Shura Council approves vocational training agreements with Italy and the UK

April 27, 2008

The Shura (Consultative) Council held a regular session in Riyadh today under the chairmanship of Dr. Saleh bin Homaid.

During the session, the Council approved draft Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on vocational training cooperation with Italy and the United Kingdom.

On domestic issues, the Council approved a national response plan to radiation and nuclear emergencies and authorized an amendment to the regulation on combating narcotics and psychotropic substances.