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MBS calls Middle East 'new Europe', praises region's economic reforms

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman praised the efforts of Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan to boost their economies, calling the Middle East the "new Europe".

During his speech at the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh, dubbed “Davos in the Desert”, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman described the Middle East as a "new Europe", stressing that he expects “major economic changes in the region,” according to Al Arabiya channel, adding that the economic reforms in Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan have been effective.

The Saudi Crown Prince expressed his hope that the economic transformation of the Middle East would take place during his lifetime.