DRAFT LAW ON REAL ESTATE OWNERSHIP BY NON-QATARIS APPROVED

The Cabinet, chaired by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, approved yesterday a draft law on regulating the ownership and usage of real estate by non-Qataris in the country.

Under the provisions of the draft legislation, non-Qataris may own and use real estate in areas and in accordance with the conditions, controls and benefits specified by a decision of the Cabinet and based on the recommendation of the commission for regulating non-Qatari ownership and use of real estate.

The provisions of the law will apply to land space, buildings and residential units, as well as some other units in residential complexes.

Source: Government of Qatar