Saudi Royal court adviser on women in Sports, Privatization, U.S.-Saudi relations
06 June 2018 | 1:20 pm
Saudi Royal Court Adviser and Chairman of the Saudi General Sports Authority Turki Al Alshikh speaks exclusively to Manus Cranny in Zurich. They discussed women in sport, privatization plans and Saudi-U.S. relations.
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