RIYADH — The Council of Ministers on Monday underscored the significance of the current East Asian tour of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman in further bolstering the strong relations between the Kingdom and these nations.
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, chaired the weekly session of the Cabinet at Al-Yamama Palace in Riyadh.
Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture and Acting Minister of Culture and Information Abdurahman Al-Fadli said in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency following the session that the Cabinet noted the respect and esteem enjoyed by the Kingdom among these states, saying that these ties are based on mutual respect and keenness to further strengthen the relations.
The Cabinet also highlighted the appreciation for the Kingdom’s efforts to achieve global security and stability, its fight against terrorism, and its approach based on moderation and tolerance.
At the outset of the session, the Crown Prince expressed hope that King Salman’s visit would be instrumental in achieving the monarch’s wish to strengthen and promote relations with those countries in all fields.
Al-Fadli said the Cabinet welcomed the resumption of talks in Geneva on Syria, hoping that these negotiations would culminate in reaching an all-out ceasefire agreement and political resolution of the crisis based on the Geneva I declaration and UN resolution 2254.