Cabinet Holds Session and Reviews Several Issues via Virtual Network 2 Riyadh

Tuesday 1441/8/14 - 2020/04/07
  • Share on Google+

The Cabinet affirmed that the current and coming phases are witnessing rapid developments of the pandemic in the world, hailing the wise leadership's measures to reduce contacting by 90% as well as its deal with the crisis in a transparent manner.
The Cabinet stressed that all members of society must have a strong sense of responsibility and abide by the precautionary measures and guidelines in order to enable the concerned authorities to decline the number of infections in the Kingdom during the next stage, affirming the importance of dealing with the pandemic with sufficient seriousness and utmost determination in order to stop its spread.
The Cabinet also appreciated the Royal directives to finalize the procedures of citizens who wish to return to the Kingdom from abroad in accordance with the priority for Saudi citizens in countries mostly affected by the Coronavirus.
The Cabinet confirmed the Kingdom's call for (OPEC +) countries and a group of other countries to hold an urgent meeting with aim of reaching a fair agreement that restores the desired balance to the oil markets, asserting that this call came as an extension of the Kingdom's previous efforts to achieve market balance and stability as well as its permeant endeavors to support the global economy in this exceptional circumstance.
The Cabinet reviewed the topics on its agenda, and approved the following decisions:
First: The Cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of the renewable energy between the Ministry of Energy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy of the Republic of India.
Second: The Cabinet approved the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's accession to the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation.
Third: The Cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Media of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation in the field of media cooperation.
21:45 LOCAL TIME 18:45 GMT