Saudi Crown Prince meets U.S. congressional committee head

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef greets U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform head Jason Chaffetz (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Nayef received the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Monday in Riyadh, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Congressman Jason Chaffetz met with the crown prince along with Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir, Minister of State Saad Al-Jabri.

During the meeting, the crown prince and the Republican congressman discussed the most recent developments in the region, the SPA reported without adding details.

Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh Timothy A. Lenderking also attended the meeting.

According to his website, Chaffetz has made several oversea trips to investigate issues ranging from embassy overspending to foreign aid waste.

The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regulated the U.S. federal government and its policies. Its work spans exposing waste, fraud, and abuse.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:45 - GMT 06:45
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