammed bin Nasser highlighted the leadership's dedication to project development, citing initiatives like the Jazan Development Strategic Office and the Special Economic Zone.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jazan Chamber of Commerce, Ahmed Abu Hadi, outlined the forum's objectives, emphasizing investment opportunities in the Jazan region. The accompanying workshops featured specialized dialogue sessions to generate practical recommendations.
Dr. Majed Al-Gohary, Secretary-General of the Jazan Chamber of Commerce, announced key initiatives launched during the forum, including a fund for food security projects, the Jazan Products Platform, a 100-bed hospital, and the Jazan Exhibition and Conference Center.
The forum witnessed the signing of agreements and memorandums between the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu and Saudi companies. These agreements aimed at establishing the Saudi Global Industrial Village, production facilities, and developments in the waterfront, city center, and tourism sector.
The Ministry of Investment and the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON) inked agreements for various projects, including a coffee beans processing factory and a food processing facility. Deputy Governor Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz also attended the forum, emphasizing its regional significance.