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Omani Lawyers Association/ Conference.

Muscat, June 4 (ONA) --- The Omani Lawyers Association (OLA) will hold on June 12th at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel a conference on "Social Responsibility of Legal Professionals," under the auspices of Sayyid Taimour bin Asa'ad bin Tariq al-Said in the presence of a number of ministers. The event will be held in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice. The conference targets all workers in the legal field of lawyers, judges and members of the Public Prosecution. OLA Board held its first meeting today after the call for the convening of the General Assembly this year during which it discussed many topics of interest to lawyers in the Sultanate. The OLA Board praised the North Al Batinah Lawyers Forum, which was hosted by Sohar and its recommendations for lawyers and the judicial work. He urged lawyers in all governorates of the Sultanate to hold such meetings on a regular basis to benefit the society. The OLA action plan for the next period was approved in the meeting. The plan includes various legal and social activities to keep abreast of developments in the judicial work and discuss many aspects related to OLA performance in 2013, as well as discussing many of the administrative and financial aspects, in addition to extending cooperation with Omani-British Lawyers Association licensed under the British laws, discussing aspects of social work with civil society institutions and legal ties with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The meeting comes to coordinate and discuss all topics related to OLA and lawyers in general. Jihad bin Abdullah al-Ta'ee, OLA Board Chairman said that OLA continues urging all lawyers to serve the profession in the Sultanate by firmly standing behind justice. --- Ends/MN/KH

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Date:Jun 4, 2013
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