The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, revealed a historic event that his country will witness for the first time, which is the parliamentary elections that will be held for the first time in Qatar.
In a speech delivered during the opening of the regular session of the Qatari Consultative Council, Sheikh Tamim announced that the date for the first parliamentary elections in his country, “the Shura Council elections,” will be held in October of next year 2021.
During his speech, the Emir praised the role that the Qatari riyal played in facing external crises, indicating that his country was able to enhance its international position despite the continued blockade imposed on it.
Speaking about Palestine, Sheikh Tamim said: “We affirm our firm position on the justice of the Palestinian cause and legitimate rights, including the establishment of the state on the 1967 borders.”
On the other hand, he praised the Qatari health system, stressing that its role and interaction was excellent in confronting Corona, and stressed the need for “not to be complacent to avoid a second wave of the Corona epidemic,” revealing that Doha will not hesitate to take firm measures in the event of an outbreak.