Cabinet approves draft decision regarding management of Abu Samra border crossing
HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, chaired the Cabinet's regular meeting on Wednesday at the Amiri Diwan.
Following the meeting, HE Minister of Municipality and Environment and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Subaei issued the following statement:
At the outset of the meeting, the Cabinet was briefed by HE Minister of Public Health on the latest developments in efforts to curb COVID-19, and the Cabinet expressed its satisfaction with the progress of the vaccination process against the virus, as the total of vaccine doses that have been used to vaccinate the population exceeded 4 million doses.
The Cabinet affirmed the continuation of work with the procedures and precautionary measures that have been taken in order to combat this pandemic.
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Moreover, the following topics were considered by the Cabinet as per the agenda.
Firstly, the approval of a draft decision to amend some provisions of Resolution No. 3 of 2003 on the Establishment of a Permanent Committee for the Management of Abu Samra Border Crossing.
This Committee, which works closely with the Ministry of Interior, is responsible for a variety of tasks including monitoring the progress of border work, supervising all employees and border post personnel, and working to remove obstacles and impediments that prevent proper border post performance.
Secondly, the approval of the draft decision of the Minister of Finance regarding distinctive marks for excise goods.
Thirdly, the approval of two projects as highlighted below:
- Project of a program between the State of Qatar's Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the fields of culture and arts for the years 2022-2023.
- Project of the first executive program in the field of sports between the State of Qatar's Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the years 2022-2023.
Fourthly, the Cabinet reviewed a report of the Grievance Committee at Qatar Financial Markets Authority (QFMA) for the period between July 1 to December 31, 2020 and took the appropriate decision in its regard.
Established at QFMA, the committee which is headed by one of the presidents of the Court of Appeal, with membership of two judges of the Court of Appeal and two experts in the field of securities transactions, is concerned with deciding on grievances against some of the decisions issued by the Authority.
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