Cabinet Holds Regular Meeting

​HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani chaired the Cabinet 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 that the Cabinet reviewed topics on its meeting's agenda as following:
The Cabinet approved a draft decree on the unified customs tariff.
It also gave approval to a draft agreement on the abolition of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic and special passports between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, a draft air services agreement between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Serbia, a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of meteorology between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Korea and the first executive's draft programme in the field of higher education and academic research for the educational, scientific and cultural cooperation agreement between the government of the State of Qatar and the government of Romania for the academic years (2019/2020 - 2020/ 2021 - 2021/2022).
The Cabinet then reviewed the following topics and took the appropriate decision thereon:
1- A draft law amending some provisions of the Penal Code promulgated by Law No. 11 of 2004.
2- The results of the work of the working team concerned with the study of the appropriateness of determining the requirements to be met in some stores subjected to the provisions of Law No. 5 of 2015 on commercial, industrial and similar public shops, and Street Vendors, by a decision from the Minister of Municipality and Environment.
3- The sixth report on the results of the work of the National Committee for Civil Aviation Security during the period from 1/1 to 30/6/2019.
The competencies of this committee which was established by the General Authority of Civil Aviation are to develop general policies related to the security of civil aviation, determine procedures and issue the necessary instructions to protect civil aviation operations from acts of unlawful interference and follow up their implementation, and evaluate the applicable standards and procedures in accordance with technological developments related to aviation security and other associated technologies.
4- The results of the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly.