Agency revealed “BloombergInternational, details of a deal made by the Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, with the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa.
Palace deal in England
According to the US agency, the Saudi prince made a deal to sell a large palace in England to the King of Bahrain and one of his sons.
The agency stated that the former Saudi intelligence chief sold the palace, “Glimpton Park” in the Cotswolds countryside, southern England. To the King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa. And his son, Crown Prince Salman. For 120 million pounds ($ 165 million).
The agency added that the sale was concluded last February, noting that the representatives of the two parties, Bandar bin Sultan and the King of Bahrain, did not respond to comment on this news.
She indicated that Bandar bin Sultan had bought this palace for 8 million pounds ($ 11 million).
The Guardian newspaper reported that the Saudi prince later restored the palace at a cost of 42 million pounds ($ 58 million).
The US agency indicated that Glimpton Park Palace has an area of 2000 acres, of which 167 acres are gardens only.
There is also a parish (chapel) inside the palace, in addition to 21 stone huts.
Property of Mohammed bin Salman
Several years ago, the American newspaper “New York Times” raised a new case regarding the properties of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The newspaper revealed that Prince Mohammed bin Salman bought the Louis XIX Palace for more than 300 million dollars in 2015, which is the most expensive palace in the world.
According to the newspaper, the palace contains a golden fountain, marble statues, and a maze that extends over an area of 57 acres (approximately 24 hectares). A wonderful landscaped garden.
The palace also contains 15 thousand sheets of gold, 10 bedrooms, two ballrooms, a room for meditation, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and a squash court.
It also includes a gymnasium, theater, cinema, private nightclub, and a statue of Louis XIV made of Turkish Carrara marble.
The newspaper said, “The purchase came as part of exorbitant acquisitions, including a yacht worth half a billion dollars.” Leonardo da Vinci’s painting is worth $ 450 million, despite his call for fiscal austerity.
She confirmed that she had obtained the information after a series of interviews and documents, which included the “whodunit” financial company, and a lawyer in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
In addition, a number of wealthy Malta, in addition to Kim Kardashian, who sought to hold her wedding to Kanye West in the palace.
The “New York Times” said that the ownership of the palace was covered by a group of lawyers and accountants through shell companies in France, while the real ownership belongs to a Saudi company.
The American newspaper reported that Imad Khashoggi, the nephew of the late billionaire arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, developed the palace in 2009. He blended the standards of luxury and technology, and provided it with remote sound, lights and air conditioning systems.
It is noteworthy that the same newspaper was the first to raise the issue of the “Christ Deal”, when it published a report saying that it had documents confirming that the buyer of Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “is the savior of the world or Christ.” He is Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Farhan Al Saud.
She said the 32-year-old prince, little known about him, comes from a remote branch of the Saudi royal family. He has no history of collecting art, not even a great known source of wealth.
This prompted Christie’s officials to investigate him to verify his identity and financial capabilities, despite paying him a deposit of $ 100 million in order to qualify for the auction.
Later, the “Wall Street Journal” surprised everyone that Prince Badr was just an agent of the real buyer, who is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
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