2003 News Story

Justice minister affirms Kingdom's stance against corruption

Minister of Justice Dr. Abdullah bin Muhammad Al-AsShaikh, addressing the 11th conference on combating corruption in Seoul, South Korea, reiterated the Kingdom's determination to fight all forms of corruption, which, he said, undermines security and stability and prevents the realization of justice. He pointed out that the measures taken by Saudi Arabia in this respect are based on the teachings of the Holy Qur'an and the Sunnah (sayings of the Prophet). Representatives of 113 countries are participating in the four-day conference on crime prevention.