US President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia is not ordinary. Trump chose Riyadh as the first foreign capital to visit as president. There will be three summits, the Saudi-American summit, the Gulf-American summit and the Islamic-American summit. This is all in addition to arranging for more than 50 countries to attend in such a short time and planning economic, political and cultural events.
We have the right to be proud of our capability to perform regional roles that are globally influential. Don’t take it from us – the citizens of the country – but take it from the US Secretary of Commerce. During the Saudi-US CEO Forum, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a televised speech that he did not think a country could have prepared for such an event in the presence of this massive number of companies and people in such a short time like Saudi Arabia and the US did, adding that this proves the strong administrative capabilities which will play a major role in achieving the aims of Saudi Vision 2030.
We have the right to be proud of our capability to perform regional roles that are globally influentialTurki Aldakhil