Doha, April 19 (QNA) - HE Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani chaired Wednesday the Cabinet's ordinary meeting at its Emiri Diwan premises. Following the meeting, HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud said that the Cabinet reviewed topics on the meeting's agenda.
The Cabinet approved a draft law on the national system for the inventory and control of nuclear materials and approved its referral to the Advisory Council. The draft law stipulates that the National Committee for Prohibition of Weapons (NCPW) shall undertake the inventory and control works of nuclear materials, either used or produced in all activities, including researches.
The draft law also set the terms of reference of the Committee and the obligations of facilities and entities that use nuclear materials. During the meeting, the Cabinet approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of consumer protection between the Governments of the State of Qatar and the Sultanate of Oman and a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of energy between the Ministry of Energy and Industry in the State of Qatar and the Ministry of Energy in the Republic of Bulgaria.
The Cabinet also approved a draft agreement between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Uganda on the regulation of the employment of Ugandan manpower in the state, a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on economic, commercial and technical cooperation between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Uganda and a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of higher education and scientific research between the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in the State of Qatar and the Ministry of Education and Research in the Kingdom of Sweden.
The first executive draft program on the cooperation agreement in the field of higher education, scientific research and technology for cooperation between the Government of the State of Qatar and the Government of the Republic of Tunisia for the academic years (2017/2018, 2018/2019, 2019/2020) was also approved by the Cabinet
The Cabinet meanwhile reviewed the draft decision of the Minister of Interior to amend some of the provisions of resolution No. (12) of 2008 on the insurance fees on non-Qatari mechanical vehicles and a memo of HE Minister of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs on the outcomes of the 86th session of the Arab Labor Organization (Cairo, March 2017), and took the appropriate decision thereon. (QNA)