Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salam is currently on a two-week-long tour of the U.S., but it seems his trip won't all be about meeting key American political figures.
According to a 24-page leaked document obtained by The Independent journalist, Bethan McKernan, MBS is reportedly set to meet a few iconic celebrities as well.
Those include media mogul Oprah Winfrey, among several other individuals and companies like "Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, Tim Cook, Boeing, Amazon, Uber, Walt Disney, Lockheed Martin."
The meetings are said to come in a bid to further extend the young leader's image to the American public. If they do take place, they'll come just weeks after MBS made his first appearance on U.S. television, sitting for an interview with CBS’ Norah O’Donnell.
Representatives for both the Saudi royal family and Winfrey have yet to confirm or comment on the findings of the leaked document.
MBS' visit to the U.S. has already seen him meet with the country's most influential figures
Since his arrival in the country on March 19, the young Saudi leader met with current political figures including U.S. president Donald Trump.
He also sat with a few other of the country's most influential political players, namely, the "former secretary of state Henry Kissinger, ex-president Bill and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, New York state senator Chuck Schumer, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres and businessman and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg."
In the next few days, the influential Saudi leader will be meeting other notable past leaders including Barack Obama, John Kerry, Gen David Petraeus, and Condoleezza Rice. He is also said to be paying a visit to George W Bush’s Texas ranch.
But that's not all, the exhaustive alleged trip schedule also features planned meetings with key media figures.
According to The Independent, MBS will be sitting with The New York Times’ Thomas Friedman, Rupert Murdoch, the head of The Atlantic’s editorial board Jeffrey Goldberg, in addition to meeting with the editorial boards of several important news publications.
The trip also saw him sign several business and weaponry deals
So far, bin Salman's trip to the U.S. hasn't been limited to regular courteous meetings, the young leader is also using his visit to make important business deals.
During his meeting with Trump, the prince reportedly signed off up to "$200bn worth of investments, including large purchases of US military equipment."
Earlier this week, MBS met 40 of the country's most influential business executives, "to review important Saudi-US investment opportunities, including the NEOM project."
According to Arab News, the move is expected to draw billions of dollars of foreign investment to the kingdom.