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Saudi Arabia Makes it to Ninth Place on a US List of Powerful Countries

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Saudi Arabia ranks ninth most powerful country in the world in terms of financial and political influence, according to a study published in the Business Insider magazine.

The study is done by the US News and World Report’s “2019 Best Countries” in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania, the results are conducted from surveys that were gathered from more than 20,000 people, that asked for their opinions on 80 countries.

The study described Saudi Arabia as the ‘Middle East giant’; seeing how it’s not only a destination for pilgrims from all over the world, who come yearly to visit Mekkah, but it also has large oil reserves and exports to many countries around the world.

The US made it to the top of the list, followed by Russia, China, Germany and Britain. The UAE also made it to the list, ranking the 11th powerful country. And the World Economic Forum named it the ‘most competitive economy in the Arab world.’

The study bases its rankings according to the political and financial influence of the country, The US News and World Report Ranking also look at the international alliances of the countries and their military power as well.

For the full list:

https://www.businessinsider.com/most-powerful-countries-ranked-us-news-and-world-report-2019-2#25-belgium-1

 

 

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Princess Reema bint Bandar Meets With US Treasury Chief Steven Mnuchin

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Saudi ambassador Princess Reema bint Bandar met earlier with US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin where the two of them got to discuss opportunities to further enhance the relationship between the two countries.

The Saudi Arabian embassy in the US said in a tweet that the two senior officials explored “ways to strengthen Saudi Arabia’s close partnership with the United States on countering the financing of terrorism, as well as US support for the Kingdom’s economic reforms.”

Princess Reema assumed her new office earlier this month, and has since met with the political figures of the US in the attempt of strengthening the relationship between the two countries.

She presented her credentials in the presence of US President Donald Trump as the Kingdom’s top diplomat in Washington.

 

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Princess Reema Bint Bandar Meets Donald Trump At The White House

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Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States, Princess Reema bint Bandar, has met with President Donald Trump to present her credentials as the Kingdom’s top diplomat in Washington.

“HRH stated that the Saudi-U.S. partnership is essential to the interests of both countries and expressed confidence that the two countries are capable of overcoming any challenges at the regional or global levels,” the embassy said.

The 44-year-old diplomat expressed her enthusiasm on social media, writing, “Looking forward to starting this chapter of my life in Washington DC.”

“Presented credentials today at the White House,” she wrote on Twitter. “Conveyed the well wishes of Kingdom’s Leadership. Looking forward to working on strengthening and solidifying the historic Saudi – U.S partnership.”

Princess Reema Bint Bandar became the 11th Saudi diplomatic representing the Kingdom to Washington since 1945, marking an opening for more women to participate and take roles in government positions.

 

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Main Road in Sharm El-Sheikh Gets Named After King Salman

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According to a report from the Saudi Press Agency, the main road in the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh has been named after King Salman. 

Governor of South Sinai, Khaled Fouda, announced the decision during a ceremony that was held to celebrate the 37th anniversary of Sinai Liberation Day.

Osama Nugali, Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador and the Kingdom’s permanent representative to the Arab League, took part in the event where the announcement was made.

He thanked President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and several senior officials, for such a kind gesture and for bestowing the honor on King Salman.

 

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