The Advisory Council held its regular weekly meeting yesterday under the chairmanship of HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud.
The Council discussed a draft law to determine customs tariff on certain types of iron that are similar to those produced by Qatar Steel Company (Qatar Steel).
The Council's members stressed the importance of the draft law in protecting and supporting the national industry which contributes significantly and effectively to the development process in the country. They also stressed that the draft law gives great impetus to the local iron and steel industry, which has proved its quality.
The Council then decided to refer the draft law to the Financial and Economic Affairs Committee for further study and a report.
Source: Government of Qatar