The Saudi government urged on Tuesday the international community to assume its responsibilities in ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz chaired the cabinet meeting that was held in Riyadh.
The government also underscored the need to revive the peace process and protect civilians from Israeli violations.
The ministers reviewed a number of regional and international developments.
They underlined the Kingdom’s rejection and condemnation of the repeated instances of the burning of the holy Quran in several European cities in recent weeks.
They stressed the need for European governments to confront such practices that provoke the sentiments of millions of Muslims around the world.
The ministers were briefed on the message received by King Salman from Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and the telephone call received by Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The ministers reviewed the Kingdom’s preparations to take part in the G20 2023 meetings. They underlined Riyadh’s keenness on offering solutions and initiatives to tackle challenges facing the global economy.
They also highlighted its cooperation with Indonesia, the president of the G20 for 2022, in responding to the global food crisis, adding that this cooperation will continue under the leadership of India, the 2023 G20 president.
On the local levels, the government highlighted the Riyadh Global Medical Biotechnology Summit 2023 that witnessed the signing of a number of agreements and Memoranda of Understanding. Discussions at the event focused on the latest developments in the field and ways to invest in the opportunities it provides. The summit was also an opportunity to consolidate Saudi Arabia’s pioneering role in the field in line with its Vision 2030.
The government highlighted the Municipal Investment Forum (Furas) that was held in Riyadh. The event witnessed the unveiling of the investment portal in Saudi cities and the signing of 125 contracts and agreements worth over 12 billion riyals. Over 5,000 investment opportunities were presented before the private sector and 200 projects to entrepreneurs.