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Election campaign spending capped at QR2 million

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani issued a decision specifying the sources of financing electoral campaigns and the controls and procedures for supervising it.
The decision stipulates that the maximum expenditure of each candidate on electoral campaigns shall be QR2 million, and that each candidate may finance his electoral campaign with his own money or with cash or in-kind donations he receives from Qatari natural persons, provided that the total of these donations does not exceed 35 percent of the maximum limit.
The candidate must notify the committee (the committee for monitoring expenditure on electoral advertising) of the names of the persons from whom he received a donation and the amount of the donation. (QNA)