Deputy Crown Prince meets with National Economic Council
June 17, 2016
Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense met yesterday in the White House with the National Economic Council, including council director Jeff Zients, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, and Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Jason Furman.
The meeting reviewed the best ways to enhance joint and continuous cooperation between the two countries in the fields of economy and investment in light of Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 and its ambitious economic programs, including the National Transformation Program. The two sides also emphasized to continue coordination in order to achieve common interests.