The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet’s session held at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday afternoon.
At the outset of the session, the King affirmed that the issuance of a number of royal orders including the transformation of Riyadh City Development Commission into a Royal Commission under the name of “The Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh”, the establishment of a body called “Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority” and the National Artificial Intelligence Center and National Data Management Office organizationally linked with it, the establishment of a ministry under the name of The Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources, the amendment of the name of the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources to be the Ministry of Energy, the amendment of the name of General Auditing Bureau to be “General Bureau for Accountability”, and the appointment of a number of ministers and officials in different posts emanate from the keenness on the development of various sectors and their prosperity for the interest of the homeland, citizens and the continuation of the development process being witnessed by the Kingdom in many areas to keep up with the Kingdom’s vision 2030.
The King expressed his best wishes of success for appointed ministers and officials in their new missions, and his thanks and appreciation to former ministers and officials for their blessed efforts in the service of the religion and the homeland.
Minister of Commerce and Investment, Acting Minister of Media Dr. Majed bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi said in a statement to Saudi Press Agency following the session that the Cabinet reviewed a number of reports on latest developments in the region and the world. It expressed on the advent of the new Hijri year its best wishes, praying to Allah Almighty to unite Muslims’ ranks and guide them, that this year will witness a breakthrough for all crises that Arab and Islamic nations are going through, and it will be a good year and a blessing for all, in which security and stability will be achieved all over the world.