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Saudi Arabia’s 'Mishaal Al-Salami' Elected Arab Parliament Speaker

Saudi Arabia’s 'Mishaal Al-Salami' Elected Arab Parliament Speaker

Sunday, 9 December, 2018 - 07:15
Dr. Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami - AAWSAT AR
Cairo - Asharq Al-Awsat
Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council member, Dr. Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami, has been re-elected uncontested to his post as Speaker of Parliament.

The special session of the Arab Parliament to hold elections for the post of Speaker of Parliament was held at the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Arab League in the Egyptian capital in Cairo.

Following his election, the Speaker of the Arab Parliament thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Royal Highness the Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers, and Minister of Defense, and Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir for the great support for the Kingdom's candidate for the post of Speaker of the Arab Parliament.

He also added that the Palestinian cause is a top priority, and during the last two years, the Palestine committee was formed and action plans were formulated to address a number of related issues, including Jerusalem, the Israeli barrier and repeated attacks against the Palestinian people.

He also said that the second important issue is combating terrorism in all its forms, pointing out that Arab communities are exposed to many threats from terrorist groups that threaten their security and safety.

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