The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet's session at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Tuesday afternoon.
At the outset of the session, the King briefed the Cabinet on the phone call with President Donald Trump of the United States of America during which the King affirmed the Kingdom's support and welcome of the firm strategy announced by the President towards Iran, its aggressive activities and support for terrorism in the region and the world, as well as the Kingdom's affirmation of its full commitment to continue working with its partners in the United States of America to achieve the desired goals announced by the US President.
The King also briefed the Cabinet on the results of his meeting with Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, during which they reviewed bilateral relations and discussed overall events in the region, and the phone call with President Mahmoud Abbas of the State of Palestine briefing the King on the Palestinian reconciliation agreement and the King's emphasis that the unity is the basis of the way to enable the Palestinian government to serve its citizens, and the Kingdom's looking forward that this important achievement realizes hopes and aspirations of the brotherly Palestinian people.
The King briefed the Cabinet on the telephone call with Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi of the Republic of Iraq during which the King stressed the Kingdom's support for Iraq's unity, security, stability, and the adherence of all parties to the Iraqi constitution for the interest of Iraq and its people.
The Minister of Culture and Information Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad said in a statement to Saudi Press Agency following the session that the Cabinet was briefed on what was submitted by the Minister of Justice on the completion of the transfer of the Commercial Judiciary from the Board of Grievances to the Public Judiciary in the Ministry of Justice and specialized commercial courts started their works on 1/1/1439AH in implementation of the King's directives to develop the judicial facility in accordance with the provisions of the judicial system and the executive action mechanism issued by the Royal Decree dated on 19/9/1428 AH, considering this step as a quantum leap in the march of the judiciary in the Kingdom.