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Cabinet supports QOC bid to host Olympics

Cabinet supports QOC bid to host Olympics

The Cabinet has expressed its support for the official request that the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) has submitted to the International Olympic Committee to join the "continuous dialogue" to host a future edition

Cabinet welcomes ICJ ruling

Cabinet welcomes ICJ ruling

The Cabinet’s regular meeting, held Wednesday via video conference and chaired by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani, welcomed the ruling by the International Court of Justice (ICJ)

Private sector work hours back to normal from Thursday

Private sector work hours back to normal from Thursday

The Cabinet has cancelled its earlier decision limiting work hours for private sector employees at their workplace with effect from Thursday, the official Qatar News Agency (QNA) reports.

Health minister briefs cabinet on gradual lifting of Covid curbs

Health minister briefs cabinet on gradual lifting of Covid curbs

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani chaired on Wednesday the regular Cabinet meeting through video communication technology.

Govt staff to work from 7am to 2pm from June 14

Govt staff to work from 7am to 2pm from June 14

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided that the working hours for government employees who are at their workplace are seven hours per day, from 7am to 2pm, with effect from June 14, official Qatar News Agency reported.

Nod to draft law criminalising violations of workers' rights

Nod to draft law criminalising violations of workers' rights

The Cabinet has agreed on a draft law that criminalises any violation of safety specifications for workers' housing, in addition to increasing the punishment for employers who do not pay workers.

Cabinet allows more people in vehicles; revises private sector working hours

Cabinet allows more people in vehicles; revises private sector working hours

The Cabinet has decided to increase the minimum number of people allowed in a vehicle from two to four, including the driver, with families being exempted.

Shops to remain closed till 30th; Ehteraz on phone mandatory

Shops to remain closed till 30th; Ehteraz on phone mandatory

All citizens and residents will have to mandatorily instal the Ehteraz application on their smartphones when leaving the house for any reason from May 22, the Cabinet has decided.

Covid-19 precautionary steps to continue: Cabinet

Covid-19 precautionary steps to continue: Cabinet

The precautionary measures taken in Qatar to combat the Covid-19 pandemic will continue, the Cabinet has affirmed, the official Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

Qatar makes masks compulsory for several sectors

Qatar makes masks compulsory for several sectors

The Cabinet has made wearing of face masks mandatory from Sunday (April 26) until further notice for government and private sector employees and clients, shoppers at food and catering stores and workers in the contracting sector.

All commercial activities suspended on weekends

All commercial activities suspended on weekends

The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to close shops and stop all commercial activities on Fridays and Saturdays of each week, with the exception of food and catering outlets,

Education minister briefs cabinet on distance learning programme

Education minister briefs cabinet on distance learning programme

The Cabinet's regular meeting, charied by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani, was given a presentation by HE the Minister of Education