Abdulrahman Bakir is Vice President in the Saudi Office at Ministry of Investment in the United States. He’s worked in the GCC, US, South America, Europe and West Africa in both the public and private sectors. His current role in the diplomatic mission is to develop, attract, and expand quality investments for sustainable national economic growth. Abdul has a degree in Manufacturing Engineering & Management from the University of Nottingham and a degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
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In this interview, Abdul discusses the historic and modern ties between Michigan and Saudi Arabia, as well as opportunities for new partnerships. He also discusses Saudi Vision 2030, described as “expressing long-term goals and expectations and it is built upon our country’s unique strengths and capabilities. It guides our aspirations towards a new phase of development – to create a vibrant society in which all citizens can fulfill their dreams, hopes and ambitions to succeed in a thriving economy.” More concretely, advancements in solar production and advanced technologies are areas that the Kingdom will continue to pursue as it moves forward to diversify the economy and respond to the global needs of the twenty-first century. The Invest Saudi website can be accessed HERE