The decision to establish the Riyadh Chamber:
The Cabinet Decision No. (239) dated 1381/4/10 AH approved the establishment of the chamber. The decision stated that: The Cabinet, having reviewed the attached treatment to this, submitted to His Majesty the Prime Minister from His Excellency the Minister of Commerce No. 5018/1 dated 1381/4/7 AH which includes the request of Riyadh traders to establish an industrial chamber of commerce in Riyadh to provide the views of their merchants to the government in matters related to them while at the same time defending their interests like other countries in the Kingdom and support the Ministry of Commerce to request the establishment of a Chamber of Commerce and Industry to coordinate and maintain their interests, And requests it to approve it; Decides: To approve the request of Riyadh traders to establish a Chamber of Commerce and Industry to coordinate and maintain their interests like the existing chambers of commerce in Mecca, Jeddah and Dammam. A letter was sent by His Excellency the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs to the Minister of Commerce at the time.