Saudi Arabia Donates $10m Worth Of Relief Materials To IDPs

07 March, 2018, 00:16 | Author: Jason Torres
  • Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May talks to Andrew Marr for the Marr Show on BBC television in London

Prince Mohammed is carrying out a series of foreign visits.

In the article, published on the eve of his state-visit to the UK, Mohammed Bin Salman was quoted as saying that Brexit potentially freed up Britain to do more business with the Kingdom.

"We believe that Saudi Arabia needs to be part of the global economy", he explained. "People need to be able to move freely, and we need to apply the same standards as the rest of the world".

Retired Brigadier General Mansur Dan, Nigeria's Defence Minister in response, said the financial assistance from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia will definitely help to fight terrorism in the country.

The 32-year-old future Saudi king reportedly discussed trade, the ongoing conflict in Yemen-where a kingdom-led coalition has been combating Iranian-allied Houthis since 2015-and rival Iran with the Egyptian president. "We have a common interest that goes back to the earliest days of the relationship". The contracts for them are among the first to be commissioned in development of NEOM. Our relationship with Britain today is super'.

Saudi Arabia wants to attract more European tourists to its Red Sea coast, and in August previous year announced another ambitious plan to create a new global tourism destination on the coast featuring 50 pristine islands, white sandy beaches, and pre-Islamic history and culture.

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One vital area of cooperation between the two countries that Prince Mohammed was keen to emphasise during our interview relates to the sphere of defence and intelligence-sharing, a long-standing relationship that British intelligence officials say has thwarted a number of major terror attacks against the UK.

The Crown Prince spoke on the social changes now being felt in Saudi Arabia that have come against a backdrop of sweeping reforms.

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have agreed to jointly fund a $10-billion project to develop a new mega-city in the southern area of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

'The extremists and the terrorists are linked through spreading their agenda.

Neom is Saudi Arabia's bold plan to build a 26,500-sq-km, $500bn industrial zone from scratch in the mountainous desert region in the country's northwest, on the coasts of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba.

"The new Saudi-Egyptian agreement will certainly make an obvious economic leap in Egypt", he pointed out.

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