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Saudi Arabia
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : October 16, 1962
  • Bilateral Trade(2018, Unit $100,000,000)
    • Exports : 40
    • Imports : 263
  • Number of Koreans living in Saudi Arabia(2018) : About 3,200
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Saudi Arabia
      • 1980   MayPresident Choi Kyu-hah
      • 1982   JunePrime Minister Yoo Chang-soon
      • 2001   MayMinister of Commerce, Industry and Energy Shin Kook-hwan
      • 2004   FebruaryMinister 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   Minister of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Ju Hyung-hwan
      • 2018   Minister of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Baek Eun-gyu
      • 2019   Minister of Health and Welfare, Park Neung-hoo
    • 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   JuneMinister of State for Foreign Affairs Madani
      • 2007   JanuaryMinister 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 Higher Education Al Anqari
      • 2010   OctoberMinister of Electricity and water Al-Hassan
      • 2011   AprilMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Naimi / Minister of Finance Al-Assaf
      • 2011   MaySpeak of Shura Council of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Al-Sheikh
      • 2011   SeptemberChairman of the Saudi Research and Marketing Group HRH Prince Salman
      • 2011   OctoberChairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies HEH Prince Turki
      • 2011   OctoberMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Al-Naimi, ARAMCO CEO Al-Falih
      • 2012   MarchPresident of the KACARE Yamani
      • 2012   AprilMinister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Al-Naimi
      • 2012   MayMinister of Housing Al-Dhowaihy
      • 2012   JuneMinister of Economy & Planning Dr. Mohammed Al-Jasser
      • 2012   NovemberMinister 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   March/October Minister of Economy and Planning, Adel Fakeih
      • 2019   Minister of Economy and Planning, Al-Tuwaijri 
      • 2019   Minister of Health, Tawfiq Al Rabiah
      • 2019   His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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