Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has issued a royal decree, restructuring the kingdom’s Council of Senior Religious Scholars headed by Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh and the Shura Council.
Sheikh Abdallah Al Sheikh has been appointed as the head of the kingdom’s newly restructured Shura Council. The new Shura Council will be made up of 150 members and will serve a four-year term.
Dr. Mishaal bin Fahm Al Salami was named as the Vice President of the Shura Council, while Dr. Hanan bint Abdulrahim bin Mutlaq Al Ahmadi was named Assistant Chairman of the Shura Council.
Under the new royal decrees issued late last night, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman also appointed a new head of the kingdom’s Supreme Court, naming Khalid bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Luhaidan to the position.
The restructured Council of Senior Religious Scholars will be headed by Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al Sheikh. The council itself will be made up of 21 members, including Al Sheikh.