RIYADH, 5th December 2016 (WAM) – The Saudi Cabinet is looking forward to the outcome of talks by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, with the leaders of the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait, during his current tour of the three countries.

In a session held today, under the chairmanship of Deputy Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Saudi Cabinet said King Salman’s tour is motivated by his keenness to continually confer with GCC leaders, to serve the interests of GCC peoples and to enhance ties of brotherhood among GCC countries.

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Eng. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli, who is also the Acting Minister of Culture and Information, as saying in a statement that the Cabinet reviewed a number of reports on regional, Arab and international developments, and looks forward to the outcome of meetings the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques will hold with leaders of the United Arab Emirates, the State of Qatar, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the State of Kuwait during his tour, in which he will communicate with GCC leaders to serve the interests of GCC peoples and to enhance ties of brotherhood among GCC countries.

The Cabinet was briefed on the outcome of the OPEC ministerial meeting which was held last week in Vienna. The Cabinet praised the outcome of the meeting, the decisions that were taken, as well as the clear cooperation among all OPEC countries to restore stability in the international oil market by reducing excess supplies.

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