2002 News Story

Prince Nayef comments on a number of issues

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, at a press conference following his meeting today with education officials, stressed that one of the priorities of the Manpower Council is to provide jobs in the private sector for graduates of the Kingdom's educational institutions, and gave assurances that efforts are being made to meet the needs of the labor market. On the war on terrorism, Prince Nayef confirmed that he was aware of the freezing of funds of certain people suspected by the U.S. Department of Treasury. There is, he said, a United Nations resolution on this. Speaking of Saudi detainees in Guantanamo, Prince Nayef said the matter is being followed up.