Council of Ministers (1)

The Council of Ministers was established in 1953 by King Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud (Ibn Saud).

Under the bylaws promulgated in September 1993 by the late King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, the Council has responsibility for drafting and overseeing the implementation of internal, external, financial, economic, educational and defense policies, and general affairs of state.

The Council meets weekly, currently on Mondays, and is presided over by the King or his deputy.

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