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Economic Crisis Does Little to Dampen Mohammed bin Salman’s Pricey Ambitions

June 30, 2020

The hiring by Saudi Arabia of an international public relations firm to counter doubts about Mohammed bin Salman’s $500 billion USD dream of a futuristic city on the Red Sea suggests that the kingdom’s economic and financial crisis has not dampened his penchant for big ticket, high-profile projects.