Saudi prince makes religious freedom commitment in meeting with Justin Welby

Welby raises human-rights concerns during private meeting with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince

Welby raises human-rights concerns during private meeting with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince

"On-and-off blockading by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition of the country's northern ports continues to drive the death toll even higher", the charity said, urging Britain to stop arms sales to Riyadh, reported Daily Sabah. "We are thrilled to be part of this historical milestone as we bring Ford Driving Skills for Life for Her to Saudi Arabia, to help young female drivers feel safe and confident behind the wheel for the first time, and we look forward to welcoming a new generation of women to the driver's seat".

"When she meets the Crown Prince, Theresa May should urge him to commute the sentences of all child protesters facing execution".

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The project, which is worth 500 billion USA dollars, is adjacent to the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba and near maritime trade routes that use the Suez Canal.

The UK government made over £1.1bn ($1.5bn) from arm sales to Saudi Arabia in 2017 alone, according to government figures.

The Labour leader said British military personnel were "directing" Saudi military operations responsible for large-scale civilian casualties.

Later Wednesday Prince Mohammed was due to be hosted for dinner by heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, with Prince William among the guests.

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

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One of the most important aspects of the Crown Princes' visit is to set the message that Saudi Arabia is a reliable partner and that the Kingdom is indeed open for business and is looking for global support for his internal economic reforms while at the same time trying to offer reassurance to nervous worldwide investors given the quick pace of internal reforms and anti-corruption campaigns to ensure a level playing field for all parties.

So could a Saudi woman ever become the chief executive officer of Aramco - the giant state oil company that's planning one of the largest initial public offerings in history? "We know our Egyptian Christian children who work in Saudi Arabia receive a lot of love and they always speak highly of the Saudi government".

Both sides feel the opportunity to expand their existing relationship.

Business deals are possible with the British defense group BAE Systems and the European arms manufacturer MBDA, but also gas exploration agreement, petrochemicals and other industries may be concluded.

May replied that the UK's intelligence links with the Saudis had saved potentially hundreds of lives from terror attacks at home, and insisted she had raised "concerns" about the humanitarian situation in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia is now heading a US-backed military coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen.

A Downing Street spokeswoman said: 'The meeting agreed a landmark ambition for around £65 billion of mutual trade and investment opportunities over the coming years, including direct investment in the United Kingdom and new Saudi public procurement with United Kingdom companies'.

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