The French minister of foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian (L) welcomes prince crown prince of saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, on April 8, 2018 at le Bourget (Photo BANDAR AL-JALOUD. Saudi Royal Palace)
The powerful crown prince of saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, arrived on Sunday in France for a three-day visit, in order to boast about its reforms and strengthening links with Paris after tensions related to regional crises, a-t-on learned from the ministry of foreign Affairs.
“The minister of foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian has welcomed Mohammed bin Salman at the request of the Elysee”, to the le Bourget airport near Paris, told in the entourage of the minister.
The aircraft of the crown prince landed shortly after 11: 00 local (09: 00 GMT), according to a source at the airport.
An AFP journalist saw a huge procession with an escort of police officers, driving on the highway A1 in direction of Paris.
Before the official meetings from Monday and a dinner in the company of the president and Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday night, Sunday is a day of a private visit to the prince of the 32-year-old, nicknamed “MBS”, and its program is still relatively mysterious.
The crown prince of saudi arabia is in full offensive seduction of westerners to project an image a little more liberal united conservative authoritarian power.
He has already visited the Uk and just spent three weeks in the United States, where he signed a multitude of agreements to promote investment in his country that he wants to prepare for the post-oil.