Riyadh – SPA
Chaired by King Abdullah, the cabinet reviewed latest developments in the territory. It lauded efforts of the Arab ministerial committee assigned to mediate with Syria. It also welcomed the bilateral Palestinian-Israeli negotiations in Jordan as a positive development.
Locally, the cabinet lauded the new budget objectives of continued balanced and sustainable development among various sectors and regions. Creating of more jobs is another objective of the budget. The cabinet appreciated release of the first payment to more than half a million job seekers. The cabinet confirmed the need to expedite effective solutions to employ job seekers.