New Country Views
Saudi Arabia: Mini cabinet reshuffle emphasizes culture
If oil prices were to remain at the current average for the rest of the year, we would expect a sizeable improvement in the government’s fiscal position.
The recent Cabinet reshuffle is an indication that social liberalisation is gaining significance in Saudi Arabia.
The slate of deputy ministers appointed -- including young technocrats and private sector businessmen -- could be in pole position before too long.
2018 World Forum for FDI
Liverpool, 11-13 June
Arabia Monitor is delighted to be a conference partner of The 2018 World Forum for Direct Foreign Investment, which will be hosted as the kick-off event to the International Business Festival, the world’s biggest business festival on 11th –13th June 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
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