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Shura Council approves disabled welfare bill

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) today approved the disabled welfare bill, which will now go to the Council of Ministers for final ratification. The session was attended by Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Society for Disabled Children Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz.
Also approved at today's session was the anti-terrorism treaty of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC). During Sunday's meeting, the Shura Council approved a bill on traffic regulations, imposing fines for not using driver and front passenger seat-belts and for not equipping vehicles with child safety seats.