The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced today the nomination of the Adviser in the Royal Court, Mr. Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri, is elected to the position of General Director of the World Trade Organization.
Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri
The position of Director-General of World Trade Organization
In its memo to the organization, the Kingdom’s mission to the World Trade Organization affirmed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s great belief in the multilateral trading system and the vital role of the World Trade Organization in this system, stressing the importance of it is a strong system that enhances openness based on the rules of the multilateral trading system.
World Trade Organization pivotal role
The Kingdom’s mission also confirmed that the Kingdom is aware of the pivotal role the World Trade Organization plays in formulating and enforcing international trade rules and sponsoring and developing international economy and trade.
Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri nomination for the position of Director-General
The nomination of Counselor Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri comes at this stage in which the world is witnessing major changes in the trading system, as the Kingdom senses its responsibilities under its current chairmanship of the G20 summit, and reflects its continuing support for international efforts to advance the World Trade Organization and formulate a strategic vision for the G20 member states to promote The important role of trade in driving economic growth and achieving sustainable development.
The Kingdom’s candidate for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organization, His Excellency Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri, has a long record of experience and practical experiences, as he obtained a master’s degree with honours in business administration from King Saud University in the year 1998, and held many leadership positions that qualified him to run for the position.
Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri Efficiency
Efficiently the most prominent of which is the position of Minister of Economy and Planning, in addition to his membership in the Council of Ministers, in addition to his position of Vice Chairman The National Development Fund, and its leadership of the National Transformation Program, and the establishment of strategic partnerships in several countries.
Mohammed bin Mazyad Al-Tuwaijri chaired the Board of Directors of the National Center for Privatization in addition to his membership in the Board of Directors of Aramco and the Public Investment Fund and held the position of CEO and Vice President of HSBC Bank for the Middle East and North Africa from 2014 To 2016, Regional Head of Banking Services at HSBC in the Middle East and North Africa region from 2010 to 2014, and Chief Executive Officer of (JP Morgan) in the Kingdom from 2007 to 2010.