Riyadh (SPA) - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who is the President of Military Service Council, presided over here yesterday, the first meeting of the Military Service Council in 1431H.
The meeting was attended by Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, Vice-President of Military Service Council; Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Premier, Minister of Interior and Member of Council; Prince Saud Al-Faisal, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Council; Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Commander of the National Guard for Executive Affairs and Member of Council, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Minister of Finance and Member of Council, and the Secretary General of Council, Lieutenant General Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al-Arfaj.
The Council discussed topics on its agenda, and decided the following:
1 - Amendment to provision (11) of its internal regulation,
2 - Amendment to provision (8) of its act,
3 - Approval of Military Discipline Bill,
4 - Approval of amendment to item (c) of provision (109) of Officers Service and provision (13) of Personnel Service related to terminating, imprisoning or suspending soldiers.
5 - Approval of amending second sub-item of item (A) of the second provision of Military Orders (Medals) act.
6 - Approval of compensation rules in case of an illegal dismiss of soldiers.
7 - Approval of accompanying a relative of soldiers, abroad, for medical treatment.
8 - Approval of amending item (A) of provision (122) of Officers Service act, to clarify the meaning of (Medical Disability).
At the end of the meeting, emanating from his keenness on military servicemen, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, President of Military Service Council, Supreme Commander of All Armed Forces, directed the Secretariat General of Military Service Council to pay attention to all private affairs related to soldiers and achieve them as soon as possible.