The Joint Committee of the Shura Council comprised of its Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee and its Cultural and Information Affairs Committee held a meeting today. The meeting was chaired by its Rapporteur H. E. Mr. Nasser Bin Rashid Bin Sarea Al- Kaabi.
The Joint Committee continued to examine a draft law regulating the press, publication, publishing, media activities, and arts.
The draft law includes 74 articles and has provisions regulating journalism and media, publishing houses, and the distribution of publications, movie theaters, private broadcast stations, advertising, public relations, and media services offices. The committee decided to resume studying the draft law at its next meeting.