2004 News Story

Prince Nayef praises concept of terrorism conference

Minister of Interior Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, at a reception yesterday honoring Ministry retirees, expressed gratitude to all those who dedicate themselves to serve their religion and their country. He urged the ulama (Muslim scholars) to increase their efforts to correct wrong concepts and deviant ideas, saying all concerned authorities, not just the security forces, should work to contain sedition. He went on to praise the Kingdom’s ongoing arrangements to organize a conference on combating terrorism, saying this provides clear evidence of Saudi Arabia's determination to eradicate the phenomenon.