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.
At the outset of the session, the King thanked Allah Almighty that millions of Umrah performers, visitors from all over the world, citizens and residents performed Umrah rituals and visit during the holy month of Ramadan in an atmosphere of faith provided by the Kingdom for the service of the visitors of the Two Holy Mosques and paying attention to their hospitality, convenience and safety from the time of their arrival until their return homelands.
The Saudi Arabia’s King also thanked all concerned bodies for performing this great honor and for great exerted efforts which facilitated for the Guests of Allah to perform Umrah rituals, visit and after Isha and night prayers during the holy month of Ramadan.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques also expressed his thanks and appreciation to the leaders of Gulf, Arab and Islamic countries for their blessed and successful efforts that contributed to the success of Extraordinary Gulf and Arab Summits and the Islamic Summit at its 14th ordinary session held in Makkah in the vicinity of the Grand Holy Mosque on the latest days of the holy month of Ramadan.
“The Cabinet congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, for the success of the three summits and their final statements, resolutions and Makkah Declaration on their positions on various issues of interest to Arab and Islamic countries,” Media Minister Turki bin Abdullah Al-Shabanah said in a statement.
The Cabinet affirmed that the inauguration by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques of “Program for Serving Allah’s Pilgrims”, which is one of the most important executive programs of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, with the participation of more than 32 government agencies and hundreds of private sector entities.
Moreover it confirms the King’s great and clear care for Islam and Muslims, pilgrims and Umrah performers. The Program is an extension of the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since its foundation in developing the services being provided for visitors of the Two Holy Mosques to facilitate their journey until they return to their countries safely.
It also renewed the Kingdom’s condemnation of all acts of aggression and terrorism that threaten the freedom of navigation, the security of oil supplies and the safety of the environment, including the terrorist attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
The Cabinet called on the international community to shoulder its common responsibilities and take decisive action to secure the transportation movement in waterways in the region in anticipation of the serious repercussions of such incidents on energy markets and their danger to the global economy.