NO. 34


Saudi Arabia

Fayez Badr Of Saudi Seaports Authority Relieved Of Duties

King Fahd ibn 'Abd al-'Aziz of Saudi Arabia on 15 May issued a royal decreerelieving Dr. Fayez Badr, Minister of State and Chairman of Saudi Arabia'sSeaports Authority, of his duties for health reasons.

Dr. Badr, who has headed the Seaports Authority since its establishment in1976, has played a major role in streamlining operations in Saudi ports anddramatically reducing the severe congestion...