The works of the first session of the joint Saudi- French Committee had been concluded in Paris, where the Saudi side was headed by H.E. Dr. TAWFIG FAWZAN ALRABIAH, Minister of Commerce and Industry, while the French side was headed by Emanuel Macron, Minister of Economy and Digital Industry during the period 21 to 23, October, 2014 AD, where a number of topics had been discussed, which serve the common interests in all sectors between the two countries, and the promotion of the Saudi-French relations at all levels. At the end, the joint minutes had been signed by the two Ministers also the following agreements were signed as well:
- National Center of Excellence in Heart Diseases and Obesity .
- National Center of Excellence in Genetic Diseases .
- Mustan Rosen Centre for the Treatment of Tumors .
It is worth mentioning that the volume of trade exchange between the two countries reached in 2013AD SR (52) billion riyals, and it was agreed to hold the second session of the Joint Committee in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, at a date to be agreed upon between the two countries.