The Shura Council held Monday its regular weekly meeting under the chairpersonship of HE Speaker of the Council Hassan bin Abdullah Al Ghanim.
At the beginning of the session, the Council praised the Amiri decision to increase the pensions of retirees issued by HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in conjunction with the issuance of the Social Security and Military Retirement Laws.
The Council stressed that the Amiri decision to increase the pensions of retirees reflects the HH the Amir's appreciation for their efforts for the sake of the country.
The Council praised the Social Security and Military Retirement Laws. They noted that the two laws, with their important advantages in building a foundation and accurate standards in the field of retirement, pension, and social insurance systems, represent a qualitative leap and an important development in those areas in line with the development renaissance the country is witnessing in all fields.
Afterward, HE Secretary-General of the Shura Council Dr. Ahmed bin Nasser Al Fadhala read out the agenda of the session. The minutes of the previous session were ratified.
The Council approved a request to extend the work of the committee concerned with developing the internal regulations of the Shura Council, after discussions characterized by ensuring that the committee takes its time to develop the regulations in an appropriate manner that meets the requirements of the legislative and oversight process of the Shura Council stipulated by the permanent constitution of the State of Qatar, given the importance of the Shura Council's internal regulations, as they are the basis of work in the Council.