Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi- Panel to probe 'incompetence' in Lama's death  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 11/01/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab News) Authorities in Tabuk have set up a high-level committee to investigate the incompetence of official agencies in the case of six-year-old girl Lama Al-Rouqi, who accidentally fell into an abandoned well in Tabuk on Dec. 20.



The committee will look into various aspects of negligence and will come up with recommendations to prevent recurrence of such unfortunate mishaps in future, sources said

The mandate given to the committee includes investigating the agencies responsible for illegal wells, come up with solutions to prevent recurrence of such incidents, and examining permits from the agriculture and water municipalities to dig wells, the sources said



Earlier, Tabuk Gov. Prince Fahd bin Sultan instructed authorities that all possible steps should be taken to bring up the girl's body from the well at the earliest, even as Civil Defense officials managed to retrieve parts of Lama's body on Monday. Workers are continuing with their efforts to retrieve the rest of Lama's body



The unfortunate death of Lama has resulted in authorities launching comprehensive plans to close abandoned and unsafe wells in different parts of the country since open wells are a threat to the lives of children

The Ministry of Water and Electricity found 130,000 abandoned and unlicensed wells across the Kingdom and had fined several people for violating environmental and safety regulations

 






  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 20 2014 - Israel hits Gaza after rocket fireThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Israel and Palestinian militants resumed fire across the Gaza border yesterday, sparking panic across the war-torn enclave and halting truce talks.Gaza witnesses said Israeli ...

 Aug 20 2014 - Qatar- Ashghal slammed over 'project delays'The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Delays in infrastructure projects outside Doha are irritating Qataris and residents who have to put up with long trenches and road diversions on a daily basis, members of the ...

 Aug 20 2014 - Qatar- Don't fall prey to online frauds, says MinistryThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) To combat soaring cybercrimes and online frauds, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) yesterday warned people to remain extra vigilant. People should not fall prey to scams and ...

 Aug 20 2014 - Israel think tank's push to slur QatarThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Amid reports from various quarters that powerful lobbies are making concerted efforts to malign Qatar's international image, a solid proof of the nefarious act has appeared ...

 Aug 20 2014 - China detains Chan's son in anti-drug bustArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) BEIJING: The actor son of Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of ...

 Aug 20 2014 - Washington wins ugly against Johnny Manziel and ClevelandArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) LANDOVER Md.: For anyone curious about the state of the Washington Redskins two games into the preseason and 19 days from the regular season opener they need only refer to the ...

 Aug 20 2014 - De Kock ties record as South Africa beats ZimbabweArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) BULAWAYO: Quinton de Kock tied a One-Day International record as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs on Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series.The 21-year-old ...

 Aug 20 2014 - Verstappen 16 to become youngest F1 driverArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) MILAN: Sixteen-year-old Max Verstappen will become the youngest driver in Formula One history next season after being unveiled as Toro Rosso's new signing.The Dutch teenager son ...

 Aug 20 2014 - Pakistan mourns squash great Hashim KhanArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) KARACHI: Pakistan Tuesday mourned its first-ever world champion in any sport squash star Hashim Khan who died in the United States as former players paid tribute to an all-time ...

 Aug 20 2014 - Suarez pledges to not bite again with BarcelonaArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) BARCELONA Spain: Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him.The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans on Tuesday at an event delayed for more than five ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help