HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued the following decrees yesterday:

  1. Decree No 1 of 2017, ratifying a memorandum of understanding in the field of veterinary health and livestock production between Qatar’s ministry of municipality and environment and Georgia’s ministry of agriculture, which was signed in Doha on March 28, 2016.
    2. Decree No 2 of 2017, ratifying an agreement between the governments of Qatar and Ecuador on the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion regarding income tax and its annexed protocol, which were signed on October 22, 2014.
    3. Decree No 3 of 2017, ratifying a memorandum of understanding on promoting Qatari-Chinese co-operation in building the Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road between Qatar’s Foreign Ministry and the People’s Republic of China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), which was signed in Beijing on November 3, 2014.
    The decrees are effective starting from their date of issue and are to be published in the official gazette.
    4. Decree No 4 of  2017, appointing HE Yousuf bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhro, undersecretary of the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA).