Qatar Cabinet Wednesday approved a draft decision of the Minister of Finance regarding tax and customs exemptions for hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, during its regular meeting chaired by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, held at its seat at the Amiri Diwan on Wednesday.
Following the meeting, HE the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Sulaiti issued the following statement:
At the outset of the meeting, the Cabinet welcomed the results of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani's official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt on 24-25 June.
The Cabinet confirmed that His Highness the Amir's talks with the President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi have opened new horizons for developing bilateral relations and promoting joint Arab action.
The Cabinet noted His Highness the Amir's participation in the opening session of the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, on June 24 at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Rwanda Paul Kagame, as well his attendance to the opening ceremony of the 19th Oran 2022 Mediterranean Games in Oran, the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, on June 25 at the invitation of the President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria Abdelmadjid Tebboune.
After, the Cabinet considered the topics on the agenda as follows:
First - Approval of a draft Cabinet decision to reorganize the National Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.
Second - Approval of a draft decision of the Minister of Finance regarding tax and customs exemptions for hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
Third - Approval of a draft decision of the Minister of Finance specifying additional refund cases for selective tax.
Fourth - Approval of a draft decision of the Minister of Social Development and Family to issue forms of contract or document establishing private charitable associations and institutions and their respective statutes.
Fifth - Approval of the adoption of a draft decision of the Minister of Social Development and Family to form the Tender and Auctions Committee in the Ministry.
Sixth - The Cabinet reviewed the following topics and took the appropriate decisions:
1- The first and second annual reports of the Statistics Advisory Committee.
2- Report No. 52 on the results of the work of the National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons during the period from 1/1 to 30/4/2022.
3- Results of the 60th session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development (New York - Feb. 2022).
HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani chairs the regular meeting of Qatar Cabinet at its seat at the Amiri Diwan on Wednesday