Doha, October 03 (QNA) – Secretary-General of the National Human Rights Committee of Qatar (NHRC) Maryam bint Abdullah Al-Attiyah met today at the Committee’s headquarters with a delegation from Amnesty International, which visited the Commission to identify activities and discuss a number of topics related to its activities on the local level as well as to identify development of human rights-related legislation in the State of Qatar.
During the meeting the Committee’s Secretary-General said the Committee is preparing two reports, one bi-annual and the other a comprehensive annual report submitted to the cabinet to brief the Ministers on the Committee’s vision regarding the human rights situation in the State of Qatar.
She explained that the Committee receives petitions on human rights from both citizens and residents, advise them of their rights or direct them to the competent authorities to resolve their problems.
She added that the committee pay special attention to human rights education, explaining that the Committee has a special department concerned with human rights education which organizes training courses, workshops, conferences and awareness campaigns for different segments of society.(QNA)