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Shura Council Approves Two Draft Laws on Social Insurance, Military Retirement

15 Feb, 2022 08:57 AMQatar TribuneIntended Audience
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The Shura Council discussed in its regular weekly, yesterday, two draft laws regarding social insurance and military retirement, considering the report by the joint committee formed by Legal and Legislative Affairs and Financial and Economic Affairs Committees on the two draft laws, the responses of the competent authorities to the inquiries and observations of members of the committee, and the consultations and coordination that took place with the esteemed government regarding them.

After extensive discussions, the Shura Council approved the two draft laws that were prepared in implementation of the supreme directives of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to build an effective social protection system for all Qataris, face the burdens of life, meet the aspirations of retirees, and ensure a decent life for them.

The two draft laws approved included several improvements and amendments that are in the interest of retirees, which were not provided for by the current laws, the most prominent of which are: retirement pension shall not be less than QR 15,000 as a minimum, while the two draft laws set the highest ceiling for pensions to be no more than QR 100,000, which is the highest limit in the region.

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