Cabinet Approves Draft Law on Combating Conflicts of Interest


The Cabinet, chaired by HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, decided the following during the regular meeting held yesterday via videoconferencing:

• Approval of the draft law on combating conflicts of interest and referring it to the Shura Council. The definition of a conflict of interest is any situation in which an employee or a person associated with him/her has a material or moral interest that conflicts or is likely to conflict with the duties or responsibilities of his position or job, including his commitment to integrity, impartiality, and the preservation of public money and the public interest.

• Approval of draft law regulating unmanned aircraft.

• Approval of a draft Amiri decision to establish Doha University for Science and Technology.

• Approval of a draft decision of the Minister of Interior defining the medical examination and the rules and levels of medical fitness for members of private security services companies.

Source: Government of Qatar