Saudi Charities Barred from NGO Conference in Paris

(AFP/ArabNews-Saudi Arabia) The French Embassy in Riyadh has refused to issue visas for 13 Islamic charity officials who were planning to attend an international conference for humanitarian organizations, one of the officials said Saturday. The officials, representing leading Saudi Islamic charities, were consequently unable to attend the Paris Conference for Humanitarian NGOs held Jan. 9-10, said Saleh Al-Wohaibi, head of the World Assembly for Muslim Youth (WAMY).

2003-01-13 00:00:00

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