Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a prominent Saudi investor in Citigroup , said on Sunday he re-affirmed his support of the bank's management led by its Chief Executive Vikram Pandit.

Prince Alwaleed ... was received by ... Pandit at (Citigroup) headquarters in New York on January 14, Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding Co <4280.SE> said in a statement.

(Prince Alwaleed) and Pandit discussed the latest developments in Citigroup and future plans of the company. During the discussions, the Prince re-affirmed his support of Mr. Pandit and Citigroup's management, it added.

(Writing by Souhail Karam)