2001 News Story

Foreign dignitaries attend Shura Council meeting

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) held its regular meeting today under the chairmanship of Sheikh Muhammad bin Jubair, and discussed the car-fleet transportation of pilgrims at the holy sites during Hajj and the proposal to replace the existing system with shareholding companies.  The meeting was attended by foreign guests who are in the Kingdom for the annual Festival of Culture and Heritage at Jenadriyah, including a delegation from the Senate of Canada.