Saudi crown prince named the ‘most powerful leader in Middle East’

The report looked at Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s various achievements in his role as crown prince. (AP)

With Saudi Arabia embarking on the ambitious NEOM project, recent reports highlighting discussions on creating a technology hub in the kingdom have turned the spotlight on Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s growing stature in the Middle East.

The hub would be established in a collaboration between energy giant ARAMCO and Google’s Alphabet. There also appear to be talks with Amazon for the establishment of three data centers.

In a recent report by CNBC, Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was described as the ‘most powerful leader in the Middle East.’

The report looked at Bin Salman’s various achievements in the last seven months since stepping into the role of crown prince.

Some of the achievements mentioned include “granting more rights for women.”

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The report also celebrates Bin Salman’s prompt and smooth handling of the anti-corruption drive in the Kingdom.

It also indirectly recommended neighboring countries in the region to take the crown prince’s actions as a template towards growth and development.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:52 - GMT 06:52