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The Shura Council Approves WOQOD’s Concessions

11 March 2019

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The Shura Council held its regular weekly meeting today under the chairmanship of His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Bin Abdulla Al-Sulaiti, Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council. 

 At the beginning of the meeting the Council discussed the report presented by the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee of the Shura Council on the Draft Law on the concession granted to Qatar Fuel Company (Woqod) for selling, marketing, transporting and distributing gas and petroleum products. 

 After the due discussions, the Council approved the Draft Law and decided to submit its recommendations thereon to the esteemed Government.

The Council also discussed during the meeting a Request for General Debate on the land and marine environment, which was presented by a number of members who praised the Government for attaching great attention to the environment and called for modifying malpractices of some people, to ensure protection of the land and marine environment alike.

 After extensive discussions the Council decided to refer the matter to the Public Services and Utilities to study it extensively and submit its report thereon to the Council.