HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani chaired the Cabinet regular meeting held at its seat at the Amiri Diwan on Wednesday.
Following the meeting, HE Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Dr. Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi issued the following statement:
At the beginning of the meeting, the Cabinet was briefed by HE Minister of Public Health on the latest developments in efforts to curb Coronavirus (Covid-19). The Cabinet affirmed the continuation of work with the precautionary measures taken to combat the pandemic.
As part of the plan to gradually lift the restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Cabinet decided following:
First: 1- the annulment of the Cabinet’s decision on the suspension of medical services in private health care facilities.
2- the annulment of the Cabinet’s decision on the suspension of the system of temporary home services provided by cleaning and hospitality companies.
3- This decision shall be effective from Sep. 1, 2020.
Second: 1- the amendment of the Cabinet’s decision issued regarding holding all meetings for employees and workers in the government and private sectors remotely using technology means to allow meetings to be held with the attendance of no more than 15 people.
2 – This decision shall be effective from September 1, 2020, until further notice.
Third: 1 – the continuation of work with the Cabinet’s decision that allowed, according to the need of work, no more than 80% of the total number of employees in the government sector to resume their work at their place of work, while the rest of the employees to work remotely from their homes or upon request, depending on the circumstances.
2- the continuation of work with the Cabinet’s decision that allowed no more than 80% of the total number of workers in the private sector to resume their work at their place of work, and the rest of them to work remotely from their homes.
Fourth: the continuation of adherence to the precautionary measures, including wearing masks and maintaining a safe distance. (MORE)