The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet's session at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday afternoon .
At the outset of the session, the King briefed the Cabinet on the telephone call made to King Mohammed VI of Kingdom of Morocco during which he affirmed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Government and people's stand with the Kingdom of Morocco against any threats to its security, stability and territorial integrity.
The Minister of State, Cabinet's Member, and Acting Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Issam bin Saad bin Saeed said in a statement to Saudi Press Agency following the session that the Cabinet reviewed a number of reports on local affairs, including preparations and services provided by various governmental and private sectors on the occasion of the advent of the blessed holy month of Ramadan for Umrah performers and visitors. The King directed to double efforts and provide all best services and facilities for Umrah performers, visitors and worshipers in the Two Holy Mosques, two holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, holy sites, roads, airports and ports in this blessed holy month in order to achieve tranquility and comfort for visitors of the two Holy Mosques, praying to Allah Almighty to accept good deeds of all Muslims during this month.
The Cabinet commended the Council of Economic Affairs and Development's launching of the Quality of Life 2020 program, one of the programs to achieve the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's vision 2030, with total expenditure of SR 130 billion, whose implementation plan embodies the vision of the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH Crown Prince and their directives to provide the appropriate environment to improve the lifestyles of individuals and families, boost investment opportunities, diversify economic activities, create jobs, and enhance the status of Saudi cities in the ranking of the world's best cities.
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