part, Lt. Col. Talal Al-Shalhoub, Security Spokesperson of the Ministry of
Interior pointed out to the statement of the Ministry of Interior, which was
issued today and published through the Saudi Press Agency, regarding the
implementation of additional precautionary measures in a number of residential
districts in Makkah, which began to be applied from 3 pm this Monday evening
until further notice.
“Upon directives of Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, the number of operations rooms lines 911 and 999 have been increased to ensure rapid response to citizens and residents to facilitate and provide all required services from the operations rooms,” he said.
He hailed the high commitment of citizens and residents during the curfew order, urging the importance of maintaining this high commitment.
Lt. Col. Talal Al-Shalhoub said that the Ministry of Interior transfers a violator to the Public Prosecution for implementing legal procedures.
For his part, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Environment Water and Agriculture Dr. Abdullah Aba Al-Khail assured that there is a strategy for the food security approved by the Cabinet in Shaaban 1439 AH, pointing out that the Food Security Committee meets periodically under the chairmanship of the Minister of Environment Water and Agriculture to follow-up the status of the basic food commodities and the supply capacity of each of them, adding that the last meeting was held yesterday.
He affirmed that all food production operations are continuing, adding that there is sufficient strategic stock of the basic commodities. He pointed out that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has achieved high levels of sufficiency in many agricultural products.
He added that according to the Ministry’s work to contribute to achieve the food security, the Ministry is working to meet the market’s need through various other sources such as wheat and flour.
Source: Saudi Press Agency