The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet’s session held in Neom, Tabuk Region on Tuesday afternoon.
At the outset of the session, the Cabinet offered its sincere condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and the royal family on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and to his family, praying to Allah Almighty to bestow mercy upon the soul of the deceased prince.
The King expressed his thanks and appreciation to the leaders and envoys of a number of countries, princes, scholars, ministers, senior officials and citizens who offered their condolences on the death of Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz, praying to Allah Almighty to bestow mercy upon the soul of the deceased prince.
Then, the King congratulated pilgrims from inside and outside the Kingdom for arriving in the holy land, praising Allah Almighty for the honor bestowed upon the Kingdom’s leadership and people to serve the Two Holy Mosques, pilgrims, Umrah performers and visitors, praying also for helping pilgrims to perform Hajj rituals and accept them. The King was reassured about the completion of preparations provided by various sectors for the service of pilgrims and their comfort in Makkah, Madinah and holy sites, directing all sectors of the State to provide best services for pilgrims.
Minister of State, Cabinet’s Member and Acting Minister of Media Dr. Essam bin Saad bin Saeed said in a statement to Saudi Press Agency following the session that the Cabinet reviewed a number of reports on latest developments. The Cabinet commended the signing of the minutes of the establishment of Saudi-Bahraini Coordinating Council which will lead to a number of specialized committees in political, military, economic, investment, media and social fields to enhance the prospects for the joint action, cooperation and integration between the two countries and advance the process of the joint cooperation between them for the interest of their peoples.