The political system of Qatar is a semi-constitutional monarchy with the emir as head of state and chief executive, and the prime minister as the head of government. Under the Constitution of Qatar , the partially-elected Consultative Assembly has a limited ability to reject legislation and dismiss ministers.
The electoral system in Qatar. Political parties are banned in Qatar. The country’s first-ever legislative elections took place in October 2021, to elect 30 members of the 45-seat Shura council. This council takes an advisory role and has limited power on defence, security, economic, and investment issues.
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In 2021, Qatar succeeded in brokering the restoration of diplomatic relations between the republics of Somalia and Kenya with the aim of achieving international peace and stability. Qatar has mediated efforts in Somalia to resolve political differences related to the elections through dialogue and comprehensive consensus between the Somali parties.
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UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON – Qatar held separate bilateral meetings with the United States and Iran this week that touched on Iran's nuclear program and U.S. concerns about Iranian drone transfers...
Officially, Qatar is a constitutional monarchy. The head of state is the Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, whose position is hereditary. Politically, Qatar is evolving from a traditional society into one based on more formal and democratic institutions to meet the requirements of social and economic progress.
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