2005 News Story

Shura Council to participate in New York conference

The Consultative Council (Majlis Al-Shura) will participate in the second international conference of parliamentary speakers in New York on September 7 to 9, 2005 with a delegation led by Assistant Chairman Dr Salih bin Saud Al-Ali. The conference will review a number of topics including the role of parliaments in enhancing international cooperation to realize security and peace, and in preserving human rights as well as promoting democracy.

The conference is held every five years with the participation of speakers of the parliaments of member states of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), of which the Shura Council is a member.