The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) held a workshop Feb. 13 in Riyadh, aiming at sharing Japanese transportation improvement experiences and technologies for fast growing Saudi transport sector.
It was part of the efforts to achieve one of the goals set in “Saudi-Japan Vision 2030.”
The workshop was attended by about 100 participants, with information on the latest projects information shared in a session by Saudi authorities and promoted in a session by the Japanese private sectors.
The audience included public and private businesspeople, who exchanged ideas in the workshop.
Over 50 Japanese businesspeople attended, covering the fields of manufacturing, trade and finance and their presentation was about technologies that could prevent rock fall, as well as metro and rail technologies.
Eiichirou Oishi, Assisiant Vice Minister for International Affairs in MLIT on Japanese sides and Haithem J. Gauwas, General Manager, Cooperation & Agreement in Ministry of Transport on Saudi sides were key guests.
The workshop had some transportation infrastructure site visit programs for further business discussions.