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Cabinet approves draft law on travel, air freight offices

QNA

Wednesday، 28 July 2021 04:26 PM

The Cabinet Wednesday approved a draft law regulating travel and air freight offices, to keep pace with the development in the sector and in line with the requirements of international organisations.
HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani chaired the Cabinet's regular meeting held at its seat at the Amiri Diwan.
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 licences to international distribution system companies.
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 was approved apart from a draft decision of the president of the General Authority of Civil Aviation on determining the specifications of the headquarters of the activities of travel offices and air cargo offices.
The Cabinet 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.
Also approved were 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 Kazakhstan, Qatar's hosting of the 12th Islamic Conference of Culture Ministers in the Islamic World 2021 via video conference, and participation in the second session of the Qatari-Ukrainian joint committee for economic, commercial and technical cooperation in Kiev from August31 to September 2, 2021.
The Cabinet reviewed the works of the 55th regular session of the Council of Arab Health Ministers held virtually in May 2021.
At the outset of the meeting, the Cabinet was briefed by HE the Minister of Public Health on the latest developments in efforts to curb Covid-19. The Cabinet affirmed the continuation of work with the procedures and precautionary measures that have been taken in order to combat the pandemic.
 
 

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