Saudi Cabinet backs Sudan’s peace agreement

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet congratulated Sudan’s leadership and its people on the peace agreement; between the transitional government and a number of rebel groups.

The Cabinet stressed that the Saudi government target to continue its support for the efforts aimed at preserving Sudan‘s sovereignty; national unity, territorial integrity; and protection from external interference.

The Saudi Cabinet also pledged the government support for the Sudanese people in achieving their legitimate aspiration; and create a bright future.

At the outset of the virtual session chaired by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques; the Cabinet noted the contents of King Salman’s speech before the Urban 20 (U20) Mayors Summit regarding the keenness of Saudi presidency of the G20 on issues of urban development; its programs and projects in accordance; with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

In his speech, King Salman also asserted that the highest and immediate priority is to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and its health; social and economic consequences while calling for combined efforts to find a vaccine for the virus. He also called on the urban leaders to ensure that justice and inclusiveness is accessible to all; taking into account the needs of the poorest countries.

The Cabinet valued the support given by the Saudi leadership to the real estate and housing sector; which plays a central role in economic development, and its keenness to help citizens meet their needs and enable them to own their homes following the issuance of the royal order exempting all real estate supplies made by way of transfer of ownership and sale from VAT; according to specified procedures and controls.