Shura mem­ber elected Arab Parliament’s new vice-pres­i­dent

Oman Daily Observer - - INSIDEOMAN - STAFF RE­PORTER MUS­CAT, DEC 8

Members of State Coun­cil and Ma­jlis Ash’shura along with their peers in Arab Parliament voted to re-elect Dr Me­shaal bin Fahmy al Salami, from Saudi Ara­bia, as Pres­i­dent of the Arab Parliament, on Satur­day in Cairo.

Shaikh Rashid bin Ahmed al Shamsi, Mem­ber of Ma­jlis Ash’shura, was newly elected to the po­si­tion of vice-pres­i­dent.

Ab­dul­rah­man Mo­hammed Ali Saeed of Su­dan was elected as sec­ond deputy and Adel al Asoumi of Bahrain and Saad al Ja­mal of Egypt as the fourth deputy speaker of the Arab Parliament. The four per­ma­nent com­mit­tees of the Arab Parliament were re­con­sti­tuted.

Dr Al Salami, Pres­i­dent of the Arab Parliament, de­liv­ered a speech af­ter the elec­tion of the new Arab Parliament, in which he stressed the role of the Arab Parliament to pro­mote Arab sol­i­dar­ity, and sup­port the Pales­tinian cause.

He em­pha­sised that the Arab Parliament will work with the Arab coun­tries and sup­port their ef­forts in the war on ter­ror­ism and work to main­tain Arab na­tional se­cu­rity and sup­port political so­lu­tions to ad­dress the in­ter­nal con­flicts ex­pe­ri­enced by some Arab coun­tries, and sup­port Arab in­te­gra­tion in the eco­nomic and so­cial.

The four per­ma­nent com­mit­tees of the Arab Parliament will re­sume their meetings in ac­cor­dance with its new com­po­si­tion on Sun­day and Mon­day.

The Arab Parliament’s of­fice will hold a meeting on Mon­day to ap­prove the agen­das of the sec­ond and third ses­sions of the third ses­sion of the Arab Parliament. The third ses­sion of the Arab Parliament, which will be held on Tues­day.

From State Coun­cil, Musal­lam bin Ali al Mashani was elected as the mem­ber of the for­eign af­fairs and se­cu­rity com­mit­tee; Khamis bin Said al Su­laimi, mem­ber of so­cial af­fairs, ed­u­ca­tion; Shaikh Al Shamsi, mem­ber of the eco­nomic and fi­nan­cial af­fairs com­mit­tee; and Shaikh Salim bin Ali al Kaabi, mem­ber of the Ma­jlis Ash’shura, mem­ber of the leg­isla­tive Com­mit­tee and hu­man rights of the Arab parliament.

Musal­lam bin Ali al Maashani with Dr Me­shaal bin Fahmy al Salami, Pres­i­dent of the Arab Parliament.

Shaikh Rashid bin Ahmed al Shamsi

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