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Shura Council panel okays draft law on minimum wage

Shura Council panel okays draft law on 
minimum wage

QNA
Doha
The Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee of the Shura Council has approved the draft law on fixing the minimum wages for workers and domestic workers and submitted its recommendations to the Shura Council.
The committee, chaired by its Rapporteur HE Nasser bin Rashid al Kaabi, completed the study of the draft law.
The committee’s meeting was attended by Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs HE Yousuf bin Mohamed al Othman Fakhroo and the Assistant Undersecretary for Labor Affairs Mohamed Hassan Al Obaidly.
Meanwhile, the Shura Council on Monday approved a draft law on railways and decided to refer its recommendations to the government.
At its weekly meeting under the chairmanship of Speaker HE Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al Mahmoud, the council discussed the Services and Public Utilities Committee’s report on the draft law. The draft law includes 36 articles according to which the functions and terms of reference of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Qatar Rail are defined, regarding the technical and administrative aspects of the country’s railways.
The draft law also includes issues related to the operation and safety of railways.