March 18, 2013
HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, Chairman of Kingdom Holding Company (KHC) received Mr. Risto Siilasmaa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nokia Corporation who was accompanied by HE Mr. Jarno Syrjala Ambassador of Finland to Saudi Arabia.
The meeting was also attended by Eng. Ahmed Halawani, Executive Director, Private Equity and International Investments, Mr. Shadi Sanbar, KHC's Executive Director and CFO, Ms. Heba Fatani, Senior Executive Manager, Corporate Communications Department, Dr. Nahla Nasser Alanbar, Private Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman and Mr. Fahad Bin Saad Bin Nafel, Executive Assistant to HRH the Chairman.
The meeting began as Mr. Siilasmaa thanked Prince Alwaleed for giving him the opportunity to meet him. During the meeting the two discussed the latest developments in both KHC and Nokia. Moreover, Prince Alwaleed and Mr. Siilasmaa also discussed a number of general economic issues.
Furthermore, during the meeting the Ambassador handed His Highness a letter from HE Mr. Jyrki Katainen, Finland's Prime Minister inviting Prince Alwaleed to visit the country and explore investment opportunities in Finland.
The Prince's investment in Finland is in the banking sector through Citigroup.