2004 News Story

Local committees formed for second round of municipal elections

Minister of Municipal and Rural Affairs Prince Me’teb bin Abdulaziz has issued directives for the formation of local supervisory committees for municipal council elections in the Eastern Province and the provinces of Baha, Asir, Najran and Jizan. These committees will, among other things, supervise the implementation of rules, regulations and instructions organizing the electoral process; supervise candidates' electoral campaigns; receive the results of final polls from the specializing committees; and submit these results to the General Election Committee. The committees shall hold regular meetings at least once a week; committee chairmen may call extraordinary meetings if needed.