Chancellor in Visit to Saudi Arabia

Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, is visiting Saudi Arabia today to discuss trading issues between the two countries. During the Chancellor’s visit he is expected to meet King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and the Ministers of Finance, Energy, and Economy and Planning.

Hammond said in a statement:

“Saudi Arabia is a key partner for the UK and we are offering ongoing support as it progresses with its ambitious economic reform plan, Vision 2030. We will work closely with Saudi Arabia as it modernises and its economy diversifies, ensuring that both our nations benefit from the growing trade and investment opportunities”.