Oman: Majlis session opens

Issue 958 - 14 Nov 2013 | 1 minute read

Oman’s Majlis Al-Shura held the first meeting of the third annual sitting of the fifth term on 3 November at its new building in Al-Bustan. Chairman of the state council Yahya Bin Mahfoudh Al-Manthri noted the technical facilities at the new site, whose world-class standards were provided “in preparation for the next parliamentary phase”. Built by Carillion Alawi, the new building is close to the Ceremonial Palace and ministerial buildings, and overlooks the Gulf of Oman. It houses Majlis Oman – the Majlis Al-Shura and the Majlis Al-Dowla – VIP areas, an information centre and library and associated offices.

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