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Prince Turki addresses US business leaders

  Prince Turki Al-Faisal

Saudi Ambassador to the US Prince Turki Al-Faisal discussed the importance of Saudi-US relations with US business leaders in Washington, DC Thursday. 

Speaking before the US-Middle East Free Trade Coalition, Prince Turki noted that the foundation of Saudi-US relations was based on business interests before political ties were established, and that the business communities can play important roles in maintaining this relationship.

Prince Turki discussed the steps Saudi Arabia is taking to boost its economy and promote foreign investment.  These steps, Prince Turki said, are having a significant positive impact on the Saudi economy.
In a question and answer session following his remarks, Prince Turki discussed a wide range of topics, including the importance of improving education in the Kingdom and the important role of the business sector in expanding education opportunities in the country.