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Cabinet approves draft law on travel and air freight offices

Cabinet approves draft law on travel and air freight offices

QNA
Doha
The Cabinet has approved a draft law regulating travel and air freight offices.
The Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, also approved a draft decision of the Minister of Transport and Communications on determining the fees for issuing and renewing licenses for travel and air freight offices.
It approved a draft decision of the president of the General Authority of Civil Aviation on determining the specifications of the headquarters and work of travel and air cargo offices.
The draft law aims to keep pace with the development in this sector in line with the requirements of international organisations.
The draft law included provisions, including: conditions and procedures for licensing and renewing it for travel and air freight offices, regulating the safe transportation of hazardous materials, classifying air travel offices, travel and air freight offices obligations, and conditions and obligations for granting licenses to international distribution system companies.
The Cabinet also approved a draft decision of the Minister of Transport and Communications regarding controls and fees for services related to Qatari Internet domains, to replace Resolution of the Minister of Transport and Communications No. (27) of 2017 regarding controls and fees for services related to Qatari Internet domains.
The Cabinet also affirmed the continuation of work with the procedures and precautionary measures that have been taken to combat COVID-19.
It then approved a draft memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the fields of tourism and business activities between Qatar Tourism and the Ministry of Culture and Sports in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Cabinet also approved Qatar’s hosting of the 12th Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers in the Islamic World 2021 via video conference.
The Cabinet then approved participation in the second session of the Qatari-Ukrainian joint committee for economic, commercial and technical cooperation in Kiev from August 31 to September 2, 2021.
The Cabinet also reviewed the works of the 55th regular session of the Council of Arab Health Ministers held virtually in May 2021.