Source: Riyadh – Arabic. Net
Today, Tuesday, the Saudi Council of Ministers reviewed through the virtual network the orders and directives issued to limit the spread of a virus Corona Novel (Kovid 19), the decisions and precautionary measures taken by the state agencies in various sectors to implement them, and the effective efforts made.
The Cabinet noted the directives issued to all sectors of the state, in the forefront of which are the Ministry of Health and other governmental sectors, immediately after the appearance of the Corona pandemic, by taking precautionary measures and preventive measures, and the Council emphasized the Kingdom’s ability to deal with this pandemic and its repercussions and limit its effects on society and the national economy, including its efforts From efforts and availability of human, financial and health capabilities.
The Council appreciated what the state has taken in providing additional financial resources and necessary support to ensure the continuity of work in the government sector, to provide all services to citizens and residents, and to ensure private sector support and stimulate economic activities, to maintain its goals in financial sustainability and the integrity of the financial and economic sector, praising what has been taken of Procedures to ensure the abundance of food and pharmaceutical supplies.
Treating citizens, residents and violators
In his statement to the Saudi Press Agency “SPA”, the assigned Minister of Information, Dr. Majed Al-Qasabi, stated that the Cabinet issued an order that provided health care to all citizens, residents and violators of the residence system in all public and private health facilities in everything related to the treatment of the Corona virus.
In this regard, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prime Minister, thanked him and his appreciation to all state agencies and the private sector and their employees, and to all medical teams, security men and support bodies, and volunteers for the sacrifices they made and their efforts and dedication, and his appreciation to citizens and residents for their response and commitment to the instructions issued And tips.
Reports of pandemic developments
The Council reviewed a number of reports on the developments in the pandemic at the local and international levels, and the latest results, statistics and efforts made towards them.
The Minister of Information in charge stated that the Council of Ministers noted the contents of the speech of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques addressed to citizens and residents, and his appreciation for the honorable confrontation of all in full cooperation with the relevant agencies during this difficult stage, which are the pillars of success in preserving human health, and the continued efforts of the state in taking all measures Precaution and preventive measures to confront the pandemic, and its keenness to provide the necessary medicine, food and living needs.
The Twentieth Summit and confronting Corona
The Council also appreciated the confirmation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in his speech during his presidency of the work of the extraordinary summit of leaders of the Group of Twenty countries that was convened at the invitation of the Kingdom to discuss ways to move forward in coordinating global efforts to combat the Corona pandemic; that this humanitarian crisis requires a global response, and what the world relies on leaders The largest economies in the world, from joining together and working together to confront them on the health, economic and commercial levels, and what the Kingdom has initiated of working with brotherly and friendly countries and specialized organizations to take all necessary measures to contain the pandemic and ensure the safety of individuals, valuing what Takzth states of effective action in this regard, and the full support of the Kingdom of the World Health Organization in efforts to coordinate efforts to combat the pandemic.
The Cabinet discussed the contents of the final statement of the G20 leaders ’extraordinary summit’s commitment to do everything possible to overcome this pandemic, which requires unifying efforts and starting and developing them in ways of cooperation between member states with the rest of the world to serve the human being and its safety, and work to reduce The repercussions of this crisis, and ways to support various aspects of health, social and economic, and invite the countries of the Group of Twenty to contribute to support the developing countries.
Condemn the Houthi attack
The Council reaffirmed the Kingdom’s condemnation and denunciation of the Houthi terrorist militia launching two ballistic missiles towards civilian objects and civilians in the Kingdom, while expressing the real threat to this terrorist militia and the Iranian regime supporting it, in a brutal attack at a time when the whole world is united and is united to fight the outbreak of the Corona pandemic.
The Cabinet reviewed the topics on its agenda, including topics that the Shura Council participated in studying, as well as what was reached by both the Council of Experts in the Council of Ministers and the General Committee of the Council of Ministers in this regard.
The Council issued a number of decisions, the most important of which are:
The Ministry of Tourism is responsible for controlling violations related to its competences related to tourist accommodation facilities, which include the penalty for closing the facility, and imposing fines and penalties related to those violations.
The Council also approved the formation of a higher committee in the name of (the Higher Committee for Energy Mix Affairs for Electricity Production and Enabling the Renewable Energy Sector) chaired by the Crown Prince, which will decide on all matters related to determining the optimal energy mix for electricity production, supervision and enabling the renewable energy sector to produce and manufacture.
The Council approved the appointment of Dr. Dima Bint Saleh Al-Athel, as a representative of private sector institutions, and Dima Bint Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh as a representative of civil society institutions, two members of the National Committee for the Legalization of the Ethical Content of Information Technology.