The new appointments to the Cabinet announced by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman are aimed at ensuring a stable and secure country in the face of increasing threats in the region and elsewhere.
This was the sentiment of ministers at their weekly Cabinet meeting chaired by King Salman at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday, said Adel Al-Toraifi, minister of culture and information. He said the king welcomed the new Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, and Prince Mohammed bin Salman, deputy crown prince, second deputy premier and minister of defense, wishing them and the new ministers and officials every success in their new posts.
The king also praised Prince Muqrin, former crown prince, and other princes and officials for their services to the nation, said Al-Toraifi. The Cabinet reiterated the importance of a fair price for both oil producers and consumers and the industry, and the cooperation of states, producers and consumers to ensure transparency and reduce volatility. The Cabinet decided to reduce the price of jet fuel by 15 halalas a liter at King Abdulaziz International Airport and King Khalid International Airport, and by 20 halalas a liter at the rest of the Kingdom’s airports.