Middle East Economic Survey
BUDGETS AND REVENUES
Crown Prince 'Abd Allah Pledges Debt Reduction, Development Spending
Saudi Arabias Crown Prince 'Abd Allah has confirmed that the government will use excess oil revenues generated in 2004 to pay down the kingdoms public debt, following similar comments last week by Finance Minister, Ibrahim al-'Assaf (MEES, 6 September). In an interview with the Saudi news agency SPA, Crown Prince 'Abd Allah said that...