Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to announce investments in energy and infrastructure during a visit to India and Pakistan in coming days. The prince, known as MBS, is also expected to visit China, Malaysia and Indonesia during a tour that will be his first through the region since the storm over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist, at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October.
Prince Mohammed is due in visit Pakistan this weekend, when he is expected to ink agreements, mainly linked to a refinery and the power sector, Pakistani officials said.
He is expected in New Delhi next week, along with leading Saudi businessmen, at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan was among a handful of heads of state who attended Riyadh’s flagship investment conference, an event that was boycotted by many companies and world leaders in protest over Khashoggi’s murder.
PM Modi met the prince in November, when they were both in Argentina for a Group of 20 summit. Though Saudi Arabia remains India’s top crude oil supplier, the two countries have…
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