Minister stresses Qatar’s commitment to rule of law
June 06 2015 10:55 PM


Qatar, under the leadership of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, is committed to the rule of law and understands its importance in achieving sustainable development, HE the Minister of Justice Dr Hassan Lahdan Saqr al-Mohannadi said yesterday.
Delivering a speech during the Asian Society of International Law conference, which is taking place in Thailand, the Minister said that Qatar was keen on participating in different conferences to exchange ideas and place policies and strategies that contribute to enhancing the rule of law on a regional and international scale.
The Minister highlighted that Qatar National Vision 2030, which was established by the Emir, acts as the guide to the state for the future and reflects the aspirations of the Qatari people. The Minister said that the role of the Ministry of Justice was to contribute to the vision by enhancing the rule of law through initiatives related to the legislative fields.  
The Minister praised the Asian Society of International Law conference, saying it played an active role in promoting the dialogue on the rule of law and its relation to sustainable development. It also merged the idea of the rule of law and security as core requirements, HE the Minister added.
Furthermore, HE the Minister of Justice noted that the current conference comes weeks after the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice was held in Qatar, with its success welcomed by the international community through adopting the Doha declaration.

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