2005 News Story

Crown Prince Sultan stresses Iraqi unity in remarks to the press

Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz said in remarks to the press yesterday that he hopes Iraqis would unite in a unified Arab country once the constitution is ratified.  

“We can’t say yes or no to the constitution because this is a matter for the Iraqi people to decide and it is in our interest not to interfere,” Crown Prince Sultan said. “But we do hope the Iraqi people will unite in an independent Arab country.

Crown Prince Sultan also discussed plans to increase job opportunities for Saudi women. “The committee is studying a proposal to allow women to work in two shifts in order to provide jobs for more women. God willing, a decision will be taken shortly in favor of women.