The Advisory Council on Monday discussed a draft law on the Permanent Residency Identification Card at its regular weekly session chaired by HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud.
The Council decided to refer the draft law to the Council's Internal and Foreign Affairs Committee for further study and a report.
The speaker of the Advisory Council briefed the Council on the outcome of the 13th Conference of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC member states, which was held in Tehran last Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Speaker also briefed the Council on the meetings which he and the accompanying delegation held with Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani, and the heads of the councils of the OIC member-States participating in the conference.
The meetings focused on the role of the councils in supporting Islamic issues, as well as bilateral relations between Qatar and these countries and means of developing them in various fields.
The Advisory Council welcomed the final communique of the 13th Conference of the Parliamentary Union of the OIC member-states, and the positions it included, mainly the rejection of the principle of imposing sanctions of any kind on any of the Islamic countries and calling for their abolition, and the assertion on the centrality of the Palestinian cause and Al Quds Al Sharif as the capital of the independent Palestinian state and the third of the holy mosques.
Meanwhile, the Internal and External Affairs Committee of the Advisory Council on Monday studied a draft law on 'Permanent Residency ID Card', at its first meeting of the 46th ordinary session and decided to continue deliberation in its next meeting.
The Committee unanimously elected member Abdullah bin Fahad bin Abdullah bin Ghorab al-Marri as its Rapporteur for this session.