Advisory Council discusses draft law on Permanent Residency ID

Advisory Council discusses draft law on Permanent Residency ID

The Council decided to refer the draft law to the Council's Internal and Foreign Affairs Committee for further study and a report.

Cabinet approves draft law on creation of National Tourism Council

Cabinet approves draft law on creation of National Tourism Council

The Cabinet has approved a draft law on establishing the National Tourism Council, which is expected to provide a further boost to Qatar’s tourism sector through a multi-pronged approach.

NHRC praises Qatar's efforts to protect workers

NHRC praises Qatar's efforts to protect workers

NHRC praised the approval by the Council of Ministers on 25/10/2017 of a draft law amending the provisions of Article 7 of Law No 21 of 2015 regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence amended by Law No 1 of 2017.

Cabinet approves draft law on economic registry

Cabinet approves draft law on economic registry

In a bid to centralise economic establishments and professionals under a national database, the cabinet approved a draft law on the unified economic registry and referred it to the Advisory Council.

Plan to grant permanent residency to expats

Plan to grant permanent residency to expats

The Cabinet has approved a draft law on a permanent residency identification card for non-Qataris.

Cabinet move to protect workers’ rights

Cabinet move to protect workers’ rights

The Cabinet has taken the necessary measures to issue a draft law that seeks to protect workers’ rights and simplify litigation procedures in labour disputes.

Cabinet issues draft law regulating real estate brokerage

Cabinet issues draft law regulating real estate brokerage

The Cabinet took the necessary measures to issue a draft law regulating real estate brokerage in the country.

Cabinet approves draft law to bar littering in public spaces

Cabinet approves draft law to bar littering in public spaces

The Cabinet has given its nod to a draft law that seeks to prevent littering in public spaces across the country. The draft law will replace Law No 8 of 1974 on Public Hygiene.

Draft law to specify rules for economic zones

Draft law to specify rules for economic zones

The Cabinet has directed that necessary measures be taken to issue a draft law that specifies regulations for economic zones in the country. The decision was taken at Wednesday’s ordinary Cabinet meeting.

Cabinet approves VAT draft law

Cabinet approves VAT draft law

Taking another step towards the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) in Qatar, the Cabinet gave its nod to a draft law on the proposed new levy and its draft executive regulation.

Cabinet approves draft law concerning passports

Cabinet approves draft law concerning passports

The weekly Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, approved a draft law amending some provisions of Decree Law No 14 of 1993 concerning passports ...

Cabinet nod to draft law on competitive economic practices

Cabinet nod to draft law on competitive economic practices

The Cabinet has given its nod to a draft law, which seeks to ensure competitive economic practices in the country, and its draft executive regulation.