*Results of Amir's visit to Pakistan lauded
The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the draft decision of the prime minister to form a committee to support the competitiveness of national products and combat harmful practices to them in international trade.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry prepared the draft within the framework of completing the necessary decisions to activate the provisions of Law No. 2 of 2019 on supporting the competitiveness of national products and combating harmful practices to them in international trade.
Under the terms of the draft decision, the committee shall be consisted of three representatives of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, including the president and vice-president, and representatives of the bodies concerned.
The committee shall be responsible for the implementation of the competences provided for by Law No. 2 for 2019, including the examination of complaints relating to the violation of the provisions of this law and the necessary investigation thereof.
HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani chaired the Cabinet's regular meeting at its seat at the Amiri Diwan.
Following the meeting, HE the Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr Issa bin Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi said the Cabinet hailed the results of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani's visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on June 22 and 23.
The Cabinet affirmed that the Amir's fruitful discussions with Pakistani President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan and the brotherly atmosphere that characterised the visit as well as the memorandums of understanding which were signed constituted a new platform for a strategic cooperation and for the promotion of friendship and mutual trust and understanding for the benefit of the two brotherly countries and peoples and for peace and stability in the region.
The Cabinet also stressed that the Amir's directives following the visit to allocate $3bn for new investments in Pakistan in the form of deposits and direct investments will push the economic partnership between the two countries forward and open new horizons for the development of their bilateral cooperation in various fields.