HE the CEO of Royal Commission in Jubail, Dr. Mosleh Hamed Al-Otaibi, lately received in his office a high-ranking delegation from Toyota Corporation and Abdul Latif Jameel Company Ltd. in an official visit to Jubail. The delegation comprised a number of senior officials from both companies and representatives of the National Industrial Cluster Development Program (NICDP).
The visit came days after Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Saudi Minister of State, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on behalf of Saudi Minster of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources with Mr. Takeshi Uchiyamada, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Toyota, to conduct a feasibility study to establish an auto manufacturing plant in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ visit to Japan within his latest Asian tour.
Mr. Shinya Kotera, Business Planning and Operations Manager at Toyota, lead the delegation which also included Engineer Khalid Alsalem, chairman of the National Industrial Cluster Development Program , and Hassan Mohammed Jameel, Vice President of Abdul Latif Jameel Co. Ltd. (Local distributor for Toyota in the Kingdom).
The meeting reviewed the investment opportunities offered by the Royal Commission to the global corporates in Jubail Industrial city and its readiness to accommodate major industries due to its durable infrastructure and the industrial cluster support in the city.
Toyota’s delegation received more details about Jubail Industrial city and the history of the establishment of the Royal Commission in Jubail & Yanbu during their tour in the Visitors’ Center in the Royal Commission building.
The delegation then paid a visit to Sadara Chemical Company where they were welcomed by engineer Ziad Al-labban, Sadara’s Chief Executive Officer who accompanied them in an orientation to the reception center where they were briefed on the company’s main products used in manufacturing internal or external car parts.