Sultanate Wins Vice Chairman of WSPU Executive Committee

Bangkok, The Sultanate won the seat of the

Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee of the World Scout

Parliamentary Union (WSPU), represented by Sheikh Taher bin

Mabkhout al-Junaibi, Member of Majlis A’Shura, Representative of the

Wilayat of Duqm. This came during the ninth session of the WSPU’s

General Assembly in Bangkok, which was held under the title “The

Role of the Parliament in Supporting Scout Movement Towards Goals

of Sustainable Development”.

The Sultanate’s winning the seat of Vice Chairman of the WSPU

this year comes in appreciation of its efforts in supporting youth issues

and confirm the great confidence in its ability to contribute in the

Union’s efforts and supporting its orientations.

The WSPU aims at creating an effective force to serve youth

around the world by enacting legislations on education, training,

rehabilitation, job creation, combating poverty and terrorism, rejecting

extremism and intolerance, besides instilling good principles among

youths, and promoting a culture of volunteerism in the society to serve

the humanity.

The WSPU was established in South Korea in 1991, including

more than 80 countries up to now.

Source: Oman News Agency