Political Institutions in Saudi Arabia

  title={Political Institutions in Saudi Arabia},
  author={Gulshan Dhanani},
  journal={International Studies},
  pages={59 - 69}
the Executive, the Legislature, and the Judiciary functioning within the framework of a constitution.1 The formal political institutions in Saudi Arabia do bear a rudimentary resemblance to it. Thus there are the Majlis al-rVuzura (&dquo;Council of Ministers&dquo;), the Majlis a.s-Shura (&dquo;Consultative Council&dquo;), and the Quda (&dquo;Courts&dquo;), functioning according to the Sharia (&dquo;Islamic Law&dquo;). However, the comparison does not go beyond this. For one thing, the political… Expand
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