Newton Mayor Setti Warren visiting Saudi Arabia with mayoral delegation

December 9, 2013 11:51 AM

By Evan Allen

Newton Mayor Setti Warren is spending the week in Saudi Arabia as part of a delegation of US mayors from around the country.

The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia is sponsoring the trip, according to a statement from the city, and the delegation will meet with top ranking Saudi government officials and private sector representatives to talk about city management.

The delegation will visit the Saudi capital of Riyadh, the Eastern Province, the Empty Quarter, and Jeddah on the west coast, according to the statement. They will tour educational institutions and visit one of the world’s largest oil fields.

The trip runs from Friday, Dec. 6 to Friday, Dec. 13, according to the release.

Evan Allen can be reached at evan.allen@globe.com

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