King announces Saudi full control of border after driving infiltrators away
Published 17 Nov 2009
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E-Media: Riyadh - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz chaired yesterday the weekly cabinet meeting at Al -Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. At the outset of the session, King Abdullah welcomed the pilgrims who have arrived in the Kingdom to perform Hajj. The King thanked Allah Almighty for honoring the Kingdom with serving the Two Holy Mosques and their visitors. In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) King Abdullah has also directed all concerned bodies to provide all services to the pilgrims. The Cabinet also expressed his appreciation for the support and solidarity shown by countries in the region for the military action taken by the government to protect its citizens and defend its sovereignty reassuring that the aggression has been contained and Saudi territories have been cleared. The cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding on the establishment of a strategic dialogue between the GCC countries and Turkey and agreed to the enforcement of the decision made by the Supreme GCC Council in its 29th session held in Muscat regarding the issuing of the necessary national legislative tools for the implementation of the decisions to be issued by the Supreme Council starting from the 29th session within one year from the date of their issuance by the Supreme Council.
Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:13 PM Saudi Arabia Time
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