Sheikh Hamad says country ‘on track’ for elected shura council
Issue 902 - 10 Jun 2011
oreign minister and premier Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al-Thani (HBJ) has said Qatar remains committed to an elected shura council. Speaking at Oxford University in late May, he said Qatar had taken a phased approach towards democracy and that “preparing the necessary laws has taken a long time”.
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