13 December, 2019
Article length: 96 words
UAE/Sharjah: Ruler opens consultative council
Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi opened the tenth legislative chapter of the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) on 5 December, presiding over the swearing-in of the 50 council members. During the session that followed, Ali Mehid Al-Suwaidi was elected as assembly chairman, with Hanan Rashid Al-Jarwan as vice-chairman. Seven standing committees were also formed to oversee different policy areas. Also there for the opening of the council were Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al-Qasimi and Deputy Ruler Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Bin Sultan Al-Qasimi.