2003 News Story

Prince Nayef comments on Kingdom's readiness for refugees

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, at a press conference in Jeddah today, gave assurances that the Kingdom has taken precautionary measures to deal with a possible influx of refugees if war breaks out between Iraq and the United States. Security, he said, is poised to upgrade its preparedness to cope with the current circumstances. As for ongoing investigations into the killing a few weeks ago of Dr. Hamad Alwardi, a senior official of Al-Jouf Governorate, he declined to draw a link between the murder and the earlier killing in Al-Jour of Judge Al-Sihaibani.