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Parliament Speaker hails PM''s decision to postpone media draft law

KUWAIT, April 24 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Ali Fahad Al-Rashed praised on Wednesday His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah for his decision to postpone presenting the media draft law to parliament, pending further review.
The delay is a right step taken by the government, and would allow parliament, and media outlets to have more dialogue in this respect, and the government expressed readiness to cooperate with the National Assembly and media, Al-Rashed said in a statement.
The Speaker also noted that views by various media outlets must be taken seriously, particularly as the law concerns them, adding that the government response in this regard deserves praise.
Al-Rashed called also on the government and representatives of various media outlets to review the draft amendments and to reach an appropriate form of the bill. (end) sss.hrz.smj.mb KUNA 242042 Apr 13NNNN