IPU chief visits Council of Oman

Shaikh Khalid bin Hilal al Maawali, Chairman of the Majlis Ash’shura received Gabriela Cuevas, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Head of the Foreign Relations Committee and Economy and Trade Committee at the Mexican Congress, at Shura premises on Monday. During the meeting, Maawali gave a briefing on Shura and its legislative and oversight powers. The meeting was attended by Shaikh Rashid bin Ahmed al Shamsi, Deputy Chairman of Shura, Mohammed bin Abu Bakar al Ghassani, Deputy Chairman of the Shura and Shaikh Ali bin Nassir al Mahrooqi, Secretary-General. Cuevas also met Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, Chairman of the State Council in his office. The meeting reviewed means of promoting the relations between the Sultanate and Mexico, in addition to discussing scope of cooperation between the State Council and the Inter-Parliamentary Union. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Chairperson of the State Council, and Secretary-General of the State Council. — ONA