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Saudi Arabia
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : October 16, 1962
  • Bilateral Trade(2019, Unit $100,000,000)
    • Exports : 37
    • Imports : 218
  • Number of Koreans living in Saudi Arabia(2018) : About 3,220
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Saudi Arabia
      • 1980   MayPresident, Choi Kyu-hah
      • 1982   June Prime Minister, Yoo Chang-soon
      • 2001   May Minister of Commerce Industry and Energy, Shin Kook-hwan
      • 2004   February Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ban Ki-moon
      • 2005   AugustPrime Minister, Lee Hae-chan
      • 2007   MarchPresident, Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2007   AugustMinister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Song Minsoon
      • 2008   NovemberMinister of National Defense, Lee Sang-hee
      • 2009   MarchProsecutor General, Lim Chae-jin
      • 2009   SeptemberSpecial Envoy of the President for Science and Technology, Lee Hyun-gu
      • 2009   OctoberChairman of the Presidential Committee for the G20 Summit, Sa kong-il
      • 2010   JulyMinister of Trade, Kim Jong-hoon
      • 2011   AprilMinister of Knowledge Economy, Choi Joong-Kyung
      • 2011   SeptemberMinister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, Kwon Do-youp
      • 2011   OctoberHan, Seung-soo(Special Envoy of President)
      • 2012   FebruaryVice Speaker, Chung Ui-hwa
      • 2012   FebruaryPresident, LEE Myung-bak
      • 2012   JuneKwon Do-youp(Special Envoy of President)
      • 2012   SeptemberDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kim Kyu-hyun
      • 2013   FebruaryMinister of National Defense, Kim Kwan-jin
      • 2013   SeptemberMinister of Health and Welfare, Jin Young
      • 2013   NovemberMinister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Yoo Jin-ryong
      • 2014   DecemberMinister of Foreign Affairs, Yun Byung-se
      • 2015   MarchPresident, Park Geun-hye
      • 2015   JuneMinister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Yoo Il-ho
      • 2016   FebruaryMinister of Health, Jeong Jin-yeob
      • 2016   MayPrime Minister, Hwang Kyo-ahn
      • 2017   April                 Minister of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Ju Hyung-hwan
      • 2018   March              Minister of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Baek Eun-gyu
      • 2019   March              Minister of Health and Welfare, Park Neung-hoo
      • 2019   November       Minister of National Defense, Jeong Kyeong-doo
      • 2019   December       Minister of Land Infrastructure and Transport, Kim Hyun-mee
      • 2019   December       Minister of Freign Affairs, Kang Kyeong-hwa
    • From Saudi Arabia to the ROK
      • 1987   NovemberHis Royal Highness Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud
      • 1998   OctoberCustodian of Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud
      • 2000   OctoberSecond Deputy Prime Minister, Sultan
      • 2004   AprilMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Naimi
      • 2007   FebruaryMinister of Higher Education, Al Anqari
      • 2007   NovemberMinister of Economic Planning, Gosaibi
      • 2008   MayMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Naimi
      • 2010   OctoberMinister of Electricity and water, Al-Hassan
      • 2010   November      Minister of Foreign Affairs, Saud Al Faisal
      • 2011   MaySpeak of Shura Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Al-Sheikh
      • 2011   OctoberMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Al-Naimi, ARAMCO CEO Al-Falih
      • 2012   MarchPresident of the KACARE, Yamani
      • 2012   MayMinister of Housing, Al-Dhowaihy
      • 2012   JuneMinister of Economy & Planning, Dr. Mohammed Al-Jasser
      • 2012   NovemberPresident, Presidency of Meteorology and Environment,
        H.R.H. Prince Turki Bin Naser Bin Abdulaziz
      • 2012   DecemberMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Al-Naimi
      • 2013   FebruaryMinister of State for Foreign Trade, Al-Aiban
      • 2013   MarchMayor of Jeddah, Dr. Hani Abu Ras
      • 2013   AprilMinister of Health, Al Rabiah
      • 2013   MayPresident & Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Commission
        for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) H.R.H. Prince Sultan
      • 2013   JunePresident of the KACARE, Yamani
      • 2013   SeptemberMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Al-Naimi
      • 2013   OctoberCEO of Saudi Aramco, Khalid Al-Falih
      • 2013   OctoberMinister of Commerce and Industry, Al Rabiah
      • 2013   OctoberMinister of Water and Electricity, Abdullah Al Hussayen
      • 2014   OctoberMinister of Economy & Planning, Dr. Mohammed Al-Jasser,
        Minister of Commerce and Industry,Al Rabiah, President of the KACARE Yamani,
        Governor of Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority, SAGIA, Al Othman
      • 2014   OctoberMinister of justice, Issa
      • 2015   AprilMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Al-Naimi
      • 2015   JuneChairman of the Majlis ash-Shura, Al ash-Sheikh
      • 2015   NovemberMinister of Transport, Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al Muqbel
      • 2016   MarchMinister of Land, Majed Al Hogail
      • 2016   JulyMinister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid al-Falih
      • 2017   MarchMinister of Economy and Planning, Adel Fakeih
      • 2017   October          Minister of Economy and Planning, Adel Fakeih
      • 2018   May                 Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid al-Falih
      • 2019   April                 Minister of Economy and Planning, Al-Tuwaijri 
      • 2019   April                 Minister of Health, Tawfiq Al Rabiah
      • 2019   June                 His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
      • 2019   December      Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Adel Al Jubeir

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