Cabinet Holds Regular Meeting

HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani chaired the Cabinet's regular meeting held Wednesday morning at its seat at the Amiri Diwan.
Following the meeting, HE Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr. Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi stated the following:
At the beginning of the meeting, the Cabinet hailed the results of HH the Amir's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani's visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on June 22 and 23.
The Cabinet affirmed that HH's fruitful discussions with HE President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi and HE Prime Minister Imran Khan and the brotherly atmosphere that characterized 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 HH the Amir's directives following the visit to allocate $3 billion for new investments in the Islamic Republic of 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.
 After that the Cabinet reviewed topics on its meeting's agenda as following:
It took the necessary measures to issue the following draft laws, after it has reviewed the recommendations of the Shura Council thereon:
1- A draft law on fireworks.
2- A draft law on military medals and decorations.
3-  A draft law amending some provisions of Law No. 4 for 2008 regarding property leasing.
4-  A draft law amending some provisions of Decree Law No. 10 for 1974 on the establishment of Qatar Petroleum.
5-  A draft law amending some provisions of Law No. 15 of 2010 on the prohibition of workers camps within family residential areas.
Moreover, the Cabinet reviewed the letter of HE Chairman of the Supreme Judiciary Council and President of the Court of Cassation on the work's results of the task team mandated to study the mechanisms and requirements of the establishment of a specialised court for investment and trade within the framework of the initiative to develop justice systems and create an attractive environment for investment. The Cabinet then decided to approve a draft law on establishing a court for investment and trade and the requirements for the establishment of the court.
The Cabinet also 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 concerned bodies.
The Committee shall be responsible for the implementation of the competences provided for by Law No. 2 for t2019, including the examination of complaints relating to the violation of the provisions of this Law and the necessary investigation thereof.
The Cabinet approved a draft decision by the Minister of Culture and Sports to issue a system for honoring Qatari sports clubs that achieve athletic achievements.
The aim of this system is to honor the Qatari sports clubs by providing financial support for these clubs once they make athletic achievement in the competitions and sports shown in this system and in accordance with the procedures, controls and standards contained therein.
It also aims at motivating these clubs and sports elites to develop sports performance to the point of excellence and to provide the appropriate environment for excellence and representation that matches Qatar's ambitions at the regional, continental and international levels.
The Cabinet also approved the entry into force of the provisions of Law No. 24 for 2002 regarding retirement and pensions of Qatari employees in a number of companies.
After that, it took the necessary measures to ratify a protocol of cooperation in the field of education and training between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Turkey.
It also approved a draft agreement in air services between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.
Finally, the Cabinet reviewed the letter of HE Chairman of the Administrative Control and Transparency Authority on the comments and views of some bodies on the amendments proposed by the Authority to the Penal Code promulgated by Law No. 11 of 2004 and the Criminal Procedure Code promulgated by Law No. 23 of 2004. The Cabinet commented on the letter and took the appropriate decision thereon.