2007 News Story

Shura Council holds weekly meeting

The Shura (Consultative) Council met in Riyadh today. In the meeting, which was chaired by Vice Chairman Mahmoud Taybah, the Council approved a draft agreement on the overland transport of passengers and goods between Saudi Arabia and Turkey. The Council also approved the allocation of funds for the construction of new courthouses as well as a draft agreement on trade among Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) member countries.