Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has outlined an ambitious plan to modernize the kingdom. Yet many observers remain skeptical as to whether he will find sufficient funding for his plan and whether the country’s traditional society will accept the far-reaching social and economic changes “Vision 2030” would bring. Writing for Geopolitical Intelligence Services, Ambassador Zvi Mazel lays out the many political, economic and social obstacles bin Salman faces in implementing his project. getAbstract recommend this analysis to anybody with an interest in the world’s second-largest oil producer.
In this summary, you will learn
- How Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking to modernize Saudi Arabia, and
- What obstacles bin Salman will likely face in implementing his plan.
About the Author
Zvi Mazel is a former Israeli diplomat. He served as ambassador to Egypt, Romania, and Sweden.