MbS moves to quash dissent with detainment of senior Saudi royals

MbS moves to quash dissent with detainment of senior Saudi royals

**Written and disseminated to select contacts on March 10, 2020**

The move is intended to remind senior members of the ruling Al Saud family that, should King Salman suffer a debilitating health issue or die, current Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) will succeed smoothly, and any attempt to disrupt his succession will be thwarted and dealt with severely.

Neil Quilliam | CEO Castlereagh Associates | n.quilliam@castlereagh.net

Tunisia: Strong investor interest to energise renewables

Tunisia: Strong investor interest to energise renewables

Attracting investment into its domestic renewable energy sector will remain a priority of the Tunisian government over the coming years in line with its efforts to boost energy security and increase foreign direct investment inflows. The strong growth potential of the market and increasing competition in the global renewable energy sector will ensure the country remains an investment bright spot. Risks remain pertinent, however, given elevated levels of political uncertainty and concerns over the financial stability of the off-taker, STEG.