Breaking: MBS Shows Strong Leadership By Addressing The Khashoggi Case At A Packed Ritz Carlton

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His Royal Highness the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has addressed the recent issues surrounding the death of late journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the second day of the Future Investment Initiative.

During a panel along with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri- where all three leaders discussed the economic developments that have been taking place in the region and the prospects for more success.

(Image Credits: Twitter @FIIKSA)

A hall filled with potential investors, speakers, regional leaders and guests waited for MBS to address the panel

Crown Prince MBS addressed the issue surrounding the late Jamal Khashoggi for the first time

MBS vowed to bring justice to those responsible for the heinous killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding that 'it was very painful to Saudis and to the rest of the world.'

First of all, the crime was really painful to all Saudis and I believe it’s very painful to every human in the world. It’s a heinous crime that can’t be justified. Saudi Arabia will go and implement all necessary rules and investigate deeply in order to achieve results and to bring to justice those who were responsible for this heinous crime, and they will be put before the courts. There's no doubt.

MBS at The Future Investment Initiative

The Crown Prince also made remarkable statements about what he foresees in the region's future

MBS said that he 'does not want to die before seeing the Middle East advance globally,' giving praise to the model exemplified by Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

"The new Europe is the Middle East… Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the UAE will be different, even Qatar, despite our differences, they have a strong economy and they will be different in 5 years."

Trending hashtags lauding the Crown Prince took over Twitter

A couple of trending hashtags were a result of the discussions that took place at the FII panel. Many Saudis lauded MBS for his reforms, sharing their support online, one hashtag in particular was called #CrownPrinceInFII2018.

'Saudis are proud of having a crown prince like Mohammed bin Salman'

Tremendous support kept pouring in for the Saudi sovereignty

'Inspirational leaders'

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