Dr. Abdulaziz Sager, Chairman of the Gulf Research Center (GRC) hosted the ‘GCC-ASEAN’ roundtable meeting in the GRC’s office in Riyadh on August 16, 2023. The meeting was attended by the Ambassadors of the Republic of Indonesia, Malaysia, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Republic of Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, and Cambodia to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The meeting was also attended by H.E. Dr. Abdulaziz Aluwaisheg, Assistant Secretary General, Political Affairs and Negotiations, Gulf Cooperation Council, and H.E the Advisor at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Agency for International Multilateral Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al Tayer.
The roundtable meeting focused on the current relations and development in cooperation between the GCC and ASEAN in coordination with the upcoming GCC-ASEAN Summit in Riyadh at the end of October.
Dr. Abdulaziz Sager, Chairman of the Gulf Research Center, and Senior Advisor, Prof. Saleh Al-Khathlan, had a lunch meeting with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, H.E. Mr. Chen Weiqing. During the meeting, both sides discussed the ongoing regional developments.
The chairman of the Gulf Research Center , Dr. Abdulaziz bin Sager , welcomed in the center's headquarters in Riyadh on October 20, 2022, his excellency the Irish ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ( Gerry Cunningham). During the meeting, they discussed the Saudi-Irish relations, and the international and the regional developmental updates. Also, his excellency the ambassador was briefed on the centers activities in the different aspects
The Chairman of the Gulf Research Center, Dr.Abdulaziz bin Sager, welcomed in the the center’s headquarters in Riyadh on September 18, 2022 AD, Mr. Cengiz Özgencil, the head of the Bosphorus Forum in Turkey, and his companions. During the meeting, they discussed the topics of the 13th Bosphorus Summit. some of which were about the Turkish Gulf relations.
The Chairman of the Gulf Research Center will participate as a speaker in the summit.
The 13th Bosphorus Summit will be held during the 10th-12th of November, 2022 in Istanbul,Turkey. The summit’s subject will be “ THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION:DRIVING FORCES OF GLOBAL CHANGE. It will be held With the participation of leaders and personalities from around the world.
They will be discussing the current international challenges, and the future opportunities and solutions. More details about this summit can be found on the website.
GRCF Director Dr. Christian Koch met with Yukio Tada and Daisuke Yamamoto of the Sojitz Research Institute in the GRC Foundation office in Geneva. They discussed cooperation between the two institutions, participation in the Gulf Research Meeting in August as well as the regional situation in the Gulf Region.
Dr. Christian Koch, Director of International Studies, met today with Sumiko Teranaka and Yuhei Omi of the Japan Institute for Overseas Investment and Ryutaro Nishizaki of the Dubai office of the Japan Bank for International Corporation. They discussed the sanctions policy vis-à-vis Iran and the regional investment climate.