In this May 14, 2012 file photo, Prince Mohammed bin Salman waits for Gulf Arab leaders ahead of the opening of Gulf Cooperation Council summit, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Image Credit: AP

Following the surprising news that King Salman’s son, Mohammad Bin Salman, had been elevated to the position of Crown Prince, we dedicated a special podcast to discussing what this means for the future of Saudi Arabia.

Largely responsible for recent plans to diversify the economy and introduce new social reforms, Mohammad Bin Salman will play a key role in Saudi Arabia’s future for years to come, so the team looks at who he really is, and what he might be planning.

We discuss the implications for the kingdom’s economic strategy and reforms, as well as market reaction to the news.


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