Qatar Cabinet approves draft decision to raise the percentage of Qatari employment

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Qatar Cabinet approves draft decision to raise the percentage of Qatari employment

First - Approved a draft decision of the Minister of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs regarding determining the ratio of Qataris to non-Qataris working in the private sector.

This draft resolution comes in implementation of the provisions of the Labor Law promulgated by Law No. (14) of 2004.

The draft decision aims to raise the percentage of Qataris working at state-owned companies, or where the state is an investor to 60 percent. The decision also includes other authorities that are subject to the retirement and pensions law.

 

The draft decision also aims to raise the percentage of Qataris in human resources to 80 percent in these authorities. 

The children of Qatari women are treated as Qataris when calculating the localization ratio.

The authorities in question are banned from appointing non-Qataris in jobs allocated by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor, and Social Affairs for localization.

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