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The Name Of The Saudi Professional League Was Changed In Honor Of MBS And It Actually Sounds Fitting

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The General Sports Authority announced, via Twitter, that its chairman Turki Al Sheikh changed the name of this year’s Saudi Professional League to something a little more fitting.

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The Saudi Professional League is now called the Mohammed bin Salman League

In an event last night, the new look of the league was introduced by its president Al Sheikh, who renamed the league to honour MBS from its old name: Abdul Latif Jameel Professional Football League.

The Prince Mohammed bin Salman League will be used as the ‘special edition’ name for 2018-2019, reports say. STC, a telecom company, officially secured TV rights to air the Prince Mohammed bin Salman League and the national football team matches in a deal that will span ten years.

Hours after the event, the hashtag #كأس_دوري_محمد_بن_سلمان started trending on Twitter

Saudi football fans from around the Kingdom were absolutely enthralled about the name change, eventually leading to a trending hashtag.

People loved the name change and are grateful to MBS for his efforts in helping the football industry in the Kingdom

‘Well-deserved!’

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The Kingdom Ranked Among ’10 Global Business Climate Improvers’

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The Kingdom has been ranked among other countries in this year’s top 10 global business climate improvers, according to the World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2020 study

Saudi Arabia has succeeded in landing a spot thanks to the several reforms that have been implemented in eight Doing Business areas, the country has been ranked the 62nd globally with an overall score of 71.6 out of 100, it has successfully climbed 30 places.

“Saudi Arabia’s impressive reforms in doing business this year show its commitment to fulfilling a main pillar of its National Vision 2030: A thriving economy,” said Issam Abousleiman, World Bank regional director of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

“Easing the business climate for local entrepreneurs to thrive as well as foreign investors to work in the Kingdom shows a forward path to creating more jobs for Saudi youth and women, and creating sustainable, inclusive growth.” He added.

Saudi Arabia has indeed thrived this year in the field of starting a business, it now only costs 5.4% of income per capital for an entrepreneur to start their own business, which is lower than the cost in other North African and Middle Eastern countries.

 

 

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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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