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Posted On: 12 September 2013 05:29 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:13 pm

Owners’ data to be included in ID cards

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The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani yesterday chaired the weekly Cabinet session at the Emiri Diwan. The Cabinet approved a draft law to amend some provisions of law No. 5 of 1965 on Identity Cards. Card owners’ data will now be included in the ID which will be renewed upon a decision by the Interior Minister. Identity cards will be issued by the concerned department at the ministry after the applicant pays the prescribed fee and submits a request on the prescribed form and documents in accordance with procedures decided by the ministry. The Cabinet reviewed a proposal by the National Committee for the Alliance of Civilisations on the general framework of plans for 2013 to 2016. It approved a draft memorandum of understanding on cultural cooperation between Qatar and Colombia and took measures to ratify the amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material of 1980.