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Saudi Arabia calls on international community to take responsibility for Palestine

Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia called on the international community on Tuesday to take responsibility for ending the Israeli occupation of Palestine and stopping attacks on civilians in occupied Palestinian territories.

The Saudi appeal was made during a cabinet meeting and reiterated the need to revive the Middle East peace process.

King Salman, patron of the Two Holy Mosques, chaired the weekly cabinet meeting at Riyadh’s Dolphin Palace.

At the beginning of the meeting, the Cabinet was briefed on the letter the King received from Algerian President Abdelmadjid Teboun and the phone call Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Ministers committed to developing initiatives to address the challenges facing the global economy, including a common framework for action to provide solutions and tackle debt, and Saudi Arabia’s role in implementing financial intermediaries. Considering the enthusiastic Health Security Fund with $50 million financial support discussed preparations for the Kingdom’s participation in the upcoming G20 meeting.

They will also develop a response to the global food crisis and will work with Indonesia’s G20 presidency and Saudi Arabia in 2022 to continue to implement these initiatives in collaboration with India, which holds the G20 presidency this year. talked about what to do.

In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) after the meeting, Deputy Media Minister Majid Al-Qasabi said the cabinet was following developments in the region and around the world, particularly in Palestine.

He said the cabinet stressed the need to revive the peace process and called on the international community to end the occupation, stop Israeli attacks and take responsibility for providing necessary protection to civilians.

He stated that the conference repeatedly expressed the kingdom’s rejection of the burial and desecration of the Holy Quran, which is repeated in several European capitals, and urged the governments of those countries not to provoke the sentiments of Muslims around the world. stressed the importance of addressing unethical practices.

Ministers will focus on the signing of agreements and memorandums of understanding during the Riyadh Global Medical and Biotechnology Summit, as well as developments in the field, investment opportunities and ways to strengthen and strengthen the Kingdom’s leadership position in this field. Al-Qasabi said the field is in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 goal of diversifying the national economy through research and development of scientific knowledge.

The Cabinet praised the achievements of the Local Government Investment Forum (Furas) held in Riyadh. The forum launched an investment portal for Saudi cities, signed 125 contracts and agreements worth more than 12 billion riyals ($3.1 billion), and provided more than 5,000 investment opportunities to the country. private sector. Nearly 200 projects for entrepreneurs were considered at last week’s event, unveiling the biggest investment opportunities of its kind in outdoor advertising.

The Cabinet approved a cooperation agreement between Saudi Arabia’s and Uzbekistan’s ministries of energy, and another cooperation agreement between the Saudi Ministry of Education and Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Higher Secondary and Professional Education.

Approved the Minister of Culture to sign a draft memorandum of understanding on cultural cooperation with the Ministry of Crafts, Culture, Hotel Industry and Tourism of Mali, and approved a memorandum of understanding between the governments of Saudi Arabia and Senegal to encourage direct investment.

The Cabinet also approved an MoU between the Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corporation and the Kuwait Institute of Scientific Research and authorized the Minister of Health to sign a draft MoU for cooperation with the Tunisian Ministry of Health.

The Minister of Media and Director General of Audiovisual Media was empowered to sign a draft Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of India and the Rector of Islamic University of Madinah was empowered to sign the draft Memorandum of Understanding with the Islamic Development Bank Group .

In another decision, the Cabinet approved a recommendation to name 2023 the Year of Arabic Poetry.

In addition, the Saudi government will continue to cover visa issuance costs for seasonal workers recruited by the Hajj season 1444AH sacrificial meat utilization project.

Article 11, Clause 12 of the Chemical Substances Management Detailed Regulations has been revised as follows. Notify the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture before any waste treatment process is carried out in accordance with relevant regulations. “

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