2005 News Story

Shura Council holds regular meeting

Dr Saleh bin Homaid chaired yesterday’s regular meeting of the Shura Council. During the meeting, the Council approved a regulation to extend insurance protection to cover citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries that are working in GCC countries. There are approximately 18,000 Saudi nationals working in GCC countries other than the Kingdom, while around 600 citizens of other GCC countries work in Saudi Arabia. The Council also approved recommendations to improve operations of the Ministry of Civil Service, the Ministry of Culture and Information and the Irrigation and Drainage Board in Al-Ahsa.