Cabinet Nod a Draft Decision for Panel to Regulate Non-Qatari Ownership of Real Estate

The Cabinet, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, during the regular meeting held yesterday morning at its seat at the Amiri Diwan, approved a draft decision to form a committee to regulate non-Qatari ownership and use of real estate and determine the committee’s work system and remuneration.

The Ministry of Justice has prepared the draft decision as part of completing the necessary procedures to activate the provisions of Law 16 of 2018 regulating non-Qatari ownership and use of real estate.

The draft included the formation of the committee headed by a representative of the Ministry of Justice with the membership of representatives of the authorities concerned.

Under the provisions of Law No 16 of 2018, non-Qataris may own and use real estate in the areas in accordance with the conditions, controls, benefits and procedures, which shall be determined by a decision of the Council of Ministers upon the proposal of the Committee.

The Cabinet also amended some provisions of the Cabinet’s decision No 30 of 2017 setting up the Committee for Policies of Financing the State’s projects, to include HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry as a member of the committee.

Source: Government of Qatar