The prudent political leadership in Qatar has decided to adopt an active foreign policy in all areas and at the regional, Arab and international levels.
This was clearly reflected on the work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which involves numerous contracts, projects, mediations, agreements, laws, legislations, internal and external committees, legal and technical advice and other commitments.
The Department of Legal Affairs serves as the legal arm that provides legal advice, opinion and consultation to the various bodies of the State in general and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in particular.
Hence, the Department of Legal Affairs endeavors to build its capacity and develop its staff to be able to shoulder the burdens of this great development and outstanding legal activity.
The Department of Legal Affairs is working in many areas and offers many technical, consulting and advisory services. The following diagram illustrates the key areas and sub- areas in general: