The private roundtable discussion will provide an opportunity for top Ministry officials, representatives from the Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA), and U.S. business executives to discuss issues important to the U.S.-Saudi commercial and trade relationship.
The Senate on Tuesday passed H.R.3815, a bill that would allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged support for terrorism, despite stiff opposition from the White House and Saudi leaders.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a Royal Order on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 making changes to the government structure and key leaders. The Royal Order follows the recently released ‘Vision 2030’ economic and development plan to transform the Saudi economy and society into the 21st Century.
President Obama arrived in Riyadh today to an understated official reception and little immediate publicity from Saudi media reflecting the strained ties between the President and the Kingdom, but cooperation in key areas between the two countries remains strong.