State Council Bureau reviews vital topics

MUSCAT: The State Council Bureau on Tuesday during its meeting reviewed the proposed topics to be discussed at the meeting of the Bureau with the Heads of the Standing Committees of the Council scheduled for March 19. The meeting was chaired by Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Mantheri, Chairman of the State Council. The Bureau was briefed regarding the report on the 11th periodic meeting of the heads of the Gulf Legislative Councils held in Kuwait and presented by Shaikh Khalid bin Saif al Ghafri, as well as the report on the Conference of the Union of Councils of the Member States of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation held in Tehran.
The meeting also noted the reports pertaining to the Omani cultural exhibition which was held at the European Parliament in Brussels and the report on the meeting of the Working Group on Mechanisms for Empowering Women to become Elected Councils with the Follow-up Committee for the Implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The Council also reviewed the follow-up report on the implementation of the decisions taken at its previous meeting, as well as a follow-up report on the activities of the committees.