Healthy White House lunch menu for a healthy Saudi-US relationship

Photo of the menu presented at the working lunch of President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman at the White House, Mar 20, 2018. (AP)
Updated 20 March 2018
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Healthy White House lunch menu for a healthy Saudi-US relationship

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a working lunch in the Cabinet Room at the White House.
The lunch was attended by both countries' delegations and the menu consisted of a light meal.
The starter was a carrot consummé with orange blossoms, accompnied with feta cheese and chives bruschetta.
For the main course, the White House kept it simple and offered a halibut fillet with roasted cauliflower Swiss chard and  served with crushed sumak, topped with mint butter.
The two leaders finished their meal with fig tart and sesame ice cream dessert.


Saudi envoy highlights Coalition’s support of humanitarian operations in Yemen

Updated 21 September 2018
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Saudi envoy highlights Coalition’s support of humanitarian operations in Yemen

  • UN official briefd on the plans and projects of the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen

JEDDAH: Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Jaber, Saudi ambassador to Yemen and executive director of the “Isnad” Center for Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations in Yemen, met on Thursday with UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths.

During the meeting, Al-Jaber highlighted Saudi Arabia and the coalition states’ support of humanitarian operations in Yemen in light of violations committed by the Houthi militias.

He also briefed the UN official on the plans and projects of the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen, affirming its support in accordance with three references (Gulf Initiative and its executive mechanism, outputs of the national dialogue and Security Council Resolution 2216).

Griffiths highlighted his efforts with the Iran-backed Houthi militias to return to the negotiating table.

Earlier, Yemeni Vice President Ali Mohsin Saleh met with Griffiths. They discussed the latest developments in the Yemeni arena and efforts for peace there.