The Cabinet’s regular meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, yesterday approved its draft decision on the terms and conditions for the participation of companies and entities established and registered with the Free Zone Authority and Qatar Financial Center or other entities legally authorised to do so in tenders, auctions, practices, competitions and direct agreement.
Under the provisions of the draft decision, companies and entities, other than insurance companies and banks, may participate in tenders, auctions, practices, competitions and direct agreements, in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in this decision.
Companies and entities, when participating in tenders, auctions, practices, competitions and direct agreement, shall be subject to the provisions of the Tenders and Auction Regulation Act and its executive regulations.
Following the meeting, held at the Amiri Diwan, HE the Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr Issa Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi stated the following:
The Cabinet reviewed topics on its meeting’s agenda as following:
The Cabinet approved the draft law on regulating real estate development.
The draft law is to replace Law No 6 of 2014 to regulate real estate development, in order to keep up with the recent developments and activate the real estate market.
The Cabinet approved that Qatar will host the next edition of the World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly, which will be held in 2020.
The Cabinet approved the accession of the Qatar Financial Markets Authority to the Francophone Institute of Financial Regulation.
The Cabinet approved the accession of the State Audit Bureau to the Economic Co-operation Organisation of the Supreme Audit Institutions (ECOSAI) as an observer.
The Cabinet also approved the following:
1- A draft grant agreement on funding the support for the Independence Accreditation Programme and the partnership programme to support the Supreme Audit Institutions (SAI) operating in the sensitive conditions in Audit Bureau in Qatar for the INTOSAI Development Initiative between the State Audit Bureau of Qatar and the INTOSAI Development Initiative.
2- A draft grant agreement on funding the support for the use of the framework of SAIs performance measurement, and to enhance e-learning capabilities by the State Audit Bureau in Qatar for the INTOSAI Development Initiative between the State Audit Bureau of Qatar and the INTOSAI Development Initiative.
The Cabinet takes the necessary measures to ratify:
1. An agreement on the cancellation of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic, private and official passports between the governments of Qatar and Nepal.
2. A memorandum of understanding for co-operation in agriculture and food security between the governments of Qatar and Nepal.
The Cabinet took the appropriate decisions on:
1- Draft decision of the Cabinet to establish a committee on the real estate development strategy.
2- Draft decision of HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment on the prohibition of disposal of waste in non-authorised areas.
3- The letter of the Planning and Statistics Organisation Chairman and the Chairman of the Permanent Population Committee on the annual report of the Committee for 2018. – QNA
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