Shura Council Stresses Qatar Firm Position Towards Palestinian Cause

04 October 2022

The Shura Council affirmed the State of Qatar's firm position on the Palestinian issue and its full support for the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, which are sanctioned by international conventions.

This came during the first session of the third meeting of the third legislative term of the Arab Parliament, which was held today at the headquarters of the Arab League's General Secretariat with the participation of a delegation from the Shura Council, which included Their Excellences members of the Shura Council and Arab Parliament Sheikha bint Youssuf Al Jufairi, Salem bin Rashid Al Muraikhi and Hamad bin Abdullah Al Mulla, members of the Council, and members of the Arab Parliament.

During the session, HE Sheikha bint Yousuf Al Jufairi stressed, in remarks she gave, the firm position of the State of Qatar, under the leadership of HH the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, supportive to the steadfastness of the Palestinian people on their land, and in support of their just cause via the establishment of the peace process on a comprehensive, just and lasting settlement, based on the international legitimacy.

For his part, Issa Al Nasr called for the adoption of Arab media initiatives to support the steadfastness of the Palestinian people, by exposing the Israeli practices that are condemned by international law and international legitimacy in the media, and to work to convey a realistic image to the international community of the continuous violations that the Palestinian people are subjected to.

The session reviewed the results of the Palestine Committee meeting, and discussed all Arab developments and issues, including developments in Yemen, Libya, Iraq, Sudan and Somalia, in addition to reviewing messages received from a number of Their Majesties, Excellencies and Highnesses, leaders of Arab countries, and other topics related to strengthening joint Arab action.

The session also reviewed the draft report on the political situation in the Arab world 2021, in its final form, and a presentation note on the preparation of an Arab strategy on ways to achieve nuclear security in the Arab region, the results of the meetings of the Arab Parliament's four permanent committees, which dealt during their meetings with a number of topics, including a draft Arab guiding law for the protection of the Arabic language, a report on the social situation in the Arab world for the year 2021, a report on the 'Document for the Development of Education in the Arab World', economic integration among Arab countries, the role of the private sector in promoting intra-trade, a draft guiding law in the field of artificial intelligence and a number of topics concerning the promotion of joint Arab action.