Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammad bin Salman has said the country is returning to one that is open to all religions.
He said this at the beginning of the landmark Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh on Tuesday, The Independent reports, promising to return to a “moderate Islam.”
He said: “We are returning to what we were before – a country of moderate Islam that is open to all religions and to the world.”
Prince bin Salman was appointed heir to the throne back in June by his father King Salman.
He has been viewed as one who espouses liberal rights, and was said to be a driving force behind the country granting women the right to drive.