Shura Council Approves Draft Law on Measures to Host the World Cup


The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting yesterday, via videoconferencing, under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker of the Shura Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud, at the Council’s headquarters.

The Council reviewed the report of the Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee on a draft law on measures to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

The draft law included (43) articles distributed into (10) chapters, and its articles include provisions related to the issuance of entry and work permits for workers in the tournament, the competencies of the security committee, the provisions for facilitating banking and foreign exchange operations during the tournament, issuing, selling and distributing tickets, broadcasting, advertising, transportation during the tournament activities, and the provisions for volunteers. After an extensive discussion of the committee’s report, the Council decided to approve the aforementioned draft law as received from the esteemed government.


Source: Government of Qatar