Representatives Council Services Committee holds meeting

The Representatives Council Services Committee held today its 20th meeting in the fourth annual regular session of the fifth legislative term, under the chairmanship of MP Ahmed Al Ansari, and in the presence of the committee members.

 

The committee discussed in its meeting, which was attended by the Information Minister and representatives of Bahrain Journalists Association (BJA), a draft law to amend some provisions of Decree-Law (47) of 2002 regarding the regulation of press, printing and publication, accompanying Decree (77) of 2021.

 

During the meeting, the opinion of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee and the visions of the Information Ministry, the National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), BJA and Al-Ayam newspaper were brought under the spotlight.

 

MP Ahmed Al Ansari said the committee agreed with the government on the draft law, and also listened to the proposals of BJA and decided to postpone the issue to study these proposals.

 

Source: Bahrain News Agency

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