Amir issues law to promote & protect Arabic language Jan 15, 2019 0 6188 12345 Tribune News NetworkDoha The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Monday issued the Law No 7 of 2019 on the protection of Arabic language. The law is effective and is to be published in the Official Gazette. As per the law, all governmental and non-governmental organisations are committed to supporting Arabic language. Ministries, government agencies and bodies are obliged to use Arabic language in their meetings, discussions, and all decisions, regulations, contracts and correspondence.All state legislation shall be drafted in Arabic and may be translated into other languages if required. The law states that Arabic is the language of talks, negotiations, memos and correspondence with governments, regional and international organisations with a text in the other language approved for those bodiesArabic is the language of education in public educational institutions, unless the nature of some courses requires teaching in another language, as decided by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.Private educational institutions are committed to teaching Arabic as an independent basic subject in their curricula, in cases and in accordance with the rules set by the Ministry of Education.Universities and higher education institutions of the state are obliged to teach in Arabic unless the nature of academic programmes requires teaching in another language.Companies and institutions with commercial, financial, industrial, recreational and other purposes are called in Arabic names.International and local companies and institutions whose names or names of products are internationally recognised may retain the foreign name provided that they are written in Arabic alongside the foreign language.Trademarks, coins and stamps shall be written in Arabic and may be written in a different language, provided that the Arabic language finds the most prominent place.All concerned parties shall be given six months to make necessary arrangements to comply with the law. The fine for violating the provisions of the law is up to QR50,000. RELATED ARTICLES Amir receives credentials of Pakistani Ambassador Jan 15, 2019 0 3151 Some private schools to run 2 shifts from next academic year Jan 15, 2019 0 2495 QA kicks off 2019 with Hollywood-style brand building campaign Jan 15, 2019 0 1599 Auction of 25 fancy number plates to begin today The seventh online auction for 25 fancy car number plates will be held on Tuesday, according to the General Directorate of Traffic. The auction will be done through Metrash2. The three-day auction will begin at 12 noon on .. Qatar won’t normalise ties with Syria: FM QNA Doha Qatar has ruled out the possibility of normalising relationships with Syria, calling Syrian President Bashar al Assad a war criminal. “Normalisation of relations with the Syrian regime at this stage is the .. Shura okays draft law on maritime zones (PG 4) Shura Council Approves Draft Law on Qatar''s Maritime Zones Qatar grants AU Commission $20 mn for irregular migration victims Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al Thani met Chairman of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat in Doha on Monday. The meeting discussed ways to .. Board of Directors of QDB restructured DOHA The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Monday issued Amiri Decision No (4) of 2019 restructuring the Board of Directors of Qatar Development Bank (QDB). The decision stipulates that the Board of Directors of ..