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Al-Roudhan elected Kuwait parliament secretary

KUWAIT, June 1 (KUNA) -- Roudhan Al-Roudhan was elected Sunday the National Assembly's secretary for the first session of its 12th legislative term, after a draw between him and his opponent Ali Al-Hajri.
Two rounds of voting had taken place in which neither succeeded in receiving the required percentage of votes. Al-Roudhan got 32 against 31 for Al-Hajri in the first round, and they tied with 32 votes each in the second round.
Al-Roudhan was born in 1965 and holds a diploma. He was deputy chairman of the Municipal Council between 1999 and 2001, and its chairman between 2001 and 2003. (end) ms.mtt.jy.ema KUNA 011302 Jun 08NNNN