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Saudi Shoura Council reshuffles committees, approves draft agreements

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Wed, 2021-09-29 23:25

RIYADH: The Shoura Council has reshuffled and renamed specialist committees during its 46th session.
According to Article 19 of the Law of the Consultative Council, the council shall form specialist committees from among its members to exercise the powers within its jurisdiction. It may also form other specialist committees to discuss any items on the agenda.
The specialist committees following the reshuffle are: Islamic and Judicial Affairs; Social, Family and Youth Affairs; Administration and Human Resources; Economy and Energy; Security Affairs; Educational and Scientific Research Affairs; Culture, Information, Tourism and Antiquities; Foreign Affairs; Health Affairs; Financial Affairs; Transportation, Communications and Information; Human Rights and Control Commissions; Hajj; Housing and Services; Water, Agriculture, and Environment.

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The committees following the reshuffle are: Islamic and Judicial Affairs; Social, Family and Youth Affairs; Administration and Human Resources; Economy and Energy; Security Affairs; Educational and Scientific Research Affairs; Culture, Information, Tourism and Antiquities; Foreign Affairs; Health Affairs; Financial Affairs; Transportation, Communications and Information; Human Rights and Control Commissions; Hajj; Housing and Services; Water, Agriculture, and Environment.

The council approved a draft memorandum of cooperation in the field of intellectual property between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property and the Intellectual Property Office of the EU.
Four agreements were signed between the Kingdom and Kuwait.
It approved a draft education cooperation agreement that was signed in Riyadh on June 6.
After reviewing the Education and Scientific Research Committee report, it also approved the draft memorandum of cooperation in higher education and scientific research between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. It voted to approve a draft agreement between the two countries on sports and another on youth.

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