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Cabinet Approves Draft Law on Travel, Air freight Offices

29 Jul, 2021 06:07 AMAl Sharq Newspaper, Gulf TimesIntended Audience
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The Cabinet, chaired by HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, in its regular meeting held yesterday, approved a draft law regulating travel and air freight offices.

The cabinet also approved a draft decision of the Minister of Transport and Communications on determining the fees for issuing and renewing licenses for travel and air freight offices, apart from a draft decision of the president of the General Authority of Civil Aviation on determining the specifications of the headquarters of the activities of travel offices and air cargo offices.

The draft law aims to keep pace with the development in the sector and in line with the requirements of international organisations.

The draft law included provisions, including: conditions and procedures for licensing and renewing it for travel and air freight offices, regulating the safe transportation of hazardous materials, classifying air travel offices, travel and air freight offices obligations, and conditions and obligations for granting licences to international distribution system companies.

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