House approves 1,000 as the minimum number of founding party members

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AMMAN — The Lower House decided to set the number of founding members for an newly established party at a minimum of 1,000 people, according to Al-Ghad News.اضافة اعلان

The deputies also decided that the founders should be residents of at least 6 governorates; at least 30 persons from each governorate, and that the youth, aged from 18 to 35, should not make up less than 10 percent of founders.

Deputies determined the proportion of women at a minimum of 10 percent of the number of founders, in addition to at least one person of disability, and that not less than one third of the founding members be present at the ‘founding’ conference.

The deputies also approved the addition by the legal committee, of a legal text calling for increased participation of women and young people in the party, whereby no less than 20 percent of founders are women and young people during the three years following the party’s establishment.

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