Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet s Session

Tuesday 1439/11/25 - 2018/08/07
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NEOM, Dhu-AlQa‘dah 25, 1439, August 07, 2018, SPA -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet‘s session in NEOM in Tabuk Region on Tuesday afternoon.

The Minister of Media Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad said in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency that the Cabinet reviewed the efforts of various governmental and private agencies pertaining to serving pilgrims and what they have been providing of services, equipment and facilities for pilgrims to perform Hajj rituals easily and comfortably.

The Cabinet reviewed a number of reports on events and latest developments in the region and the world, renewing the Kingdom‘s absolute rejection of the negative and surprising position of the Canadian government, which has not been based on any correct information or facts about what it called the civil society activists who have been detained by the competent authority, namely, the Public Prosecution, on charges of committing crimes necessitating their detention in accordance with regular procedures that guaranteed their legal rights and provided them with all guarantees during investigation and trial stages, stressing commitment to international conventions, principles and norms that respect the sovereignty of each state and non-interference in its internal affairs being governed by its constitution, rights and legal regulations and procedures.

The Cabinet commended the efforts of the command of the Coalition to Support the Legitimacy in Yemen in taking all necessary measures in coordination with the international community for continuing the freedom of maritime navigation and international trade through Bab Al-Mandeb Straits and South of the Red Sea in accordance with the international law and relevant Security Council resolutions, affirming that taking necessary security measures to reduce the risks in this region, in coordination with the international community, will ensure continuing supplying the world with energy according to the highest standards of security and precautions, as the security of Bab Al-Mandeb Straits and the South of the Red Sea is a common international interest which the international community must shoulder its responsibilities towards it.


16:38 LOCAL TIME 13:38 GMT