HRH Crown Prince and Palestinian President Hold Official Talks and Agree to Establish Joint Economic Committee and Saudi-Palestinian Business Council

Thursday 1441/2/18 - 2019/10/17
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Riyadh, October 17, 2019, SPA -- His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense held here today a session of official talks with President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine.
During the session, they reviewed latest developments at the Palestinian arena and exerted efforts towards them, to ensure the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people to establish an independent state with East Jerusalem (Al-Quds) as its capital.
Based on the official talks between the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and the Palestinian President and his talks with His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, and upon the desire of the Palestinian President, it was agreed to establish a joint economic committee and a Saudi - Palestinian Business Council.
The session was attended by Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz, Minister of State and Cabinet's Member; Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, Minister of Culture; Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Minister of National Guard; Minister of State and Cabinet's Member Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban; Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Cabinet's Member Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir; Chief of General Intelligence Khalid bin Ali Al-Humaidan; and a number of Palestinian senior officials.
--SPA
14:03 LOCAL TIME 11:03 GMT
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