Jeddah - SPA
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet's session at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday afternoon.
At the outset of the session, the King briefed the Cabinet on the results of his talks with President Cyril Ramaphosa of the Republic of South Africa on bilateral relations, prospects for cooperation between the two countries and latest developments at regional and international arenas.
The King expressed his appreciation to scholars participating in International Conference of Muslim Scholars on Peace and Stability in the Republic of Afghanistan who expressed in Makkah final statement their thanks to the Kingdom's interest in Muslim issues all over the world, hosting the conference and its permanent positions and efforts to achieve security and peace in Afghanistan, reiterating the keenness of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia honored by Almighty Allah to serve the Two Holy Mosques since its foundation on all matters in the service of Islam and Muslims, and unifying their ranks and their words, including continuing political efforts exerted to renounce divisions and differences among segments of the Afghan people and provision of humanitarian and economic assistance since the start of the crisis in Afghanistan .
Minister of State, Cabinet's Member and Acting Minister of Media Dr. Essam bin Saad bin Saeed said in a statement to Saudi Press Agency following the session that the Cabinet welcomed the Makkah final statement issued by the conference on calling on states, organizations and Islamic elites to play their positive roles in achieving security and peace in Afghanistan and condemn the state of fighting, calling on all parties to the conflict to respond to Allah's command to stop fighting and reconciliation between brothers, extinguishing the fire of the sedition, and appealing to Muslims in general and scholars in particular to continue their firm stand in front of advocates of violence and extremism in defense of their religion and maintaining the unity of the Islamic world and that dialogue is the best way to end the conflict between the Afghan government and the Taliban.