UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF THE CUSTODIAN OF THE TWO HOLY MOSQUES KING SALMAN BIN ABDULAZIZ AL SAUD

WELCOME LETTER FROM THE SUMMIT HOST

I am pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Future Minerals Summit to be held from 11-13 January 2022 at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center in Riyadh.

Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Future Minerals Summit will convene the global mining industry and those invested in its future to a conversation about the regions encompassing the Middle East, North and East Africa and Central Asia, its potential to attract investment and grow the sector in line with international sustainability standards.

The Future Minerals Summit offers the opportunity to discuss financing the establishment of this new, modern and responsible mining industry in a new and emerging mining hub. In addition, it will provide attendees with an in-depth look at the legal frameworks in place, access to land, the role of government, ease of doing business, as well as investment opportunities and challenges.

The Summit will enable future looking discussions about mining on a global level. It will also provide opportunity to explore the latest thinking and advancements in mining technology and equipment, to help build foundations for resilient mining ecosystems.

The Future Minerals Summit 2022 is your opportunity to be at the forefront of change in a dynamic mining region. Together we can create a reimagined mining industry of the future.

I look forward to welcoming all participants to Riyadh in January for the Future Minerals Summit.


Sincerely,
Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef
Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia