The Advisory Council on Monday held its regular weekly session under the chairmanship of its Speaker HE Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud.
At the outset of the session, HE al-Mahmoud congratulated His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on the occasion of the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.
HE al-Mahmoud said that the Advisory Council, in its first session during this blessed month, recalls the unjust siege imposed on the country in this holy month last year, and praises with all pride and appreciation the efforts of the Amir to preserve the dignity and honour of Qatar, and the support of the loyal Qatari people for its wise leadership, as well as the positions of the residents living in the country.
The Advisory Council then considered the topics on its agenda.
The Council discussed a draft law regulating non-Qatari ownership and usage of real estate.
The draft law provides for the establishment of a committee comprising representatives of a number of ministries and Qatar Chamber and two experienced experts to propose areas in which non-Qataris are allowed to own and use real estate, as well as the terms and conditions and any other terms of reference issued by the Cabinet.
The Advisory Council decided to refer the draft law to the Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee to study it and submit a report thereon to the Council.