Will probably be the primary assembly between the highly effective son of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, who’s spearheading a Saudi financial reform plan, and the US president since Trump got here to workplace in January.
The assertion stated that in his talks with Trump and different US officers, Prince Mohammed, who can also be the Saudi defence minister, was anticipated to “talk about reinforcing bilateral relations and evaluation regional problems with mutual curiosity”.
It stated that the working go to would begin on Thursday however gave no additional particulars.
King Salman, ruler of the world’s high oil exporter, is at the moment in Japan, a part of a month-long Asia tour to construct ties with the world’s quickest rising importers of Saudi crude and promote funding alternatives, together with the sale of a stake in its big state agency Saudi Aramco.
Trump spoke by phone with Salman quickly after he took workplace in January and agreed to help secure zones in Syria and Yemen, in response to a White Home assertion.
Earlier than his departure for america, Prince Mohammed met with Citigroup’s Chief Govt Officer Michael Corbat in Riyadh on Sunday to debate funding alternatives within the kingdom and globally, SPA reported.