The Shura Council held its first meeting of the 48th ordinary session under the chairmanship of the eldest member HE Yousif bin Mohammed Yousif Al Obaidan.
At the outset of the meeting, HE Secretary-General of the Council's Fahd bin Mubarak Al Khayareen read out the Decree No. 41 of 2019 calling upon the Shura Council to convene its regular 48th session.
Then HE Al Obaidan delivered a speech welcoming the council members wishing them success in their duties and in serving the people of the State of Qatar under the wise leadership of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.
He called upon the council to elect a speaker of the Council, according to the provisions of Article 9 of the council's Rules of Procedure.
The Council has unanimously re-elected HE Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud as the Speaker of the Shura Council and HE Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Sulaiti as Deputy Speaker.
HE Rashid bin Hamad Al Meadadi and HE Hadi bin Saeed Al Khayareen were elected as observers to the council.