Saudi Arabia-Japan Vision 2030 Business Forum addressed cultural exchange and building the Kingdom’s gaming sector

Saudi Arabian Minister of Investment, HE Khalid Al Falih, led the Digital Entertainment round table in Tokyo, Japan, as part of the Saudi Arabia-Japan Vision 2030 Business Forum.

Delegates from Saudi Arabia and Japan discussed trends, content development, and gaming investment, aiming to make Saudi Arabia a global hub for digital entertainment by 2030. Minister Al Falih was joined by HE Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Saudi Arabia, HE Eng. Abdullah Alswaha, and several other dignitaries from relevant sectors in the Kingdom.

The Saudi and Japanese delegations at the 2023 Business Forum in Tokyo

HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud took part in the round table in his capacity as President of the Saudi Sports for All Federation, alongside HRH Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud, President of the Saudi Esports Federation.

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed joins Saudi Arabian delegation in Japan for a round table 

The round table addressed various topics around cultural exchange, joint content and gaming initiatives, the digital media space, and the upcoming Esports World Cup set to take place July 2024.

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, alongside Saudi Arabian delegation, in Tokyo for the Saudi-Japan Vision 2030 Business Forum

Invest Saudi reported that the forum witnessed “the signing of 13 agreements and MoUs with Japanese entities and companies” spanning various sectors, including water, financial services, communications, information technology, energy, and healthcare.

Round table discussion at the Saudi Arabia-Japan Vision 2030 Business Forum 2023

Additionally, “three projects were announced in the areas of construction technology, tourism, and entertainment,” the report confirmed.

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