DOHA, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- An official symposium, sponsored by the Chinese Embassy in Qatar, was held on Monday to discuss policies related to Chinese labor in Qatar and visa permits.
Chinese Ambassador to Qatar Li Chen, Qatar's senior officials of major governmental departments and representatives of Chinese companies attended the discussion.
The talk covered topics including the new labor law, the cancellation of sponsorship system and the new visa exemption offered by Qatari government to 80 countries including China.
They also exchanged opinions on a new system which will allow the Chinese workers to receive medical examination and sign contracts in their home countries before coming to Qatar.
Li stressed that it is important to have a regular communication between the Chinese community and Qatari officials.