Cabinet reviews draft law on press and publishing Oct 29, 2020 0 2785 12345 QNADohaThe Cabinet on Wednesday reviewed the recommendations of the Shura Council on a draft law regulating the press, publications, publishing, media activities and the arts, and the views of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, took appropriate decision in this regard.The Cabinet was briefed by HE Minister of Public Health on the latest developments in the efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Cabinet stressed on the importance of precautionary measures in combatting the pandemic.The Cabinet also approved the Ministry of Finance’s proposal on determining the value of the bank guarantee for tax warehouses, based on the provisions of Law No 25 of 2018 regarding selective tax and its executive regulations.This regulation defined the tax warehouse as the place where the licensee is allowed to produce, transfer, possess, store, or receive excise goods imported or produced in the state under a tax suspension arrangement.The Cabinet then reviewed the report of the complaints committee of Qatar Financial Markets Authority for the period from Jan 1 to Jun 30 of 2020, and took the appropriate decision. This committee, established in the Qatar Financial Markets Authority, is chaired by one of the presidents of the Court of Appeals. It includes the membership of two judges of the Court of Appeals and two experts in the securities transactions to decide on complaints against some of the decisions issued by the authority. RELATED ARTICLES Amir meets Finland’s FM Oct 29, 2020 0 2498 Amir issues decree calling Shura Council to convene its 49th Ordinary Session Oct 29, 2020 0 2694 Probe ordered into HIA incident: GCO Oct 29, 2020 0 2942 Qatar reaffirms importance of Palestinian cause Qatar has reaffirmed the central importance of the Palestinian cause and has said that it is an issue that affects security and stability on a large scale. It also reaffirmed that the Palestinian cause is an issue of .. QU achieves third place in QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021 Qatar University (QU) has secured third place in the QS Arab Region University Rankings 2021. This improvement allows QU to be on the podium for the first time, achieving 3rd place. The annual QS Arab Region University .. Qatar, Turkey enjoy deep-rooted ties, says Turkish envoy Ashraf Siddiqui Doha Qatar and Turkey share deep-rooted relations and the bilateral trade has increased from $340 million in 2010 to over $2 billion in 2019, Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar HE Mehmet Mustafa Goksu has said. .. Provoking Muslims’ feelings harms trade ties: Qatar Chamber QNA Doha Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) on Wednesday condemned the continuing provocation of the feelings of Muslims by insulting the Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), and the subsequent waves of hostility .. Four arrested for violating home-quarantine rules QNA Doha Four more people were arrested in Qatar on Wednesday for violating the home-quarantine conditions imposed as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The arrests were made in .. Significant increase in awareness of mental health in Qatar: Survey The ‘Qatar National Mental Health Attitudes and Awareness Survey 2020’ released by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has revealed that there is a significant increase in awareness of mental health among Qatar’s ..