1999 News Story

Shura Council meeting

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) held a regular meeting today under the chairmanship of Sheikh Muhammad Bin Ibrahim Bin Jubair, and discussed regulations dealing with water management in municipalities, villages and rural centers. An agreement was reached to amend the regulations presented by the Ministry of Interior on the issue of penalties for misuse of this vital resource.  An amendment presented by the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs on water projects in small towns and rural centers that lack departments for water management was referred to an ad hoc committee to clarify the matter.