SINGAPORE: Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General Jasem Mohamed Al-Budaiwi met Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on Friday at the 7th Indian Ocean Conference in Perth, Australia.
During the meeting, they affirmed the commitment of the GCC and Singapore to enhance strategic relations, particularly in the economic, trade and investment domains, the council reported.
They reviewed the latest efforts to update the free trade agreement signed between the GCC and Singapore in 2008.
Source: GCC Secretary-General meets Singaporeâs foreign minister
SINGAPORE: Singapore is looking forward to deepening its cooperation with Saudi Arabia in the halal industry, following a recent visit to the Kingdom by its minister in charge of Muslim affairs.
Saudi Arabia and Singapore elevated their ties to a strategic partnership in October, during Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loongâs official trip to Riyadh at the invitation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Seven memoranda of understanding to facilitate investment opportunities were signed and bilateral engagements have since increased.
Source: Singapore looks to deepen halal industry cooperation with Saudi Arabia
CAIRO:ÂThe fintech sector in Saudi Arabia is increasingly drawing international attention, fueled by the nationâs strategic vision to emerge as a regional leader in this domain.
In line with its national ambition, Saudi Arabia aims to become a prominent regional fintech hub, targeting the attraction of 525 financial services companies by the year 2030, as outlined in its Financial Sector Development Strategy.
Source: Singaporean fintech Ryalize sets its sights on Saudi Arabia
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