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Cabinet Approves Draft Law Regulating Ownership of Real Estate by Diplomatic and Consular Missions

16 Dec, 2021 09:15 AMThe PeninsulaIntended Audience
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HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, chaired the regular meeting held yesterday by the Cabinet at its headquarters in the Amiri Diwan. 

At the outset of the meeting, the Cabinet conveyed its highest congratulations to HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani – may God protect him – on the occasion of the Qatar National Day and also sent congratulations to the honorable Qatari people.

The Cabinet welcomed the results of the meeting of the 42nd session of the Supreme Council of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC), which was held last Tuesday in Riyadh, the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the participation of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

During the meeting, the Cabinet affirmed the continuation of the precautionary procedures and measures that have been taken in order to combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

After that, the Cabinet considered the topics on the agenda as follows:

1- The Cabinet approved a draft law regulating the ownership of real estate in the State by diplomatic and consular missions, and referring it to the Shura Council. The preparation of the draft law comes to replace Law No. 1 of 1980 regulating the ownership of real estate by foreign missions in the State of Qatar, and within the framework of modernizing legislation.
2- The Cabinet approved a draft decision of the Minister of Commerce and Industry regarding the fulfillment of the requirements for combating money laundering and terrorist financing related to commercial companies.
3- The Cabinet approved a draft memorandum of understanding on cooperation and exchange of experiences in the various fields of strategic development planning between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the State of Kuwait.

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