Numbers of members of Senior Ulema Panel announced
29th May 2001
The number of members of the senior religious scholars panel
should not be less than eleven and not exceed twenty one, as per a
Royal Decree issued here today.
The Decree, issued by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King
Fahd bin Abdul Aziz in Jeddah, also said the term of office of the
panel's members, except its chairman, should not exceed four years
unless extended by a Royal Decree.
With the exception of the chairman of the panel, the duration of
membership of current members will expire after four years from the
date of the issuance of this order unless a Royal Decree extends it,
the decree said.