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Jordan- House starts selecting members of permanent committees

(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Amman, Nov. 19 (Petra)--The Lower House of Parliament on Sunday named five of its 20 permanent committees during a session that was chaired by its speaker Atef Tarawneh.

The House usually forms its committees at the start of the ordinary session, but if no consensus is reached, members of the committees will be selected in a secret balloting.

Each permanent committee has a minimum of five deputies and a maximum of 11 and no MP is allowed to be a member of more that 2 committees. During the session, deputies named the members of the House's legal, economic, investment, education and cultural committees while they elected members of the foreign affairs committee.

During an evening session, the House will continue selecting its permanent committees.

19/11/2017 - 01:50:21 PM


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