CRA Launches Public Consultation on a Draft Cloud Policy Statement

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) on yesterday launched a public consultation on a draft Cloud Policy Statement to seek views and comments on the content of the draft from interested parties and stakeholders no later than April 23 this year.

The CRA developed the Cloud Policy Statement, within the framework of its Strategy 2020-2024, where it supports the objectives of Qatar National Vision 2030 and Qatar National Second Development Strategy 2018-2022. The CRA sets within the statement the current scene and provides recommendations for overall policy and regulatory review that is instrumental to the development of a solid cloud computing industry in Qatar.

In line with the objectives of its strategy, the CRA has identified, in the Cloud Policy Statement, a comprehensive set of legal and regulatory requirements that competent government entities should adopt or update. Similarly, the Cloud Policy highlights recommendations for stakeholders of the cloud value chain to ensure compliance with national and international laws and best practices.

Source: Government of Qatar