Posted on October 26, 2017

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani, chaired the ordinary meeting of the Cabinet that was held at the Emiri Diwan.

The Cabinet discussed several issues and passed a draft law on workers’ support and insurance. According to the draft law, a “Workers’ Support and Insurance Fund” shall be established, having a moral identity and independent liability, while being affiliated to the Cabinet.

This fund aims to achieve the following:

  1. Providing sustainable financial resources necessary for the support and insurance of workers.
  2. Payment of the dues of workers approved by dispute resolution committees, then disbursing what has been paid by employers.
  3. Supporting the activities of workers.