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Omanis vote for consultative council

female members.   The Majlis ash-Shura, which has a four-year term, can question ministers ...      According to  AFP , 21 women are among 631 candidates vying for seats on the Majlis ash-Shura, or Consultative Council, in only the second election open to all citizens over 21. Out of the 102 ...

17/05/2010 - 21:43 - comment 0

Political Climate

In 1991, the Sultan established a fifty-nine seat Consultative Council, or Majlis Ash-Shura, which replaced ...

16/08/2010 - 00:11 - comment 0

Current Political Climate of Oman

or Majlis Ash-Shura, which replaced an older advisory body. The Government selects council members from ...

16/08/2010 - 00:12 - comment 0

Should the GCC's new year's resolution be throwing energy subsidies out the window?

in a highly gradual and phased manner, say experts. In August 2013, a committee constituted by the Majlis Ash’shura declared that it would not recommend any repeal of government subsidies on fuel ...

02/01/2014 - 05:01 - comment 0