(MENAFN - Arab News) Abdul rahman al-zamil chairman of the riyadh chamber of commerce and industry has been unanimously elected president of the council of saudi chambers.
al-zamil a former deputy minister of commerce will replace abdullah al-mobty.
also two new deputies of the president have been elected.
they are saleh bin hasan al-afaliqchairman of al-ahsa chamber of commerce and industry and hamdan bin abdullah al-samrain chairman of al-jouf chamber of commerce and industry.
this was announced here by obeid bin abdullah al-mandah head of the communication and publishing department at the csc.
'the election of al-zamil and his deputies came in total consensus" he said adding that the electoral process was smoot among the members of a special electoral council set up for this purpose.
the council composed of representatives of business community in the kingdom.
'to make the electoral process credible the election was conducted under the supervision of the legal department at the csc and we believe the elected figures reflect the will of the saudi business sector" said al-mandah.
al-zamil and his two deputies expressed their thanks and appreciation to the members of the special electoral council for their trust in them.
'we'll do our best to preserve and serve the interest of the saudi business community and contribute effectively to the kingdom's economic progress and boost saudi business ties with other countries" al-zamil said.