The Shura Council has approved the draft law regulating the use of cash in transactions after reviewing and discussing the provisions of the draft.
The Shura Council, chaired by its Speaker HE Hassan bin Abdullah Al Ghanim, took the decision on Monday.
The Shura Council also reviewed a draft law on the protection of victims, witnesses and the like, which was referred to the Council by the esteemed government. After extensive discussions, the Shura Council approved the aforementioned draft law.
Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council HE Dr Hamda bint Hassan Al Sulaiti then briefed the Council on her meeting with Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights in the European Parliamentary Union Maria Arena and indicated that the meeting reviewed ways to enhance parliamentary cooperation between the two sides.
During the session, the Shura Council also reviewed the report of the participation of Member of the Council HE Ahmed bin Hitmi Al Hitmi in the work of the Parliamentary Forum on Cooperation in the Field of Research and Libraries, and the report of the participation of HE Member Nasser bin Mohammed Al Nuaimi in the fifth meeting of the Gulf-European Parliamentary Committee, which was held via visual communication technology in May.
On the other hand, the Shura Council approved a request to extend the work of the Information and Cultural Affairs Committee to study the conditions of Qatar University.