There has been an assurance that the Government is closer to amending the Marriage Law.
The assurance came from the Attorney general Faris Al Rawi.
He shared the information after a meeting with 17 religious leaders yesterday.
Neither the General Secretary of the Sanatan Dharma Maha Saba Sat Mahraj, nor the Archbishop of the Catholic Church the Most Reverend Joseph Harris, attended yesterday’s special meeting.
Attorney General Al Rawi spoke to the press after that meeting, and gave the general consensus of the attendees.
He also noted that there is a need to address teenage pregnancy and teenage abortions from the perspective of Statutory Rape, stating that the data is there for us to clearly see.
Attorney General Faris Al Rawi.