2002 News Story

Prince Nayef chairs annual governors meeting

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz chaired in Madinah yesterday the ninth annual meeting of the Governors of the Kingdom's thirteen provinces. Prince Nayef stressed the need for a national strategy on Saudization, and confirmed the decision to have only Saudis as taxi and limousine drivers.  He also confirmed ongoing implementation of the system of driving license insurance. He denied reports that foreigners were helping the Kingdom pursue Al-Qa'eda members in the Empty Quarter and along the border with Yemen, commenting that the Kingdom's security forces are fully capable of performing their duty.