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TRANSLATED: Saudi Shura Council to vote Monday on merging Vice and Virtue police with Ministry of Islamic Affairs

Translated today by our, in part below:

On September 21, the Al-Sharq daily carried the following report: “Well-informed sources revealed that the Saudi Shura Council will be voting this coming Monday on merging the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice with the Ministry of Islamic Affairs. The sources said that the individuals who recommended this merger, Ata al-Sebeiti, Latifa Shaalan, and Ali al-Tamimi, clang to their recommendation despite the attempts of the Islamic and Judicial Affairs committee to dissuade them.

“The sources believe that the recommendations that will be filed by the committee for voting on Monday are “very weak” and “separated from reality and the developments mainly the committee’s new organization that was achieved through a resolution by the council of ministers” in addition to “…not matching the vision 2030” because it relies on general ideas and on courtesy…”


Written by nickbiddlenoe

September 22, 2017 at 7:37 pm

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