Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1544903907583512400Sat, 2018-12-15 22:58
JEDDAH: Saudi Shoura Council Speaker Sheikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Asheikh received the Arab Parliamentary Unions (AMU) “Parliamentary Excellence” award on Saturday in Cairo.
This was announced during a meeting of the executive committee of the union at its 24th session chaired by Ahmed Raslan, chairman of the Committee on Arab Affairs.
The AMU award is a recognition of Saudi Arabias constructive role in the region and its support for the Arab countries in various fields under the leadership of King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Saudi Shoura Council consists of a Speaker and 150 council members, among them scholars, educators, specialists and prominent members of society with expertise in their respective fields, chosen by the King and serving a four-year term. The council convenes its sessions in the capital of Riyadh, as well as in other locations in the Kingdom as the king deems appropriate.