The 1/8/2011 Arab News includes a story about whether or not the Shoura Council has received the petition signed by 100 signatories in favor of allowing women to drive. One of the signers, journalist Jamal Banoun, expresses his frustration that the issue hasn't appeared on the agenda for upcoming meetings. However, apparently issues raised via petition are sent to one committee and then put on the agenda. Hopefully it will become clear that the issue is on its way to being slated for discussion.
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