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Muslim Brotherhood "Shura" leader elected

[5/27/2012 12:00:00 AM]

AMMONNEWS - Shura (Consultative) Council of the Jordan Muslim Brotherhood (MB) on Thursday elected Nawaf Obidat by acclimation, as a new leader of the council for the upcoming session.

Obaidat submitted his resignation from executive bureau where he was succeeded by Wael Saqqa.

The Shura Council consists of 53 seats, including 47 elected members (either by election or acclimation) representing 36 MB voting districts, and 5 members appointed by the Council, in addition to the General Comptroller.

According to MB bylaws, the new council chooses the new overall leader of the movement, the General Comptroller, and members of the political bureau for the upcoming 4-year term.

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