1999 News Story

Council of Ministers meeting

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz today presided over the regular weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers, and expressed satisfaction at the outcome of the 20th Summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and at the fraternal spirit characterizing its deliberations over the three-day meeting in Riyadh. King Fahd went on to praise the seriousness and dedication demonstrated by the GCC leaders, saying the status, self-esteem and distinguished methodology of the GCC at various international forums necessitate that they intensify their constructive contribution in the service of Arab and Islamic issues.
Turning to domestic matters, the cabinet endorsed the final accounts for the fiscal year 1996 of the Company for the King Fahd Causeway, and of the Saudi Railway Organization.