2005 News Story
 

02/01/2005
Mayors not allowed to run for municipal elections

The Board of Grievances for Riyadh Province has endorsed the decision of the committee supervising the upcoming election for the province’s municipal councils, to prohibit mayors and their deputies from running for these elections. This decision, ruled the Board, is supported by a regulation stipulating that mayors and deputy mayors are security officers and accordingly prohibited from assuming any public office or taking up private employment.


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