Saudi Gazette report
Jeddah — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman prayed to Allah to help all Muslims complete fasting and worshiping during the holy month of Ramadan.
Chairing the Council of Ministers’ session at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah late Monday evening, the King also prayed to Allah to help worshipers at the Two Holy Mosques complete their rituals in ease and comfort, accept their worship and forgive them.
The Council of Ministers reaffirmed the Kingdom’s policy of cooperation with major oil producers to rebalance markets and limit volatility.
The Cabinet stressed the Kingdom’s petroleum policy in support of cooperation with main producing countries to restore balance in world oil markets and reduce fluctuations in a way that ensures the interests of producers and consumers alike, Minister of Culture and Information Awwad Al-Awwad said after the session.
The minister also said that the Cabinet commended the outcome of the 172nd Ministerial Conference of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) held in Vienna last Thursday during which member states agreed to extend the current production reduction agreement for a period of nine months ending in March 2018.
It also commended the outcome of the 2nd ministerial meeting between OPEC countries and major non-OPEC countries, which endorsed the extension agreement to cut oil output.
The Cabinet also stressed that the contents of the Saudi-US joint communiqué issued at the end of the historic visit by US President Donald Trump to Riyadh expressed the two countries’ shared willingness to confront threats to their interests and mutual security and showed their resolve to embark on new initiatives to counter violent extremism and to impede terror funding.