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Saudi Arabia Restructures Shura and Senior Scholars Councils

Saudi Arabia Restructures Shura and Senior Scholars Councils

Sunday, 18 October, 2020 - 19:15
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. SPA

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, issued on Sunday a royal order on the reformation of the Senior Scholars Council headed by Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh.


The council includes 20 members.


The royal order also appointed Sheikh Ghaiheb bin Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Ghaihab as an advisor at the Royal Court, at a rank of minister; Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Luhaidan as Chairman of the Supreme Court, at a rank of minister; Dr. Mishaal bin Fahim bin Mohammed Al-Sulami as Vice Speaker of the Shura Council, at a rank of minister, and Dr. Hanan bint Abdurrahim bin Mutlaq Al-Ahmadi as Assistant Speaker of the Shura Council, at a rank of excellence.


King Salman also appointed Sheikh Abdallah Al Sheikh as head of the Shura Council.


He ordered the reformation of the council with 150 members.


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