2007 News Story
 

02/25/2007
Shura Council holds ordinary meeting

The Shura (Consultative) Council held an ordinary session in Riyadh today under the chairmanship of Saleh bin Homaid.


During the meeting, the Council approved a national draft plan for communications and information technology. It also began discussing a number of bills on a variety of issues, including the protection of the public utilities system, the extradition of convicted individuals among Gulf Cooperation Council member states, and a Memorandum of Understanding on science and education with India.

In related news, a Shura Council delegation arrived in Al-Aqaba, Jordan today to participate in the 49th Arab Parliamentary Union session, which begins tomorrow.

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