kingdom of Saudi arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs Information News Leadership News & Statements Cutodian of the Two Holy Mosques Issues Two Royal Orders Cutodian of the Two Holy Mosques Issues Two Royal Orders Last updated: 1/13/2013 12:34 PM Page Image Image CaptionThe Custodian of the Two Holy Mosqes Page Content Two royal orders, amending the Shura Council system and forming a new chamber for four Hijra years, starting the expiration of the term of office of the current Shura Council, have been issued here today.According to the Royal Order, the Shura Council will be consisting of its Speaker and 150 members, all to be chosen by the King according to their knowledge, experience and profession, provided that women would be represented in the Council with no less than 20% of its members."After having reviewed the Governance Statute and the Shura Council's system and regulations and consulting with a big number of Ulema, members and non-members of the Senior Ulema Commission, who passed a proposal on the participation of women in the Shura Council in accordance with Sharia laws, a course we are not going to divert from a hairsbreadth as it is considered the pillar base of this nation laid by its founder late King Abdulaziz, and as per the interests of the public, we have ordered the amendment of the Third Article of the Shura Council system to read as follows:"The Shura Council will be formed of a Speaker and 150 members, to be selected by the King according to their knowledge, experience and profession, provided that women would be represented in the Council with no less than 20% of its members. A royal order will designate the members' rights, duties and other things", the Royal Order said."Article 22 of the Regulations of the Shura Council will read as follows:Each of the sub-committees of the Shura Council will be formed by the Shura Council itself of a number of members no less than five. They will be chosen by the Shura Council, naming the committee's Chairman and deputy, and taking into consideration the needs of the committee and the profession of each committee member as well as the participation of women in the committees.The Shura Council will have the right to form ad hoc committees to study specific issues. Each committee is allowed to form from among its members a sub-committe or more to study a specific issue.Women, selected as members of the Shura Council, will enjoy full rights of memebrship, be committed to their duties, responsibilites and assume their jobs.As per the introduction of this order, women, who are members of the Shura Council, will be asked to strictly follow the Islamic Sharia regulations, without any kind of violation, including the Shraia head and face covers (Hijab). In particular, the following points should be observed:1- A special seating place will be allocated for women of the Shura Council, a special entrace and exit to and from the Council main hall will also be constructed and all relevant things in complete non-touch with men.2- Special places will be allotted for women, guaranteering complete isolation from those allotted for men, including special offices for them and for their workers and helpers, e.g. special appliances and services and prayer places.This order should be carried with immediate effect", the Royal Order said.According to the Royal Order, the new Shura Council, will be formed from Sheikh Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Al-Sheikh, Speaker of the Shura Council. Following are the members, who will serve for four Hijra years, starting from the date of the expiration of the term of office of the current Shura Council which was formed upon the Royal Order No. A/15 dated 19/2/1430 H.:1- Dr. / Mohammed bin Ameen bin Ahmed Al-Jeffery, Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council2- Dr./ Fahhad bin Mu'tad bin Shafaq Al-Hamad, Assistant Speaker of the Shura Council3- Mr./Ibrahim bin Abdulrahman bin Sulaiman Al-Bilaihi4-/ Dr. Ibrahim bin abdullah in Mohammed Albrahim5-/ Dr. Ibrhaim bin Mohammed bin Abdullah Abu Abat6-/ Mr. Ahmed bin Ibrahim bin Meen Al-Hakami7-/ Dr. Ahmed bin Saad bin Ahmed Al Mifreh8-/ Dr. Ahmed bin Omer bin Mohammed Al Aqeel Al-Zaylaee9- Dr./ Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Aboush