A group of law students, supervised by Head of Department, Dr. Khalid Alhabshan, visited on Tuesday 28-11-2017 the Shoura Council as part of the Law Club extra-curricular activities plan of visits to key institutions in Riyadh and Saudi Arabia.
HE Dr. Fahad Hamoud Alanazi, Member of Economy and Power Committee at the Shoura Council, welcomed the group and gave them an overview of the history of the council, its role in the legislative life in the Kingdom, the work mechanisms and procedures.
The students then took a tour around the Shoura Council premises, visiting the library that hosts 39k books at the disposal of the council members, Al-Andalusiya Hall, the Main Hall, where the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques gives the annual royal speech, and finally the television broadcast studio.
After the tour, the students headed back to the Main Hall to attend, as listeners, the weekly session of the council and learn about the official procedures of the council deliberations.
At the end of their visit, Alhabshan expressed his thanks and appreciation to Mr. Ghannam Almutairi, PR team member and the women PR team at the council for their efforts in organizing the visit, which was a unique opportunity to educate the students about the most important legislative institution in the Kingdom and helped enhance their sense of national pride and love of the country. He also asked the PR team to convey Al Yamamah’s appreciation to the council presidency and to the Council President, HE Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-alshaikh, for giving the students this opportunity to visit the council and learn about it.