RIYADH: Gen. Saeed bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani, assistant interior minister for operations affairs and general supervisor of public security, on Tuesday gave assurances that security forces will provide a safe Hajj pilgrimage.
He gave the assurance while chairing the first meeting of commanders of Hajj security forces in Makkah. Stressing the importance of security in a mass gathering such as Hajj, Al-Qahtani said the safety of pilgrims is the most important guideline to be followed by security forces, which should provide them with the best service and do so with a sense of dedication.
He stressed the importance of early preparation and cooperation in accordance with the Hajj security plan.
The commander of Hajj security forces, Gen. Khalid Al-Harbi, said it is their duty to serve pilgrims with a sense of devotion and loyalty to Allah.