New York Times Columnist and bestselling author Tom Friedman met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia for a second time in three years to speak with the powerful and young leader about the ongoing Vision 2030 social and economic reform plans. Twitter had mixed reactions.
Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund finalized the take over of the management of Riyadh's US$10 billion unfinished King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD), a large financial hub on the outskirts of the city, as the government attempts to revive the project.
An exclusive Reuters report reveals that Westinghouse is in talks with other U.S-based companies to form a consortium to bid in a multi-billion-dollar tender for two nuclear power reactors in Saudi Arabia, citing three industry sources.
The emergence of new foreign policy and domestic challenges for Saudi Arabia in recent weeks have taken precedent over resolving the Arab-led embargo of Qatar, according to Saudi Arabia’s leaders, as the United States reportedly has stepped in to support the Kingdom now elsewhere in the region.