Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet expressed the Kingdom’s interest and keenness to promote the values of pluralism and international cooperation stipulated in the United Nations Charter; in order to achieve sustainable development plans and goals and overcome challenges to reach a more inclusive and just world.
In its virtual session on Tuesday chaired by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman; the Cabinet referred to the commitment made by the Kingdom to achieve the goals of sustainable development 2030; during the work of the Economic and Financial Committee at its 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
At the outset of the session, the Cabinet recieved a brief on the latest developments related to the coronavirus pandemic locally and globally.
The Cabinet recieved information of the medical and health services provided by the state; in order to preserve the health and safety of citizens and expatriates and confront the pandemic and limit its spread.
The Cabinet lauded the royal order to continue the educational process remotely; until the end of the first semester as a confirmation of the care by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince for the safety of students and school staff including teachers.
In his statement to the Saudi Press Agency, Majid Al-Qasabi; the Acting Minister of Media, stated that the Cabinet noted that the positive estimates of the credit rating agencies of the Kingdom’s economy reflected its durability; flexibility, and ability to face global economic challenges.
The Cabinet stressed that the Kingdom is continuing to achieve the goals of its vision toward enabling its financial sector to be among the largest financial centers in the world by 2030; despite the global economy facing the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Cabinet noted that the Kingdom achieved during its presidency of the G20 countries several unprecedented achievements; by taking preventive measures and addressing unforeseen consequences and shocks to the global economy.
The Cabinet renewed the Kingdom’s strong condemnation of the terrorist Houthi militia’s continuous launching of armed drones; in order to target civilians and civilian facilities in the Kingdom systematically and deliberately; which is a flagrant violation of international humanitarian law and its customary rules.
The Cabinet was also briefed on reports and developments on local and international levels, reiterating the Kingdom’s affirmation; before the ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement;on the importance of adhering to the basic principles of the Non-Aligned Movement in facing challenges; and supporting all efforts exerted to achieve a stable and secure world.