2006 News Story

Shura Council requests full report on Egyptian ferry disaster

The Shura Council held a regular session today, presided over by Vice Chairman Mahmoud Taybah. The Council requested that all concerned government departments submit a full report on the tragedy of the Egyptian ferry Al-Salam 98, which sank in the Red Sea Feb. 3.

The Council also completed discussion of a 17-article draft regulation on international organizations based in the Kingdom.