2001 News Story

Shura Council discusses postal service, irrigation

During its regular session yesterday, the Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) affirmed its endorsement of privatization of the postal service, and stressed the importance of developing express mail to be competitive both domestically and internationally. The Council further recommended that a study be carried out to evaluate the activities of the authority concerned with irrigation and drainage, in view of the possibility of privatization of some of its projects.