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Saudi Govt Stresses Kingdom's Full Support to Yemen's Leadership Council

Saudi Govt Stresses Kingdom's Full Support to Yemen's Leadership Council

Wednesday, 13 April, 2022 - 04:45
King Salman chairs the cabinet meeting in Jeddah on Tuesday. (SPA)

The Saudi government stressed on Tuesday the Kingdom's keenness that Yemen achieve security, stability and prosperity.

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the cabinet meeting that was held in Jeddah.

The government underscored Riyadh's full support to the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council as it is tasked with carrying out the transition and ending the crisis.

It reiterated the Kingdom's call to hold an international donor conference to support Yemen's economy and provide it with oil derivatives.

The cabinet underlined Saudi Arabia's keenness on consolidating security and stability in the region and entire world. The Kingdom backs dialogue and peaceful solutions, providing the necessary conditions for development and meeting the people's aspirations for a better future.

The ministers reviewed the results of the joint annual meetings of Arab financial institutions. They stressed that the Kingdom will continue to support joint Arab action, which will help in developing economic ties between Arab countries through regional institutions. It will also continue to offer aid to confront emergencies and humanitarian crises.

The cabinet hailed the Kingdom's position at the donors conference dedicated to financing the international mechanism (COVAX) aimed at providing Covid-19 vaccines. The Kingdom expressed its support to the international community in confronting any potential dangers posed by future coronavirus variants.

The ministers also addressed the Kingdom's announcement that it would welcome a million Hajj and Umrah pilgrims this year. They said that raising the number of pilgrims stems from Saudi Arabia's constant keenness on providing Muslims from around the world with the opportunity to perform the pilgrimages in safe and spiritual environments.

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