GESALO, Bavarian Representation

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia covers most of the area of the Arabian Peninsula. With a population of almost 35 million, the kingdom also offers the largest sales market in the Gulf region. With Vision 2030, the kingdom has been undergoing an economic and social transformation process for years, with the aim of further diversifying the economy. The top issues in Saudi Arabia are: Tourism, Health, Renewable Energy and Hydrogen, and Petrochemicals. These fields offer particular business opportunities. Bavaria has had a representative office at the Delegation of German Business for Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen in Riyadh in Saudi Arabia since August 2020.

About us

Since August 2020, Bavaria has had a representative office at the German Saudi Arabian Liaison Office for Economic Affairs (GESALO). GESALO has been established in Saudi Arabia in 1978 and is part of the AHK network. The Bavarian representative office supports Bavarian companies in their expansion plans to Saudi Arabia and in networking with local business partners.


Do you have any questions about Bavaria as an investment location or Saudi Arabia as a business location?

Please contact Dr. Dalia Samra-Rohte.


Mrs. Dr. Dalia Samra-Rohte,

Representative of the Free State of Bavaria in Saudi Arabia



Find out more about your business development opportunities in Bavaria and Saudi Arabia Together with the Delegation of German Business for Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen, Invest in Bavaria and the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, our team offers Saudi Arabian companies extensive support in their choice of location and business expansion in Bavaria.

At the same time, we support Bavarian companies and organizations, especially in economic exchange and networking with local business partners in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. The Bavarian Representative Office in Saudi Arabia will help you make a sustainable market entry and give you access to a large and regionally established network.


The Bavarian Representative Offices abroad assist, in their capacity as on-the-spot German-speak­ing contact partners, Bavarian companies in opening up new export markets. Furthermore, they establish contacts with potential investors and look after their business interests in cooperation Invest in Bavaria.
ROLAND WEIGERT State Secretary in the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy