Jeddah, 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 praised Allah Almighty for enabling pilgrims to perform Hajj rituals easily, comfortably, and safely in an atmosphere full of serenity and faith, praying to Allah Almighty to accept their Hajj, thanking Him for services being provided by the Kingdom for pilgrims, thanking and appreciating princes, ministers, the Chairman and members of Supreme Hajj Committee, Governors of Regions and all officials and personnel of civil, military and national sectors who participated in the service of pilgrims for their successful efforts in the service of pilgrims which have contributed to the success of the Hajj season, free of diseases and epidemics, and the provision of all services, facilities and care that have enabled pilgrims to perform the fifth pillar of Islam comfortably and easily.
The King briefed the Cabinet on the results of his meetings with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt, and President Alassane Ouattara of the Republic of CAte d'Ivoire.
The Minister of Media Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad said in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency that the Cabinet reviewed a number of reports on events and latest developments at the international arena, appreciating the Kingdom's contribution of $ 100 million to the Global Coalition Against Daesh in areas liberated from the terrorist organization, north-east of Syria, stressing that this contribution aims to support the coalition efforts to revitalize local societies, focus on projects to restore livelihoods and basic services, save lives, facilitate the return of displaced Syrians and ensure that Daesh and other terrorist organizations shall not return to threaten Syria or its neighbors.
Source: Saudi Press Agency