The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired the Cabinet's virtual session from his headquarters at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh.
At the outset of the session, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques thanked and praised Allah Almighty for the health and well-being he is enjoying following the tests he underwent as a result of inflammation of the gallbladder, expressing his appreciation to everyone who asked about him to reassure of his health.
Thereafter, the Cabinet followed the preparations of arrangements of the relevant government agencies taking part in Hajj’s activities to implement security, preventive, organizational and service plans, in accordance with high-level integrated work system aimed at enabling pilgrims to easily perform the ritual in a safe healthy manner in line with the best level of services and facilities with the highest standards for maintaining their safety from the implications and impacts of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-14) pandemic and ways to prevent them.
In a statement to Saudi Press Agency, Acting Minister of Media Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi stated that the cabinet reviewed a number of reports related to the Coronavirus pandemic and its developments at the preventive and therapeutic levels. The Cabinet also reviewed the latest statistics of cases recorded in the Kingdom as well as the health care provided to them in light of the stability of critical cases and infections in addition to the increase of the recovered cases, affirming the importance of continuing to monitor and follow-up all developments and expand the tests in various regions via the specialized laboratories in line with the highest quality.
The Cabinet reviewed the outcomes of the third session of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council in Riyadh, which resulted in exploring opportunities for cooperation in all fields, developing strategic partnership, opening new horizons of cooperation in the economic and development fields, deepening it in the international and regional affairs, and protecting the common interests, which came as an extension of efforts to strengthen relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Iraq in order to serve the aspirations of the governments and peoples of the two brotherly countries.