The resolution of the Council of Minister no. 239 dated 10/4/1381 AH was issued to approve the establishment of the Chamber. As stated in the resolution," The Council of Ministers after reviewing the file attached to this and submitted to His Majesty the Prime Minister by H.E. the Minister of Commerce no. 1/5018 dated 7/4/1381 AH including the request of Riyadh traders to establish a Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Riyadh. In order to present the views of its traders to the government on the issues related to their affairs and at the same time to defend their interests like other cities of the kingdom, to support the request of the Ministry of Commerce to establish a Chamber of Commerce and Industry to coordinate their interests and maintain them. Its request to approve this we resolve the following: Approval to achieve the request of Riyadh traders to establish a Chamber of Commerce and Industry to coordinate their interests and protect them like the Chambers of Commerce existing in Mecca, Jeddah and Dammam. A letter in this regard was sent by H.E. the Minister of State for the Council of Ministers Affairs to HE the Minister of Commerce at that time.