2002 News Story

Crown Prince shows concern for old quarter of Riyadh

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz conducted an inspection tour yesterday of the old quarter of the city of Riyadh, visiting a number of houses and conversing with the residents.  It is the duty of officials, he said, to listen to the needs of these people and to get to know their problems, in order to enable them to live a decent and an honorable life. He advocated a comprehensive national strategy to be effected jointly by the government and by philanthropists, supervised by Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Dr. Ali Al-Namlah.