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Shura Council approves new ad hoc committees

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) held its regular weekly meeting today under the chairmanship of Sheikh Muhammad Ibn Jubair, and approved the formation of eight new ad hoc committees, each of which will meet twice a week for the duration of the first session of the second term of the Council.  The committees are:

1. The committee for organization and administration.
2. The committee for education, culture and information affairs.
3. The committee for Islamic affairs.
4. The committee for services and public utilities.
5. The committee for health and social affairs.
6. The committee for foreign affairs.
7. The committee for security affairs.
8. The committee for economic and financial affairs.