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QATAR'S SOCIAL INSURANCE LAW DRAFT APPROVED

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Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00

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APPROVAL OF SOCIAL INSURANCE LAW IN QATAR

Qatar's Social Insurance Law Draft Approved

The Cabinet at Qatar approved the draft social insurance law for the betterment of Qataris. It laid emphasis on measures for extending insurance coverage to all employees in the private and public sectors.

A minimum pension threshold was also included in the draft. As per the draft, a pension of at least 15,000 Saudi Riyals will included along with housing allowance in addition to the base pay and social allowance.

The cabinet also gave their approval to a draft Military Pension Law. The draft law also has special allocation to the subscription pool for military employees.

Insured women will be excluded from having their pension reduced if they resign for nursing a child or a disability that meets certain criteria.

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