2005 News Story

Saudi Arabia participates in tenth anniversary of Srebrenica

Minister of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance Shaikh Saleh Al-AsShaikh led Saudi Arabia’s delegation at the ceremony in Bosnia-Herzegovina yesterday marking the tenth anniversary of the massacres at Srebrenica and Jiba. Funeral prayers were said for the remains of victims of the massacre who were laid to rest yesterday at the memorial graveyard in Potocari, near the town of Srebrenica.

Meanwhile, Shaikh Al-AsShaikh held talks separately with President Sulejman Tihic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Sefik Hafizovic, and Chairman of the Bosnian Ulema [religious scholars] Dr. Mustafa Tisirhic, to discuss bilateral cooperation in the field of Islam.