Saudi crown prince pledges US$20bil in investment deals for Pakistan

Published on 18 Feb 2019 4:40:32 PM

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman kicked off his Asia tour with a big signing ceremony in Pakistan, where he pledged US$20 billion worth of investment for the cash-strapped country. The crown prince will also visit India and China on a week-long charm offensive partly aimed at rebuilding his image abroad after the Jamal Khashoggi killing, according to analysts.