2006 News Story

Saudi Ministers inspect Hajj facilities in Makkah

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz today inspected the holy sites and the city of Makkah, as part of the Saudi government’s ongoing effort to ensure the safety and comfort of Hajj pilgrims in line with directives by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

Prince Nayef, who is also the chairman of the Supreme Hajj Committee, inspected the services and facilities of the organizations concerned with Hajj affairs to make sure that pilgrims can perform their rituals easily and safely.

Accompanying Prince Nayef on the inspection were Minister of Culture and Information Iyad Madani, Minister of Hajj Dr Fuad Al-Farsi, Minister of Finance Dr Ibrahim Al-Assaf, Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Hashem Yamani, and Minister of Health dr Hamad Al-Manie.