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SAUDI ARABIA
Majlis Ash-Shura (Consultative Council)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Majlis Ash-Shura / Consultative Council Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 2003 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Abdullah Al Sheikh (M) 

Notes Appointed on 28 Feb.2009.
Secretary General Mohammed Abdullah Al-Amer (M) 
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 151 / 151
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 30 (19.87%)
Mode of designation appointed 151
Notes 150 members and the Speaker, appointed by the King.

The Royal Order issued on 11 January 2013 provided that women shall be represented in the Council at a minimum level of 20% of its 150 members, i.e. 30 women.
Term 4 years
Last renewal dates 15 January 2013
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Majlis Ash-Shura
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -Riyadh-
AL-Yamamh Palace
code No. 11212
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Phone (966 11) 482 16 66
Fax (966 11) 212 01 62
E-mail sg_office@shura.gov.sa
webmaster@shura.gov.sa
Website http://www.shura.gov.sa/

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