Shura Council approves a number of draft laws Jun 22, 2021 0 311 12345 QNADohaThe Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting under the chairmanship of Speaker HE Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud on Monday via video conferencing.At the beginning of the meeting, the Council welcomed Qatar’s hosting of the Office of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Programme on Parliamentary Participation in Preventing and Combating Terrorism, in accordance with the agreement signed between the Council and the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office. The office, which is the first of its kind in the region and the world, covers all parliaments of the world, and the opening ceremony received wide international participation, the Council noted.The Council stressed that the opening of the office in Doha reflects the extent to which the international community appreciates the efforts of Qatar under the leadership of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.The Council then reviewed the two reports of the Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee on a draft law on the issuance of a law to combat conflict of interest and a draft law on the Shura Council.After extensive discussions on the two reports, the Council recommended amendment of some of their articles, and decided to approve them in the amended form and refer its recommendations on them to the government.The Council also reviewed the report of the Public Services and Utilities Committee on a draft law on the regulation of parking lots and the two reports of the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee on a draft law amending some provisions of the Qatar Financial Center Law promulgated by Law No. 7 of 2005, and a draft law amending some provisions of Law No. 34 of 2005 on Investment Free Zones.After discussing the reports, the Council approved the draft laws and decided to submit its recommendations thereon to the government. Pages 1234 RELATED ARTICLES MoCI recalls Infiniti Q70 models of 2009-2015 Jun 22, 2021 0 160 QRCS calls for support to campaign for vaccinating refugees worldwide Jun 22, 2021 0 134 Msheireb Galleria offers visitors unique experience with over 30 pop-up stores Jun 22, 2021 0 245 GU-Q graduate gathers alumni community for discussion with US ambassador to Bulgaria Tribune news network Doha Sami Wehbe, an alumnus of Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), recently organised a unique opportunity for Georgetown’s international alumni community to connect with a fellow graduate .. QU sheds light on importance of blood donation Tribune News Network Doha Qatar University (QU) marked the World Blood Donor Day on June 14 to shed light on the importance of donating blood and to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and to appreciate the big role the ..