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SAUDI ARABIA
Majlis Ash-Shura (Shura Council)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name (generic / translated) Majlis Ash-Shura / Shura 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, re-appointed on 11 Jan. 2013 and on 2 Dec. 2016.
Secretary General (vacant)  
Notes 2 Dec. 2016 -
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 2 December 2016 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 2 December 2016
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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/

This page was last updated on 13 December 2016
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