Wed, 06/26/2019 - 07:48
Saudi Affirms Alquds As Palestine's Capital City
Jakarta, June 26 (Antara) - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia affirms that Palestine is the main issue and the existence of the Palestinian state is very important, President of the Islamic Communication Center of Saudi Arabia, Faheem H. Alhamid told Antara via a phone call here on Tuesday night (June 25). "Our minister counsellor reiterates the international resolutions on the Palestinian issue which provides an opportunity for the Palestinian people to have an independent state with Alquds as the capital city," Faheem stressed. He continued that Palestinian independence along with Alquds as the capital of the country cannot be compromised. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will participate in the Peace for Prosperity workshop, organized by the Kingdom of Bahrain in partnership with the United States of America on June 25-26, according to the Saudi Arabian News Agency (SPA). The Saudi Arabian delegation will be led by Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance, and will include Minister of State and Cabinet's Member Mohammed Al Sheikh and the Governor of the Public Investment Fund, Yasir Al-Rumayyan. The Kingdom’s participation in this workshop comes as a continuation of its steadfast positions and continued support for the Palestinian cause and its assistance to the brotherly Palestinian people in their effort to achieve stability, growth and a decent living. The Kingdom reiterates its firm position on the Palestinian cause and solving it in accordance with the Arab Peace Initiative, which called for establishing an independent Palestinian state along the borders of 1967 with East Jerusalem as its capital. The Kingdom calls for sharing international efforts to achieve comprehensive and just peace. The Kingdom also affirms its support for all international efforts aiming to achieve prosperity in the region, create an investment-friendly environment and enhance economic growth opportunities.