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Saudi Cabinet Discusses Efforts to Resolve Regional Crises

Saudi Cabinet Discusses Efforts to Resolve Regional Crises

Wednesday, 9 June, 2021 - 04:00
King Salman chaired the session virtually from Neom. (SPA)

The Saudi government has reviewed a number of regional and global issues, discussing the Kingdom’s contribution to find solutions and address crises in the region and the world at large, the Saudi Press Agency reported.


The cabinet meeting, which was chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz virtually from Neom, also noted the status the Kingdom enjoys globally, after a recent report ranked the country first in the world in the response of government as well as of entrepreneurs to the COVID-19 pandemic.


According to the SPA, the Cabinet reiterated the importance of remaining committed to following the precautionary measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.


The ministers were briefed on the outcome of the first meeting of the Saudi-Kuwaiti Coordination Council, including the arrangement reached and the memorandums of understanding signed to boost relations between the two countries.


During its meeting, the Cabinet also considered the 'Riyadh Initiative’ as a continuation of the pioneering role the Kingdom has played and the efforts it has exerted while assuming the G20 presidency to enhance international cooperation in combating corruption.


The initiative is aimed at establishing a Global Network of Operations to exchange information among anti-corruption agencies around the world.


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