Saudi Arabia should establish a sovereign fund like other GCC countries, Prince Talal said today. This fund must be “fully independent from government management and under supervision of legislative bodies,” Prince Talal, half brother of King Abdullah, told the news agency AFP. The 82-year-old prince has been calling for reform in the Kingdom. Talking about women driving, Prince Talal said “the issue has become extremely boring,” adding that women in the countryside are already driving cars, so why can’t women do that in the city?
UPDATE: Below is a video of Prince Talal interview with AFP: