Event Details


17:00-17:45 - Zoom meeting for Asia Society President's Circle Members Only

17:45-18:30 - Youtube/ Facebook livestream for Public

Asia Society Hong Kong Center is proud to present the Chairman's Dialogue Series, a specially curated series of marquee events bringing together distinguished guests from around the world for conversations with Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Asia Society Hong Kong Center. In this conversation, Mr. Chan will be joined by His Royal Highness (HRH) Prince Turki Al Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Founder and Trustee of the King Faisal Foundation and Chairman of the King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies. HRH previously served as the Director-General of the General Intelligence Directorate (GID), Saudi Arabia's main foreign intelligence service, with the rank of Minister, and both Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland and Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States of America. This program will explore the present and future of the Middle East from the perspective of the Kingdom of Saudia Arabia (KSA).

Saudi Arabia is one of the largest economies in the Middle East, primarily driven by crude petroleum and natural gas activities. Meanwhile, since 2016, Saudi Arabia, has been undergoing significant change and transformation to support diversification of the economy away from oil, which is a primary economic object of the KSA's Vision 2030. The vision not only impacts domestic policies, but the Middle East region in general. Questions will be explored including: How has Saudi Arabia transformed from both an economic and policy standpoint over the last 50 years? What is HRH's vision for KSA as well as the region? What do the next 50 years look like for KSA? What are the interests of major powers such as the U.S., Russia, EU and China for the Middle East region? How does the present Ukraine war impact not only KSA but the entire Middle East region?

Jun 30, 2022

5 PM - 6:30 PM (GMT+8)


  • Prince Turki AlFaisal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

    Prince Turki AlFaisal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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