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Advisory Council Delegation Participates in Arab Parliament Meeting in Cairo Monday

01 July 2018

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A delegation of the Advisory Council (Shura) will take part in the fifth meeting of the second sitting for the second legislative session of the Arab Parliament scheduled to start in Cairo on Monday.

The three-day meeting will discuss developments of the current Arab situation and the continuation of the Arab Parliament's efforts in supporting the pivotal and strategic Arab issues, foremost of which is the Palestinian issue, the developments of the situation in Yemen and lifting the name of Sudan from the list of States sponsoring terrorism.

The four permanent committees of the Arab Parliament will discuss the latest political developments in the Arab world, achievement of food security, attracting Arab capital to the Arab world, the report on human rights situation in the Arab world in 2017, protection of the rights of refugees and displaced Arab women and children and the preservation of Arab monuments.

The specific committees of the Arab Parliament will hold their meetings, in which the Palestine Committee will meet to discuss the plan of action of the Arab Parliament after United States transferred its embassy to Jerusalem and ways to strengthen the resources of the Al Aqsa and Jerusalem funds.

The Committee on the Preparation of an Arab Draft Law on Higher Education and Scientific Research, the Committee of Arab Least Developed Countries, the Human Rights Committee for the Arab World, the Committee for the Review of the Arab Convention for the Suppression of Terrorism and the Committee for the Support of Least Developed Arab Countries will also meet.