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Saudi Arabia: Sources of MBS’s wealth revealed

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published a lengthy essay on 16 May detailing what it said were the main sources of wealth of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. His father, King Salman, has a reputation for being less concerned about personal wealth and eyebrows have been raised by some of the large recent purchases linked to MBS, including Salvator Mundi, a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, which sold for $450m and has been loaned to Le Louvre Abu Dhabi in a significant gesture of Saudi soft power.

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