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Shura Council discusses labour law amendments

QNA
Doha
The Shura Council, at a meeting chaired by Speaker HE Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud on Monday, discussed Decree Law No 18 of 2020 amending certain provisions of Labour Law No 14 of 2004.
After discussion, the Council referred the decree-law to the Public Services and Utilities Committee to submit a report on it to the Council.
The Shura Council also discussed a decree Law No 16 of 2020 amending some provisions of Decree Law No 11 of 2012 on the governmental regulation for the sale and purchase of chemical and petrochemical products produced in Qatar. After discussion, the Council approved the decree-law and decided to refer its recommendations to the
Cabinet.
During the session, the Shura speaker briefed the Council on the meetings and conferences he held, via video technology, during the Council’s break. He headed Qatar’s delegation in the 13th periodic meeting of GCC Presidents of Legislative Councils (the Shura Councils, Council of Representatives, the Federal National Council, and the National Assembly), which was held on July 21. He also led Qatar’s delegation to the Fifth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament and participated in the work of the 206th Session of the Governing Council of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), during which a new IPU president was elected.
Mahmoud also briefed the Council on the Global Organisation of Parliamentarians Against Corruption meeting, which was held under his chairmanship on July 14 and took a set of decisions aimed at achieving the goals of the organisation. The Organisation continued its work on November 8, when it discussed and approved its future activities and programmes.
He also informed the Council of his meeting with Chairman of Libya’s High Council Khaled Ammar Al Mishri in Doha early November, during which, they reviewed the relations between the two countries, especially in the parliamentary field and the ways to support them.
The speaker praised the distinguished activity of the members of the Council who participated, during the break of the Council, in more than 20 activities at the regional and international levels and addressed many important issues.

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