Sunday, March 29, 2009

what refroms

"Prince Nayef, believed to be 75, is perceived as one of the most conservative forces in the kingdom and an opponent of reforms that may reduce the clout of both the monarchy and the religious establishment in the kingdom, the world's leading oil exporter. He told reporters earlier this week that he does not see a need either for women to be members of a quasi-parliament or elections to its membership." (thanks Saeed)