Saudi Press

Tuesday 1438/12/28 - 2017/09/19
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Riyadh, Dhu-AlHijjah 28, 1438, September 19, 2017, SPA -- Saudi newspapers highlighted in their editorials today a number of issues at local, regional and international arenas.
Al-Riyadh newspaper focused on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Investment Future Initiative, saying one of the most significant trends was announced by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense in an investment plan for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the localization and the external expansion, quoting the Crown Prince as saying, "We are increasing our capabilities and transforming the Public Investment Fund into the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund."
The newspaper added there is no doubt that the restructuring of the Fund during the last period, its entry into many significant global investments and announcement about major domestic projects in the sectors of industry, tourism, and entertainment aim at creating a substantial and influential investment for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Al-Yaum newspaper commented on the King's interest in the Qatari people, saying since the beginning of the Qatari crisis and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has had the interests of the Qatari people in his heart, pointing out that the mistakes of Qatar's officials should not affect the Qatari people who are not to be blamed for these mistakes.
--SPA
11:28 LOCAL TIME 08:28 GMT