Saudi deputy crown prince arrives in US

The Saudi Deputy Crown Prince will discuss with the US administration regional issues, especially Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Libya and Gulf security. (File photo: SPA)

This piece is part of our special coverage on Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to the United States this week.

Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince arrived in the United States on an official visit on Monday, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

In response to an invitation by the United States government, Prince Mohammed bin Salman will meet with a number of officials to discuss the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries, and discuss issues of mutual interest and regional issues.

He will be in Washington DC till June 16 and will then travel to New York for meetings with financial firms, according to the Saudi Gazette.

The deputy crown prince will also discuss with high-level US officials regional issues, especially Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Libya and Gulf security.

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They will also tackle issues related to the Islamic military alliance that is headed by Saudi Arabia, as well as the war against ISIS and al-Qaeda.

In New York, Prince Mohammed will discuss with heads of US financial institutions Saudi Vision 2030, a wide-ranging economic plan for expanding the Saudi private sector and attracting investment to the Kingdom. 

US economic circles attach great importance to the opportunities that will be created by Saudi Vision 2030.

One of the Vision's executive programs (the National Transformation Program 2020) is expected to figure on the agenda of talks and meetings of the deputy crown prince in Washington and New York with the aim of attracting American investments.

(With the Saudi Gazette)

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:51 - GMT 06:51