Cabinet condemns Israeli Assaults on Al-Aqsa Mosque
Published 27 Oct 2009
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E-Media: Riyadh - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired yesterday at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh the weekly cabinet meeting. In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA) the cabinet listened to a number of reports on regional and international issues condemning the aggressive Israeli Police assault on the Al-Aqsa Mosque as well as its use of violence against worshippers. The cabinet denounced the incident as provocative to Muslims worldwide and warned that it could result in serious repercussions on international peace and stability. The cabinet called once more upon world community to take up its responsibility in stopping future attempts as well as in protecting the Palestinian People. The cabinet also expressed condemnation over the two terrorist attacks which targeted the Iraqi government's headquarters in Baghdad and resulted in the death and injury of hundreds. In this regard, the Kingdom renewed its staunch position against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. On the local issues, the cabinet briefed on the latest A. H1.N1 virus developments, expressing relief at the health status of students. The cabinet stressed that all necessary preventive measures must be taken to ensure the safety of all. The cabinet also approved the minutes of the establishment of the Saudi-Qatari Coordination Council signed on 2/7/1429 H. corresponding to 5/7/2008 G. according to the text attached to the decision and it authorized the general president of Meteorology and Environment Protection, or his deputy, to discuss a draft memorandum of understanding in the field of meteorology between the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the government of Qatar and sign it in light of the text attached to the decision within the framework of the Saudi-Qatari Coordination Council. The cabinet authorized the general president of Meteorology and Environment Protection, or his deputy, to discuss a draft memorandum of understanding in the field of the protection and preservation of environment between the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the government of Qatar and sign it in light of the text attached to the decision within the framework of the Saudi-Qatari Coordination Council. The cabinet approved regulating the National Center for Alternative and Supplementary Medicine according to the text attached to the decision. The center aims at setting controls and criteria for the practice of alternative and supplementary medicine and for documenting and developing their principles-- especially those pertaining to Islamic and Arab medicine. The center may cooperate with local or international experts in the field of alternative and supplementary medicine.
Last Modified Date: 10/02/2013 - 4:32 PM Saudi Arabia Time
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