Tuesday 30 May 2017 - 4:46 pm

Fri 21-04-2017 19:30 PM

FNC participates in Arab Parliament permanent committees' meetings in Cairo

CAIRO, 21st April, 2017 (WAM) --The Federal National Council's, FNC, Parliamentary Division delegation is participating in the Arab Parliament's four permanent committees' meetings, which began on Friday.

The two-day meetings are held at the headquarters of General Secretariat of the Arab League to prepare for the Arab Parliament session on Monday.

The FNC Parliamentary Division delegation includes Jassim Abdullah Al Naqbi, Member of the Legislative, Legal and Human Rights Committee, Khalid Ali bin Zayed Al Falasi, Member of the Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs, Aisha Salem bin Samnoh, Member of the Committee on Social and Cultural Affairs, Women and Youth, and Mohammed Ahmed Al Yamahi, Member of the Foreign Affairs and Political Affairs and National Security Committee.

Al Naqbi said that during the two-day meetings, the committee would discuss the submitted proposal of Arab Parliament members on an Arab initiative to reject the link between violence and terrorism to Islam and to denounce discriminatory measures against Muslims.

The committee will also discuss the conditions of Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons as well as the reporting mechanism of regional and international human rights organisations in the Arab region. The sub-committee will also review its report on Syrian refugees in Greece.

Samnoh said that the Social and Cultural Affairs, Women and Youth Committee will present a draft document on higher education and scientific research in the Arab world, and another on advancing the Arabic language.

 

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