On March 23, 2018 His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received Ms. Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Discussions focused on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, the country’s strategic blueprint for economic diversification. The reforms within this Vision include diversifying the Kingdom’s economy, developing trade, investing more in technology, and human capital.
On March 23, 2018 His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received the United States' Secretary of Treasury, Secretary Steven Mnuchin. During the meeting, His Royal Highness emphasized the importance of the Saudi-U.S. partnership. He noted the role this relationship will play within the development of the Kingdom’s transformational reform program, Vision 2030. The United States and the Kingdom share long- standing ties, including in the areas of trade and investments.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met today with Congressman Will Hurd, Congressman George Holding, Congressman Brendan Boyle, and Congressman Michael Gallagher, continuing his official meetings with members of the U.S. Congress. The Crown Prince emphasized the historic, strategic, and institutional partnership between both nations.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Senators Dan Sullivan, Tom Cotton, Joe Manchin, and Lindsay Graham, part of his official meetings with prominent members of the U.S. government. These meeting emphasized the importance of communicating directly and openly with our partners in the U.S. Congress. The meetings further demonstrated that the Kingdom’s relationship with the United States is multidimensional. The Saudi-American partnership is historic and strategic, and it continues to grow and institutionalize.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz met today with Republican and Democratic congressional leaders including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senate Majority and Minority Leaders, House Majority Leader, the Senate Majority Whip, Chair and Ranking members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Chairs and Ranking members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the Chair of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and Chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C., announces the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, the Kingdom’s Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, to the United States of America. On behalf of His Royal Highness Ambassador Prince Khalid bin Salman Al Saud, the Kingdom’s Ambassador to the United States, the embassy is delighted to welcome HRH the Crown Prince.
Resolution to the Conflict in Yemen
The Saudi-led Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen launched the Yemen Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations (YCHO), an expanded relief program that addresses the humanitarian situation in the immediate and long-term, one month ago today and the results are already tangible. The Saudi-led Coalition, in partnership with UN agencies, continues to prioritize the welfare of the Yemeni people in its efforts to restore peace and stability to Yemen.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced the approval of the Ministry of Commerce and Investment's submission on bankruptcy legislation. The awaited Bankruptcy Law is the latest in structural developments in the Kingdom's business legal framework and is part of the overall reform efforts, under Vision 2030, to further facilitate a healthy business environment that encourages participation by foreign and domestic investors, as well as, local small and medium enterprises.
The Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, issued a statement on February 12, 2018, welcoming the $1 billion aid pledge by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to support the humanitarian efforts in Yemen, and their commitment to raise an additional $500 million from donors in the region.