2007 News Story

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.