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 WSPU was established in South Korea in 1991, including
more than 80 countries up to now.
Source: Oman News Agency