RIYADH (Rahnuma): The Saudi Cabinet has been briefed by King Salman on the results of his talks with Swiss President Ueli Maurer. Opportunities for cooperation between the Kingdom and Switzerland were reviewed as well as ways of enhancing and developing relations between the two countries.
King Salman also briefed the Cabinet’s session at Al-Yamamah Palace on the results of his meetings with King Abdullah of Jordan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reviewing cooperation with the Kingdom and regional and international developments.
The Cabinet expressed appreciation for the patronage by King Salman of the third Future Investment Initiative 2019.
Minister of Media Turki bin Abdullah Al-Shabanah said that the Cabinet reviewed the National Competitiveness Center report containing the results of the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report, which ranked the Kingdom first in the world in the number of reforms achieved and the most progress made among the (190) countries measured.
The Cabinet appreciated the role of government agencies involved in the implementation of economic reforms as well as the contribution of the private sector, which enhances the ability of the Kingdom to be among the most competitive countries in the world.
The Cabinet reiterated Saudi Arabia’s appreciation of the US administration’s efforts in eliminating Daesh leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, stressing the Kingdom’s continued efforts with its allies, led by the US, to combat terrorism.