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Mnuchin, Kushner to attend 'Davos in Desert' summit in Saudi Arabia

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, will attend annual investment forum in Saudi Arabia

Mnuchin, Kushner to attend 'Davos in Desert' summit in Saudi Arabia

Jared Kushner, a White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Jared Kushner, a White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, plan to travel to Saudi Arabia for an annual investment forum being held next week.

They plan to stop first in Israel, according to people familiar with the matter. They’re departing this weekend and will be joined by Brian Hook, a US State Department special representative for Iran.

The investment forum, called the Future Investment Initiative, is a the three-day confab, known as “Davos in the Desert.”

Held in Riyadh, the meeting is set to attract some of Wall Street’s top dealmakers, as well as representatives from major institutional investors across the globe.

The Treasury Department declined to comment.