Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Session 2 Jeddah

Tuesday 1438/12/28 - 2017/09/19
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In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA) following the session, Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad, Minister of Culture and Information, explained that the Cabinet paid tribute to the signing of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense and Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Zhang Gaoli on the minutes of the second session of the Joint High Level Committee of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and China, stressing that the signing of memorandums of understanding and bilateral cooperation projects between the two countries during the visit of the Vice-Premier of the People's Republic of China to the Kingdom reflects the level of relationship and important role of the Saudi-Chinese high-level joint committee headed by the Crown Prince and Vice Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China in developing and enhancing bilateral cooperation between the two countries.
The Cabinet welcomed the resolutions and recommendations issued by the First Islamic Summit on Science, Technology, Innovation and Modernization in the Islamic World, held in the Kazakh capital Astana, stressing the important contents of the speech of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques who confirmed the need to develop knowledge more than ever before in the light of the great challenges facing it and that the achievement of this renaissance is based on fundamental pillars of developing education and encouraging scientific and technical research and building an integrated system in order to embrace innovations and their ideas in addition to build bridges of cooperation and integration within a single country and between the states and through international organizations.
The Cabinet referred to a number of reports on the latest developments, welcoming, in this context, the recommendations of the International Conference organized by the Muslim World League entitled "Civilizational Interaction between the United States of America and the Islamic World" which concluded in New York City.
The Cabinet reaffirmed the Kingdom's condemnation to the attacks, explosions and terrorist attacks on a number of sisterly and friendly countries during the past few days, which resulted in many deaths and injuries, stressing the Kingdom's firm stances condemning terrorism regardless of its source and its standing alongside fraternal and friendly countries against terrorism and extremism and offered condolences of the Kingdom to the governments and peoples of those countries and wishing urgent recovery for those wounded.
16:26 LOCAL TIME 13:26 GMT