Rabat - Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal of Saudi Arabia promised to offer Bentley luxury cars to the 100 Saudi fighter pilots who participated in Saudi Arabia's military campaign in Yemen.
Rabat – Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal of Saudi Arabia promised to offer Bentley luxury cars to the 100 Saudi fighter pilots who participated in Saudi Arabia’s military campaign in Yemen.
Bin Talal made the promise in a tweet published on Tuesday in the wake of his country’s announcement of a new phase in the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.
— ? Tala ? (@Taltool11) April 22, 2015
“I congratulate our wise leaders on the victory on Operation Decisive Storm and the beginning of Operation Restoring Hope,” the prince tweeted.
“To recognize the one hundred participating Saudi pilots I am pleased to present them with 100 Bentley cars,” he added.
Last month, Saudi Arabia launched a military operation in Yemen, codenamed Decisive Storm, aimed at weakening Iran-backed Houti rebels. In addition to Saudi Arabia, the campaign is being waged by a coalition that also includes Morocco, the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt and Sudan.
Prince Al Waleed bin Talal is a member of the Saudi royal family and a Billionaire with stakes in companies like News Corp., Time Warner and Apple. He is the richest person in the Arab world and among the wealthiest people in the world with a net worth estimated at $23 billion.
In 2014, he is also reported to have offered 25 luxury cars to members of a Saudi soccer club following their victory in a league competition.