Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to give TV interview


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to give a television interview on Tuesday evening where he is expected to discuss developments on the fifth anniversary of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 reform program.

The interview with Al Liwan will air on Rotana Khalijiya TV station as well as state media and several other Gulf channels at 11 p.m. Saudi time on Tuesday evening.

It will coincide with the fifth anniversary of the Vision 2030 reform program which aims to end the kingdom’s dependence on oil, improve education, health, employment, tourism and will impact almost all aspects of the life of the people in the country.

Al Liwan host Abdullah Almodifer announced the interview to his Twitter followers earlier this week.

As part of the Vision 2030 plan, Prince Mohammed has launched several multi-billion dollar projects aimed at putting Saudi Arabia on the map as a major player in the world of innovation, technology and focused initiatives. on young people.

One of the most prominent companies is the $ 500 billion megalopolis Neom, which aims to combine sustainability, futurism, tourism and innovation.

Vision 2030 is based on three main pillars.

The first is an ambitious nation with effective governance and social responsibility.

The second is a thriving economy with a high employment rate and a robust non-oil private sector.

The third is a vibrant society with a strong Islamic national identity as well as a fulfilling and healthy life for all.

Prince Mohammed has launched several multi-billion dollar projects aimed at putting Saudi Arabia on the map as a major player in the world of innovation, technology and youth initiatives.

One of the most prominent companies is the $ 500 billion megalopolis Neom, which aims to combine sustainability, futurism, tourism and innovation.

Saudi women are also expected to become larger shareholders of the kingdom’s workforce and now represent 33% of workers, up from 19% in 2017.

Saudi Arabia has implemented other sweeping changes spearheaded by the Crown Prince and King Salman, including the long-awaited lifting of the ban on driving women and the introduction of measures to increase their independence from women. towards male guardians in key areas such as employment, education and health.

Saudi Arabia’s Economic and Development Council, chaired by Prince Mohammed, said the kingdom is on track to meet ambitious goals set for the next nine years.

Some of the country’s most notable achievements in the project’s first five years include an increase in the number of heritage sites open to visitors, from 241 in 2017 to 354 in 2020, the council said.

Saudi Arabia’s entertainment industry has also grown, with more than 100,000 jobs added in the past five years.

Televised talks with the Crown Prince are rare and widely expected. He previously spoke to local TV networks in 2017 and 2016.

The Rotana network is owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who rebounded after being arrested as part of a nationwide anti-corruption campaign in 2017.




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