Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet’s Session 2 Riyadh
The Cabinet reviewed latest developments at regional and international arenas, reiterating the Kingdom's strong condemnation of the bombing and suicide attack targeting two election rallies in Takhar and Lashkargah Provinces, Afghanistan, the bombing of an explosive device in a school in Mandera, Kenya, and the two terrorist bombings in Baidoa, Somalia, expressing its condolences to the families of the victims, and the governments of Afghanistan, Kenya and Somalia, wishing the injured a speedy recovery, assuring the Kingdom's firm stand and rejection of all terrorist acts' forms and manifestations.
Dr. Awwad bin Saleh Al-Awwad stated that the Cabinet reviewed the topics on its agenda, including some co-studied by the Shura Council and decided the following:
The Cabinet authorized the Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources - or his deputy - to discuss with the Iraqi side a draft memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of Industry and Minerals in the Republic of Iraq, sign it, and submit the final version to complete formal procedures.
The Cabinet authorized the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Sport Authority - or his deputy - to discuss with the Filipino side a draft memorandum of understanding in the field of youth and sports between the General Sport Authority in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Philippine Sports Commission in the Republic of Philippines, sign it, and submit the final version to complete formal procedures.
The Cabinet approved the regulations for the work of productive families and transferring the productive families program from the Agency of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development for Social Security to the Social Development Bank, and transfer the vocational training program for women from the Agency of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development for Social Development to the Social Development Bank.
Source: Saudi Press Agency