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Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani chaired the Cabinet regular meeting, held at its headquarters at the Emiri Diwan.
Following the meeting, Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs H E Dr. Hassan Lahdan Saqr Al Mohannadi said the Cabinet approved the Qatar's Second National Development Strategy (2018-2022). The strategy was developed by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics in coordination with the concerned entities. The strategy included aspects towards 2022; achievements, lessons learnt, continuing the support to implement Qatar National Vision 2030, economical performance and future prospects.
The strategy also included institutional development, providing services and financial management. In addition to the sustainability of economic prosperity, strengthening human development, proper social development, sustainable development that preserves the environment and managing the strategic performance.
The Prime Minister directed the ministries and other concerned entities to set needed plans and projects to implement the second strategy. He said the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics will be in charge of following up the implementation of the strategy and provide periodical reports to the Cabinet which includes what has been achieved, obstacles and solutions to these obstacles.
The Cabinet also approved the draft decision of the Minister of Municipality and Environment to adopt international standard specifications as Qatari standard specifications.
The Cabinet took the required measures to ratify an agreement between the governments of Qatar and the Republic of Singapore on encouraging and protecting mutual investments.
The Cabinet took the needed measures to ratify a MoU between the governments of Qatar and Indonesia to cooperate in the youth and sports fields.
The Cabinet also took the required measures to ratify an MoU to cooperate in the field of higher education between the governments Qatar and Malaysia. The Cabinet took the required measures to ratify an MoU between the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar and the Ministry of Education and Culture in Indonesia to cooperate in the education field. The Cabinet took the required measures to ratify an MoU in the health field between the governments of Qatar and Indonesia.
The Cabinet took the necessary measures to ratify an MoU to cooperate in the health and medical sciences fields between the governments of Qatar and Sri Lanka.
The Cabinet also approved a draft agreement to cooperate on the field of environment protection between the governments of Qatar and Armenia. The Cabinet reviewed and took the necessary measures on the memorandum of Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs regarding the conference on the suffering of the Palestinian children in light of Israel's violations of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and 37th session of Arab Council of Ministers of Social Affairs, both held in November in Kuwait.
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