The 32-year-old Mohammed bin Salman is considered the presumptive heir to the 82-year-old King Salman and is seeking to promote his reforms moving Saudi Arabia's economy away from a reliance on oil.
On the second full day of his first foreign tour since becoming heir apparent to the Saudi throne past year, Prince Mohammed also had meetings with finance minister Philip Hammond, bankers and lawmakers, and was due to dine with Prime Minister Theresa May at her country residence later. As the British government officials have pointed out, this has in turn supported "tens of thousands" of United Kingdom jobs.
"We would like the Aramco share option to be issued in the United Kingdom and we will continue to suggest the City would be the best place for it", junior foreign office minister Alistair Burt told parliament.
A government spokeswoman said Prince Mohammed met with Hammond on Thursday, and two sources said there was also a meeting with Standard Chartered group chief executive Bill Winters and HSBC CEO John Flint.
Prince Salman visited Cairo on his first foreign trip since he became heir of Saudi Arabia a year ago.
The British government seeks to turn its historic defense relations into trade and investment, focusing both on the expanding Saudi Arabian export market in the services sector and on attracting Saudi money to finance domestic projects.
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Photographs posted online showed London taxis displaying advertising graphics welcoming PrinceMohammed, and electronic billboards around the capital promoted pro-Saudi messages with the hashtag #anewsaudiarabia.
Hundreds of human rights protesters gathered outside Downing Street Wednesday demonstrating against the U.K.'s arms sales to Saudi Arabia and its bombardment of Yemen - a country experiencing a humanitarian disaster due to the civil war, which is seen as a proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran - as well as human rights abuses.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a private meeting Thursday with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, where he made a "strong commitment" to interfaith dialogue, the archbishop's office said.
In what his office described as a "cordial and honest conversation", the archbishop also voiced his concern over the Saudi-led military action in Yemen, which has been the cause of protests during the crown prince's British visit.
British lives have also been saved by Saudi intelligence, as is quickly forgotten by those who question Saudi Arabia's value to the UK. "The prime minister and crown prince agreed on the importance of full and unfettered humanitarian and commercial access, including through the ports, and that a political solution was ultimately the only way to end the conflict and humanitarian suffering in Yemen".