Emir greets Senegal President

April 05, 2012 - 1:46:25 am


Doha: The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani has sent a cable of greetings to the President of Senegal on the occasion of his country’s National Day.

The Heir Apparent H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has also sent a cable to the Senegalese President.

The Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H E Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem bin Jabor Al Thani has sent a cable of greetings to Senegal on the occasion of  National Day.


Cabinet okays draft law on health insurance

Doha: The cabinet in its weekly regular session held at the Emiri Diwan yesterday approved a draft law on the Social Health Insurance.

The cabinet also approved following issues on the agenda:

1. Necessary measures for the issuance of a draft law on the autopsy of human bodies, after taking note of the Advisory Council recommendation on the draft-law.

2. A decree law extending the guarantee term by the government of Qatar of some Qatar Airways Company’s covenants.

3. A draft second executive programme of the economic, educational and information cooperation agreement between Qatar and Kuwait for scholastic years 20112/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015.

4. A draft agreement on the avoidance of dual taxation and financial evasion with regard to income tax between Qatar and government of Jersey and its annexed protocol.

The cabinet also reviewed a letter by the Governor of Qatar Central Bank on the Bank’s budget for 2011 and took the appropriate decision. The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs H E Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud presided over the meeting.


Khulaifi meets Palestinian police chief  

Doha: The Director General of the Public Security Staff Maj Gen H E Saad bin Jassim Al Khulaifi met here yesterday  Palestinian Police Chief Maj Gen Hazem Atallah.

They discussed prospects of cooperation.