In line with continuing cross-cultural and inter-religious dialogue, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with The Most Reverend Bernardito Cleopas Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, Bishop James Massa, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn, Rabbi Steven Wernick, CEO of USCJ, Rabbi Richard “Rick” Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, and Mr. Allen Fagin, Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union.
During his visit to New York City, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Mr. Mark Makepeace, Group Director of Information Services, Chief Executive of FTSE Russell & Non-Executive Chairman, Americas today.
The second annual Saudi-U.S. CEO Forum successfully concluded, having brought together more than 200 business leaders from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America, and resulted in the signing of 36 MOUs totaling more than $20 billion. The annual forum is a testament to the importance of not only creating partnerships, but maintaining them, to the Saudi-U.S. relationship.
HRH Prince Mohammad bin Salman, Crown Prince and Chairman of the Kingdom’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), who is visiting the United States, spent two hours today in an interactive dialogue with more than 40 senior executives from across business, academia and the NGO community to seek their counsel on three of Kingdom’s transformation development programs, NEOM, The Red Sea Project and Qiddiya.
The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF) today announced the signing of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Softbank Vision Fund LP (SBVF) to create the New Solar Energy Plan 2030, the world’s largest project of its type, following the launch of the concept in October 2017. PIF and SBVF intend to complete due diligence by the end of May 2018.
The Kingdom has committed to localizing a significant portion of the renewable energy value chain in the Saudi economy, including research and development and manufacturing.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited the United Nations headquarters in New York City yesterday and met with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
The Secretary General of the United Nations expressed his appreciation for the Kingdom's humanitarian contributions in the world and to the Yemeni people, specifically its support and funding of the UN Humanitarian Response Plan in Yemen, and called on countries to contribute to this effort.
The second annual Saudi-U.S. CEO Forum 2018 brought together more than 200 business leaders from the Kingdom and U.S. companies together to create partnerships, strengthen the economic ties between the Saudi Arabia and the United States, promote bi-lateral trade and expand cultural understanding and awareness.
The spokesperson for the Coalition Forces to Support the Legitimacy in Yemen, Col. Turki Al-Maliki explained, at a press conference in Riyadh, Iran’s support to the Houthis, including supplying them with ballistic missiles. Col. Al-Maliki made the following remarks:
Col. Turki Al Maliki, the Spokesperson for the Coalition Forces to Support the Legitimate Government in Yemen, stated that, according to the Coalition Air Defense Forces, seven ballistic missiles were shot towards the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from within the Yemen this evening.