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Working with international partners, Saudi Arabia has taken a leading role in developing coordinated strategies to defeat terrorists at home and abroad.
Saudi Arabia has implemented a number of political and economic developments since the modern Kingdom was established in 1932.
Saudi Arabia is a strong advocate of stability, security and constructive cooperation throughout the world.
The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage during which millions of Muslims from around the world travel to Makkah.
For more than 70 years, Saudi Arabia has maintained a positive and close relationship with the United States.
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Read more about Saudi Arabia’s counterterrorism efforts.
Saudi Arabia is the fastest growing economy in the Middle East and was recently ranked 13th out of 183 countries for "Ease of Doing Business" according to the World Bank.
To learn more about economic development in the Kingdom, please visit the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority website at http://www.sagia.gov.sa
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