Should Trump Welcome the Saudi Crown Prince?

Thrust on transformation empowerment of women

During Prime Minister's Questions, the Prime Minister said that the Government was increasing aid to Yemen and was engaging with the Saudi government over ending the war.

Saudi women have had a momentous year as the young, reform-minded Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman lifted a number of key restrictions on their rights.

Defense remains a vital partnership between the two countries as Britain is Saudi Arabia's second-biggest supplier of defense equipment and London-based based BAE Systems has been waiting for a follow-on order for the Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet after the initial Al-Yamamah sale of 72 of the warplanes in 2006.

Thrust on transformation empowerment of women
Thrust on transformation empowerment of women

Saudi Arabia is striving to achieve real female empowerment, especially in the workplace, going beyond recent changes that allowed women to drive cars for the first time, said the country's energy minister.

May defended the invitation when she was grilled in parliament over why Prince Mohammed was being afforded the red carpet treatment during his three-day visit.

They also have a long-standing trade relationship - not just of arms, the most well-known United Kingdom export to Saudi - but also of transport-related equipment, medicinal products, foodstuffs and power-generating equipment, according to the Saudi British Joint Business Council. "Their involvement in Yemen came at the request of the legitimate government of the Yemen, it is backed by the UN Security Council and as such we support it".

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While visiting the Kingdom specifically to mark this momentous week, Mr Vella added, "The fact that the program takes place around International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic and cultural achievements of women, is no coincidence".

The Archbishop also "voiced his distress at the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and asked that all that is possible be done to alleviate the suffering of civilian populations and to seek an end to the conflict", Lambeth Palace said.

It has laid the cornerstone for a long term mutual beneficial relationship Britain and sets out an ambition to build 65 billion pounds ($90.29 billion) of trade and investment ties in coming years.

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"I don't believe that someone like Mohammed bin Salman should be welcomed in Britain", said Hassan Yassine, a 25-year-old customer service worker from London.

Later this month Prince Mohammed visits the United States, which also wants the lucrative listing, although sources said both countries might miss out. They follow a tumultuous period that saw a major military shake-up and a royal purge, part of a sweeping power play by the prince.

The Saudi delegation then met May at her offices to launch a UK-Saudi Strategic Partnership Council.

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