Prince Naif issues directives to help Afghans in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, October 1, 2001
Prince Naif bin Abdul Aziz, the Interior Minister, has issued
directives to extend all possible facilities to the Afghans residing in the
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
He told the authorities concerned to help the Afghans who
might find difficulties in issuance of travel documents or renewal of their
iqama (residence permit documents) in line with the country's regulations and
This gesture was made by Prince Naif in recognition of the
sufferings of the Afghan people caused by the international circumstances that
followed the explosions in the United States in the last few days.
A number of Afghans residing in the Kingdom have praised this
noble gesture and the Kingdom's humanitarian policy.