Infrastructure Minister says Serbia interested in Saudi investment plan

NEWS 11.05.2022 14:08
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Tomislav Momirović
Source: FoNet/Ministarstvo građevinarstva, saobraćaja i infrastrukture

Construction, Traffic and Infrastructure Minister Tomislav Momirovic said on Wednesday that Serbia wants to be part of a 100 billion Dollars Saudi investment plan.

“We said that we want to be part of the impressive investment plan Saudi 2030 which includes investments in infrastructure of 100 billion Dollars,” he told Saudi Arabia’s Transport and Logistics Ministe Saleh bin Nasser bin Alali Alyasser in Riyadh,” the Serbian ministry quoted him as saying in a press release.

Momirovic added that there are plans to introduce regular flights between Riyadh and Belgrade. “Saudi Arabia, a G-20 member, is a country which is quickly modernizing economically providing a huge opportunity for our companies to find a place on its market,” he said.

The press release said the Momirovic also met with Aramco Vice-President Fahad Al-Abdul Karim to discuss the oil market in light of developments in eastern Europe.

It said that the minister met with a number of Saudi and other ministers on the margins of the Forum on the Future of Aviation in Riyadh including with Malaysian Transport Minister Vee Ka Siong. Momirovic said Malaysia is interested in a code-share arrangement with Air Serbia and expressed hope that direct flights would be launched.