2000 News Story

Shura Council discusses draft environment bill

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) today discussed the draft environment bill submitted by the health and environment committee and based on a study conducted by the Meteorology and Environment Protection Agency (MEPA). Present as observers were representatives from the National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development (NCWCD), the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu, the Ministry of Agriculture and Water, and the Ministry of Industry and Electricity, as well as a number of high-ranking officials from a number of other government environment-related bodies.