English translation: apprised or was notified/advised/informed
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the association made a note of the news item under no. ... dated ...
Explanation: perhaps it's influenced by French, "prendre connaissance de"? It usually means to read and become familiar with a document, but it could be extended to mean, to make a note or a record ... in which case perhaps it's referring to an item of news.
Explanation: in Lebanon the law is that the formation of associations or parties requires a license (as a formality) the lisence, however, is deemed to have been issued after a certain period from the date of submitting a notification to the concerned authorities. It is a tacit, as oppose to active licensing process.
Mohsin Alabdali Saudi Arabia Local time: 04:11 Native speaker of: Arabic PRO pts in category: 16