2006 News Story

Interior Minister calls emergency meeting of the Supreme Hajj Commission

Interior Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, who is also head of the Supreme Hajj Commission, has called an emergency meeting of the Commission to discuss the tragic building collapse in Makkah.

The Commission will also be briefed on the investigation into the accident, which began yesterday upon Prince Nayef’s orders. The committee investigating the collapse includes representatives from the Makkah municipality, the Ministry of Hajj, the Commission for Supervision and Investigation, Saudi intelligence and Civil Defense.