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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet Session
Published in Alriyadh on 28 - 03 - 2011

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet session held at Al-Yamamah Palace here today. At the outset of the session, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques welcomed the joining of the Minister of Housing Dr. Shwaish bin Saud Al-Dhuwaihi to the Cabinet wishing him all success. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques stressed the importance of the responsibilities, jurisdictions and duties of the Ministry of Housing that aim at providing citizens with housing.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques briefed the Cabinet on the messages he sent to President Dmitiry Medvedev of Russia, Prime Minister Mohamed Najib bin Abdulrazak of Malaysia, and Chairman of Egyptian Supreme Council of the Armed Forces Field Marshall Mohammed Hussein Tantawi. The King also briefed the Cabinet on the telephone calls made to King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, President Michel Sulayman of Lebanon and President Bashar Al-Assad of Syria. In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) following the session, the Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Abdulaziz bin Mohieddin Khoja said the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques stressed that the messages to and contacts with a number of leaders of brotherly and friendly countries come in the framework of bolstering bilateral relations, enhancing cooperation in all fields and discussing the developments at regional and international arenas.
Dr. Khoja said the Cabinet then listened to a number of reports on the developments at Arab arena, stressing the importance of coordinated joint Arab action and concerted international efforts at all levels to face the repercussions of these events in a way that ensures the unity and stability of Arab countries, stems bloodshed, and maintains the security of the peoples and their properties so that they continue their leading role in the international community.
The Cabinet reviewed the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, condemning strongly the crimes of the Israeli bombing of residential areas in Gaza Strip which killed a number of innocent people. The Cabinet appealed to the international community to immediately intervene to compel the Israeli authorities to stop their continuous aggressions against the Palestinian people, and to stop building or expanding settlements. The Cabinet called on the international community, especially the Security Council, to take immediate action against these serious violations, protect unarmed civilians, and force Israel to respect the relevant international laws.
Dr. Khoja said the Cabinet reviewed a number of issues on its agenda and issued the following decisions:
The Cabinet approved the recommendations on codifying the moral content of information technology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding on the strategic dialogue between the Gulf Cooperation Council Member States and the People's Republic of China signed in Beijing on 04/06/2010.
The Cabinet approved a memorandum of cooperation in field of higher education between the Ministry of Higher Education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations of Australia signed in Canberra on 27/05/2010.
The Cabinet approved an agreement on amending an agreement on forming a joint committee between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Syrian Arab Republic signed in Damascus on 05/03/2010.
The Cabinet authorized the President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy -or his deputy- to discuss and sign with the Argentine side a draft agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful uses of nuclear energy between the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the government of the Republic of Argentina.
The Cabinet approved a number of appointments as follows:
1- Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Makhdhoub appointed to the post of Undersecretary of the Ministry for Rights Affairs (Rank 15) at the Ministry of Interior.
2- Dr. Abdulaziz bin Adib bin Hassan Tahir appointed to the post of Economic Adviser (Rank 15) at the Ministry of Economy and Planning.
3- Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al-Bidaiwi appointed to the post of Minister Plenipotentiary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
4- Abdullah bin Saud bin Ruhail Al-Enizi appointed to the post of Minister Plenipotentiary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
5- Mohammed bin Saad bin Ibrahim Al-Orwan appointed to the post of Cultural Attache (Rank 14) at the Ministry of Higher Education.

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