2004 News Story

Kingdom's municipal election plans nearly completed

Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Prince Met'eb bin Abdulaziz said today that municipal election plans are nearly completed. Election of municipal councils, he explained, is part of a progressive reform agenda approved by the cabinet last October , and committees tasked with setting up procedures and mechanisms for implementing the electoral process are in the final stages. The date set for the elections will be announced shortly.

[See also  current press release, and  press release, 10/13/03 ]