Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Sulaiman leads inauguration of Saudi PPPP 2009 at Riyadh International Exhibition Centre
On behalf of the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Sulaiman, Deputy Minister for Industrial Affairs, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has yesterday (Shawwal 29, 1430 / October 18, 2009) inaugurated "Saudi PPPP 2009" at the newly completed Riyadh International Exhibition Centre before a powerful assembly of Saudi Government officials and key decision-makers from leading business organisations in the Middle East and around the world. Saudi PPPP 2009 runs from Shawwal 29 to Zul Al-Qi’dah 2, 1430 / October 18 to 21, 2009, gathering over 500 international and local companies.
Saudi PPPP 2009 is recognised as the premier business-to-business platform for trade buyers, industry professionals, international distributors and other industry stakeholders in the region's fast-growing petrochemicals, printing, packaging and plastic industries. The mega trade event integrates four exhibitions under one roof: "Saudi Petrochem 2009 – The 4th International Exhibition for Chemicals and Chemical Technology Industry"; "Saudi Plas 2009 – The 9th International Plastics Technology Show"; "Saudi Pack 2009 – The 9th International Packing Machinery and Materials Show"; and "Saudi Print 2009 – The 9th International Pre-press and Printing Technology Exhibition".
Mohamed Al Hussaini, Deputy General Manager, Riyadh Exhibitions Company, organiser of Saudi PPPP said: "It is a great privilege and a distinct honour that Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Sulaiman has participated in today's inauguration of Saudi PPPP 2009. The government's strong support of the event, combined with the overwhelming response we have received from exhibitors and trade visitors, reflects the excellent condition of the regional market for petrochemicals, printing, packaging and plastic products and services."
"I would also like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the support of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and Petro Rabigh, the mega trade event's generous benefactors whose participation has helped enhance the credibility and prestige of Saudi PPPP 2009," added Al Hussaini.
Supported by diamond sponsor Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and gold sponsor Petro Rabigh, Saudi PPPP 2009 will showcase new technologies and the latest innovations in the petrochemicals, printing, packaging and plastic industries. Up to 35 per cent of all products to be showcased at Saudi PPPP 2009 are manufactured in Saudi Arabia.
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