1997 News Story

Prince Nayef attends Shura Council meeting

Prince Nayef Bin Abdul Aziz, Minister of the Interior, yesterday attended the regular meeting of the Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) held under the chairmanship of Sheikh Muhammad Bin Ibrahim Bin Jubeir. The issues discussed pertained to the problems of foreign manpower in the Kingdom and the appropriate measures for Saudization of both governmental and non-governmental positions. Prince Nayef briefed the council on ongoing efforts to Saudize jobs, underscored the importance of cooperation between the government and the private sector in order to realize this, and urged the Saudi universities and colleges to develop their programs so as to prepare qualified citizens capable of replacing expatriate workers.