No.52/ No. 01

25-Dec.-2000/1 Jan. 2001


Amir Announces Plans For Two-Chamber Parliamentary System In Transition To Monarchy

The Amir of Bahrain, Shaikh Hamad bin 'Isa Al Khalifa, in a speech to mark the islands national day on 16 December, announced plans for the establishment of a two-chamber parliamentary system to reflect the democratic and constitutional developments in the world. The members of one chamber will be elected directly and freely by the citizens to carry out...