Crown Prince Meets with Entertainment and Development Leaders
April 05, 2018
While in Los Angeles, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and His Royal Highness Ambassador Prince Khalid bin Salman, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United States of America, met with the executives from Warner Bros., Disney, and Magic Leap. As the Kingdom looks to develop its entertainment sector, the Crown Prince discussed his Vision 2030 strategy and diversification plan with the industry leaders. The discussions also included the intent to grow Saudi Arabia’s domestic talent in addition to providing its young population with both the means and outlets to explore, as well as, realize their creative ambitions. While meeting with Mr. Kevin Tsujihara, President of Warner Bros., the discussion centered on the media, as well as, the movie industry linked to the Kingdom’s goals to develop a local entertainment industry. While meeting with Mr. Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince talked about the Kingdom’s demand for entertainment and the opportunity to create the necessary entertainment infrastructure to address the domestic demand. His Royal Highness the Crown Prince also met with Mr. Rony Abovitz, CEO of Magic Leap, to hear about the technology the startup company is developing, as well as to discuss the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 roadmap for entertainment and overall development.