Al-Ghamdi10- Dr./ Ahmed bin Mahdi bin Mohammed Al-Shuwaikhat11- Mr. / Osama bin Ali bin Majed Gabbani12- Dr. / Elham bint Mahjoub bin Ahmed Hasanain13- Dr./ Amal bint Salamah bin Sulaiman Al-Shaman14- Eng. / Thamer bin Abdulmohsen bin Musaed Al-Ginawe15- Dr./ Thamer bin Nasser bin Fahd bin Ghyshayan16- Dr. / Thuraya bint Ahmed bin Obeid bin Mohammed Obeid17- Dr. / Thuraya bint Ibrahim bin Hussein Al-Areedh18- Mr. / Jubran bin Hamid bin Ali Dubraha Al-Gahtani19- Dr. / Jebreel bin Hasan bin Mohammed Areeshi20- Dr. / Al-Jawharah bint Ibrahim bin Mohammed Bu-Besht21- Dr./ Hatem bin Hasan bin Hamza Abu-Hussein Al-Marzooqi22- Dr./ Hamed bin Dhafi bin Mohammed Al-Warda Al-Sharari23- Dr./ Hussam bin Abdulmohsen bin Abdulaziz Al-Anqari24- Dr./ Hamad bin Ayedh bin Mohammed bin Hamad Al Fahhad25- Maj. Gen. Eng. Staff Pilot/ Hamad bin Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al-Husoon26- Dr./ Hamdah bint Khalaf bin Miqbel Al-Enzy27- Sheikh Dr. / Hamza bin Hussein bin Hamza Al-Fa'ar Al-Shareef28- Dr./ Hanan bint Abdulraheem bin Mutlaq Al-Ahmadi29- Dr./ Hayat bint Sulaiman bin Hasan Sindi30- Dr./ Khalid bin Ibrahim bin Abdulrahman Al-Awwad31- Dr./ Khalid bin Saad bin Abdulaziz bin Saeed32- His Highness Dr./ Khalid bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Miqren Al-Mashari Al Saud33- Dr./ Khalid bin Abdulmohsen bin Mohammed Al-Mehaisen34- Dr./ Khalid bin Mohammed bin Ali Al-Saif35- Dr./ Khalid bin Mansour bin Nasser Al-Aqeel36- H.E. Dr./ Khader bin Olayan bin Ali Al-Qurashi37- Mr./ Khalifa bin Ahmed bin Rashed Al-Dosary38- Mr./ Dr. Khalil bin Abdulfattah bin Khalil Kurdi39- Dr./ Khola bint Sami bin Saleem Al-Keraia40- Dr. / Dalal bint Mekhled bin Jahez Al-Harbi41- Dr. / Rashed bin Hamad bin Rashed Al-Katheeri42- Dr./ Zuhair bin Fahd bin Jaber Al-Harthi43- Dr./ Zainet bint Muthanna bin Abduou Abu-Taleb44- Her Royal Highness Princess/ Sarrah bint Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud45- Dr./ Salem bin Ali bin Salem Al-Gahtani46- Dr./ Sami bin Mohammed bin Hussein Zaidan47- Dr./ Sattam bin Saud bin Abdullah Linjawe48- Dr./ Saad bin Abdulrahamn bin Mohammed Al-Bazaaee49- Dr./ Saad bin Mohammed bin Ahmed Mareq Assiri50- Dr./ Saadoon bin Saad bin Saadoon Al-Saadoon51- Dr./ Saud bin Humaid bin Remaizan Al-Sybaiee52- Mr./ Saud bin Abdulrahamn bin Rashed Al-Shammari53- Dr./ Saeed bin Abdullah bin Isa Alsheikh54- Dr./ Sultan bin Hasan bin Sultan Al-Sultan55- Dr./ Salwa bint Abdullah bin Fahad Al-Hazaa56- H.E. Mr./ Sulaiman bin Saad bin Abdulrahman Al-Homaid57 - Sheikh / Suleiman bin Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Majid58 - Mr. / Saleh bin Hasan bin Abdullah Al-Afaleq59 - Mr. / Saleh bin Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al-Hemaidi60 - Mr. / Saleh bin Eid bin Hamdan Al-Hussaini61 - Dr. / Sadagah bin Yahya bin Hamza Fadil62 - Dr. / Tareq bin Ali bin Hasan Fada'ak63 - Mr. / Azeb bin Saeed bin Ali Al Mosbel64 - Dr. / Abdulrahman bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Heijan65 - Mr. / Abdulrahman bin Rashid bin Abdulrahman Al-Rashid66 - H.E. Dr. / Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz bin Ahmed Al-Swailem67 - H.E. Mr. / Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen bin Abdullah Al-Abdulkadir68 - Dr. / Abdulrahman bin Nasser bin Saleem Al-Atwi69 - Mr. / Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim bin Saad Al-Hadlaq70 - Dr. / Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Hargan71 - Maj. Gen. Dr./ Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim bin Abdullah Al-Saab72 - Dr. / Abdulaziz bin Adeeb bin Hasan Taher73 - Brig. Gen. Dr. Eng. / Abdulaziz bin Turki bin Abdullah Al-Otaishan74 - Dr. / Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman bin Mugbil Al-Shamekh75 - Mr. / Abdulaziz bin Abdulkarim bin Abdulaziz Al-Issa76 - Dr. / Abdulaziz bin Gablan bin Maqbool Al-Srani77 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Ibrahim bin Abdullah Al-Askar78 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Fifi79 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Homoud bin Humaid Al-Lahibi Al-Harbi80 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Zabin bin Eid Al-Otaibi81 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Salim bin Jaber Al-Ma'atani82 - Eng. / Abdullah bin Saleh bin Mohammed Al-Nujaidi83 - Maj. Gen. Staff Pilot / Abdullah bin Abdulkarim bin Abdullah Al-Saadoun84 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Ali bin Mohammed Al-Munif85 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Muharib bin Sehan Al-Thofiri86 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Jegiman87 - Mr. / Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Nasser88 - Dr. / Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saleh Nassif89 - Ambassador Dr. / Abdulmohsen bin Fahd bin Mark Al-Mark90 - Dr. / Adnan bin Ahmed bin Hasan Al-Bar91 - Mr. / Assaf bin Salim bin Faisal Abu Thnain92 - Dr. / Atallah bin Ahmed bin Muslim Abu Hassan93 - Mr. / Atta bin Hamoud bin Atta Al-Subeiti94 - Dr. / Ali bin Saad bin Ibrahim Al-Tokhais95 - Dr. / Ali bin Abdulkarim bin Nasser Al Thuwaini96 - Dr. / Ali bin Abdullah bin Saeed Mughram Al-Ghamdi97 - Maj. Gen./ Ali bin Mohammed bin Fahd Al-Tamimi98 - Mr. / Ali bin Nasser bin Dahash Al-Wazzrah99 - Dr. / Amr bin Ibrahim bin Bakr Rajab100 - Dr. / Awad bin Khzeim bin Ali Al Suroor Al-Asmari101 - Sheikh / Isa bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Ghaith102 - Dr. / Ghazi bin Faisal bin Saeed Mohammed bin Zagr103 - Dr. / Fatima bint Mohammed bin Mohsen Al Saeed Al-Qarni104 - Dr. / Faleh bin Mohammed bin Faleh Al-Saghayer105 - Dr. / Fayez bin Abdullah bin Ali Al-Shihri106 - Dr. / Fadwa bint Salamah bin Odeh Abu Marifah107 - Dr. / Fardous bint Saud bin Mohammed Al-Saleh108 - Dr. / Fahd bin Hamoud bin Saleh Al-Faqiri Al-Enezi109 - Dr. / Lubna bint Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al-Tayeb Al-Ansari110 - Dr. / Latifa bint Othman bin Ibrahim Al-Shaalan111 - Dr. / Majed bin Abdullah bin Ibrahim Al-Muneef112 - Dr. / Mohsen bin Ali bin Fares bin Hussein Al-Hazmi113 - Mr. / Mohammed bin Hamid bin Ahmed Al-Nagadi114 - Mr. / Mohammed bin Dakhil bin Abedrabbo Al-Suhaimi Al-Mutairi115 - Sheikh / Mohammed bin Saad bin Abdullah Al-Sa'adan116 - Dr. / Mohammed bin Saeed bin Ahmed Al Ahmed Al-Qahtani117 - Sheikh / Mohammed bin Saleh bin Ali Al-Dehaim118 - Dr. / Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al Naji Al-Qahtani119 - Brig. Gen.Staff / Mohammed bin Faisal bin Jaber Abu Sag120 - Mr. / Mohammed bin Murshid bin Rashid Al-Rehaily121 - Dr. / Mohammed bin Mehdi bin Abdulmohsen Al-Khunaizi122 - Mr. / Mohammad Reza bin Mansour bin Hasan Nasrallah123 - Dr. / Mahmoud bin Mohammed bin Mustafa Al-Bedaiwi124 - Dr. / Mastourah bint Obaid bin Lafi Al-Husseini Al-Shammari125 - Dr. / Mishaal bin Fehem bin Mohammed Al-Sulami126 - Dr. / Mustafa bin Mohammed Al-Hassan bin Mohammed Al-Idrisi127 - Eng. / Mufreh bin Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Saher Al-Zahrani128 - Dr. / Mufleh bin Dgyeman bin Sebeel Al-Rashidi129 - Mr. / Mansour bin Saad bin Fahd Al-Kredes130 - Dr. / Muna bint Abdullah bin Saeed Al Mushayt131 - Dr. / Muna bint Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Dosari132 - Dr. / Moafig bin Fawaz bin Hallaf Al-Ruwaili133 - Her Royal Highness Princess / Moudi bint Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud134 - Dr. / Moudi bint Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al-Dugaither135 - Dr. / Nasser bin Rajeh bin Mohammed Al-Tobi Al-Shahrani136 - Sheikh Dr./ Nasser bin Zaid bin Nasser bin Dawood137 - Dr. / Nasser bin Ali bin Abdullah Al-Mousa138 - Maj. Gen. Eng./ Nasser bin Ghazi bin Nasser Al-Shaibani Al-Otaibi139 - Mr. / Nayef bin Marzouq bin Manea Al-Fahhadi140 - Dr. / Nihad bint Mohammed Saeed bin Ahmed Al-Jeshi141 - Dr. / Nawaf bin Bedah bin Abdullah Al-Faghm142 - Dr. / Nora bint Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak143 - Dr. / Nora bint Abdullah bin Ibrahim Al-Asqah144 - Dr. / Nora bint Abdullah bin Abdulrahman Al-Adwan145 - Mr. / Hashim bin Ali bin Hamzah Al-Rajeh146 - Dr. / Hani bin Yusuf bin Ibrahim Khashogji147 - Mr. / Huda bint Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Halisi148 - Dr. / Hia bint Abdulaziz bin Nasser Al-Manea149 - Dr. / Wafa bint Mahmoud bin Abdullah Taibah150 - Dr. / Yahya bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Samaan.The Order issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdualziz Al Saud instructed the Speaker of Shura Council to implement this order with immediate effect.