Shoura asked to study plea to keep shops open during prayer times


Saudi Gazette report

Riyadh —
The Shoura Council is studying a recommendation to keep shops open during prayer times, Assistant Chairman of the Council Dr. Yahya Al-Samaan was quoted as saying in a section of the Arabic press on Sunday.

He said there are certain conditions for taking up the recommendation for study. It should not clash with any previous recommendations or decisions.

A special 5-member committee is being selected to study this proposal.