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Qatar. Qatar sets October 2 for first legislative elections (Al Jazeera)

Qatar’s first legislative polls for two-thirds of the advisory Shura Council will be held on October 2, according to a decree issued by the ruling emir on Sunday.

Qataris will elect 30 members of the 45-seat body while Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will continue to appoint the remaining 15 members.

Qatar sets October 2 for first legislative elections | Elections News | Al Jazeera