The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman chaired the Cabinet's session at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah this afternoon.
At the outset of the session, the King briefed the Cabinet on the results of his meeting with Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, his talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and the phone call made to President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan.
The Cabinet discussed a number of topics on local affairs and reviewed reports on latest developments at regional, Arab and international arenas and expressed its appreciation to the King for issuing a number of royal orders to promote some of the state's most efficient figures.
The Cabinet appreciated the security agency’s killing of three wanted terrorists in Al-Qatif governorate who were involved in many terrorist crimes; and the seizure of their possession of explosive materials, weapons and ammunition, reiterating that the security authorities are able to deter anyone who seeks to harm the security and stability of the Kingdom.
The Cabinet welcomed the commendation included in the International Monetary Fund Agency’s (IMF) report regarding the trends of the Kingdom's national economy and the progress achieved so far in implementing the Kingdom's Vision 2030, described by the Fund as a "Bold Reform" program.
The Cabinet also renewed the Kingdom's full support taken by Kuwait towards the Iranian diplomatic mission after a judicial ruling on the so-called "Abdali Cell" and the participation of Iranian parties in helping and supporting the cell's members.
The Cabinet stressed the statement issued by the emergency session of the Arab League on the latest Israeli developments and violations in Al-Quds and Al-Aqsa Mosque, reiterating the Kingdom's condemnation and denunciation of the measures taken by Israeli authorities at Al-Aqsa Mosque and its closure before worshippers, and its call on the international community to shoulder its responsibilities towards the continuation of the Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people.