Cabinet hails outcomes of Amir’s visit to Iraq

The Cabinet on Wednesday acknowledged the outcomes of His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani’s visit to Iraq on June 15, which reflected the depth of the strong historic fraternal relations between the two countries.

The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, affirmed that HH the Amir’s talks with Prime Minister of Iraq Mohammed Shia Al Sudani, which covered supporting and strengthening bilateral relations in addition to the most important regional and international developments, have constituted a new starting point for developing the relations of the two countries, and strengthening the existing understanding and coordination between them for the benefit of their two brotherly peoples, in a way that serves Arab issues and contributes to the development and stability of the region.

Afterwards, the Cabinet considered the topics on its agenda as follows:

The cabinet took note of the Shura Council’s approval of a draft law amending some provisions of Law No (2) of 1983 regarding the practice of human medicine and dental surgery.

The draft law aims to allow doctors working in military agencies to combine their original work with practicing the medical profession in the private sector, similar to doctors working in ministries, other government agencies, and public bodies and institutions; if they meet the conditions specified by the law, and after obtaining permission from the relevant minister or superior, as the case may be.

The Cabinet approved a draft law issuing the Judicial Implementation Law.

The draft law comes within the framework of the initiative to develop justice systems, in a manner that guarantees speedy implementation and flexibility of procedures.

It approved a draft decree on amending the unified customs tariff.

The Cabinet reviewed the report of the Ministry of Public Health regarding COVID-19, and to lift the remaining restrictions previously imposed.

The Cabinet approved a draft cabinet decision to amend some provisions of Decision No (14) of 2020 on forming the Financial Sanctions Committee of the Communications Regulatory Authority.

It approved a draft Cabinet decision to amend some provisions of the executive regulations of the Customs Law issued by Cabinet Decision No (21) of 2004.

The Cabinet approved the draft plan of Qatar for the Alliance of Civilizations 2023-2027.

The Cabinet approved a draft extradition agreement between Qatar and Tajikistan.

It also approved a draft agreement on mutual legal and judicial assistance in criminal matters between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Tajikistan.

The Cabinet also approved a draft agreement for the transfer of convicts between Qatar and Tajikistan.

The Cabinet examined the following two topics and took the appropriate decision thereon:

1- The Environmental Sustainability Strategy.

2- The annual report on the work of the Permanent Population Committee.