Riyadh - SPA
Shura Council discussed reports on several issues. It started with Ministry of
Pilgrimage annual performance report. Members have suggested more crackdown on
infiltration of irregular pilgrims and irregular transportation facilities.
The council then discussed Ministry of Islamic Affairs annual performance report.
Members urged the ministry to develop programs to curb terrorism and extremism.
Upon review of a report of KACST performance, some members talked about the poor
investment on the outcome of research and recommended more engagement of Saudi
universities in decision making with respect to research policies, priorities and