Saudi Arabia Supports Stability and Development In Afghanistan
Date : Monday 21 January 2013 18:05
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has reaffirmed its continual provision of assistance and support to promote stability and development in Afghanistan.
The Kingdom has also expressed its great interest in development of cooperative relations with Afghanistan at various economic, cultural and investment fields and at the bilateral, regional and international levels.
The Kingdom's stance was made clear in a speech delivered by Prince Dr.Turki bin Mohammad bin Saud Al Kabeer, Undersecretary of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs for multi-lateral relations, before the regional political dialogue meeting on Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi.
Prince Dr. Turki bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer explained that the Kingdom has provided and committed to provide to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan more than US$475 million, in addition to in-kind assistance and other technical and academic aid.
He said, 'The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been exerting great efforts to help and support the brotherly Afghan people and stand with them to overcome the difficulties they faced in the past years and has called in this context, all spectrums of the Afghan people to dialogue, as the sole path towards resolving the many difficulties and challenges.
Story Code: 56911
Source : Afghan Voice Agency (AVA), International Service