Kingdom Holding’s investments in France focus of Riyadh talks


Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), met with French President François Hollande during his recent visit to Riyadh.
The president was accompanied by Laurent Fabius, French minister of foreign affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, French minister of defense and Bertrand Besancenot, French ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Tuesday’s meeting at the King Saud Palace was attended by Hassna Alturki, executive manager for International Relations to the chairman, Fahad bin Nafil, senior executive assistant to the chairman and Kacy Grine, adviser to the chairman.
The meeting began as Prince Alwaleed greeted President François Hollande. The two discussed political, economic and cultural matters.
They also discussed the bi-lateral relations between Saudi Arabia and France, and the strong relations between the prince and France, especially KHC’s investments in France that are considered to be the largest Saudi Arabian presence in France.