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Minister of Education Issues Decision on Forming School Canteens Committee

02 April 2017

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Wahid Al-Hammadi, the Minister of Education and Higher Education, has issued a ministerial decree on forming a committee for school canteens chaired by the Director of the Health and Safety Department in the Ministry.
The Committee shall include representatives from the Schools Affairs Department and the Private Schools Affairs Department of the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, a representative of the Ministry of Municipality and the Environment, two representatives from the Ministry of Public Health - nutritionists - and a representative of Qatar General Organization for Standards and Metrology - nutritionist - as well as a representative of For Qatar Diabetes Association (nutritionist).
The Committee shall be responsible for approving the pre-qualification requirements and specifications for the management of school canteens, approving the price lists, supervising the qualification process of suppliers, ensuring conformity of the supplied food items to the requirements, adopting a mechanism for monitoring the canteens and recommending the appropriate sanctions to the offending suppliers, as well assuming other duties.


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