DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s finance minister said on Wednesday that the kingdom’s Vision 2030 to diversify the economy away from oil has been “tried and tested”, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.
“It proved to be the right plan. The economy was able actually to deal with it (the coronavirus crisis), the government was able to deal with it in a very adequate way,” Mohammed al-Jadaan said.
He added that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, was investing to catalyse the private sector, including in the industrial sector.
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