(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)
The Minister noted that the Cabinet commended decision taken by the Council of the League of Arab States, at the end of its 148th session, to form an open ministerial group membership, in collaboration with the Secretary General of the League, aiming at urgent action to confront Israeli plots, in the African continent and what has come in the decision in regard to Palestinian cause, as the Cabinet welcomed decisions issued by the session on various events and developments, in the Arab countries.
The Cabinet has condemned terrorist massacres, brutal attacks and genocide committed against the Rohingya Muslims, in Burma, systematic destruction of many villages and homes, which represent one of the worst forms of brutal and bloody terrorism against a Muslim minority.
The Cabinet renewed calls made by the Kingdom on international community to take urgent action to stop the violent acts and to give the Muslim minority, in Myanmar, their rights without discrimination or racial classification, pointing out that the Kingdom was among countries that supported the Rohingya, in international forums, the United Nations Human Rights Council and donated to them $ 50 million, through health and educational rehabilitation programs, as well as hosting them on its territory since 1948.
In the local affairs, the Cabinet appreciated announcement of the Public Investment Fund to launch the Future Investment Initiative, which will be held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, during the period from 24-26 October 2017. stressing that the initiative which is seen as the first of its kind in the world, and its inaugural session will be held under the chairmanship Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Chairman of the Public Investment Fund Board, marks a quantum leap in the field of global investment, an unprecedented opportunity for many leaders and influential people over the world to achieve a better vision for the future of international investment and will be the platform to launch the new fund strategy.
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