QT-Online / Monday, February 10, 2020 / Categories: Top News, Health/Medicine Qatar’s Shura Council approves bill for state-sponsored medical treatments of citizens abroad QNA Doha The Shura Council held on Monday its regular weekly meeting under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker of the Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud. At the beginning of the meeting, the Council discussed the Services and Public Utilities Committee's report on a draft law organizing medical treatment abroad, which comes to facilitate procedures for treating Qatari patients abroad and providing them with the best services. Under the laws provisions, the state will treat citizens abroad and bear treatment and other costs. After the discussion, the Council approved the draft law and decided to refer its recommendations thereon to the government. At the end of the session, HE the Speaker of the Shura Council briefed the Council on HE participation and the accompanying delegation in the 30th Extraordinary Conference of Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on Saturday, held under the slogan "Supporting the Palestinian Brothers in Their Just Cause (the Issue of Arabs and Muslims)". HE also briefed the Council on his meetings with a number of heads of Arab parliaments on the sidelines of the conference. Previous Article 60 new coronavirus cases confirmed on Japan cruise ship Next Article Katara lines up several activities for National Sport Day Print 4622 Rate this article: 5.0 Please login or register to post comments.