UNESCO Social and Human Sciences
You are in the MOST Phase I website (1994-2003).
The MOST Phase II website is available at: www.unesco.org/shs/most.



Constitution as adopted on 2 April 1970.

Article 1

    Qatar is an independent sovereign Arab state and a member of the Union of Arab Emirates. Its religion is Islam, and Islamic Shari'ah law shall be a fundamental source of its legislation. Its regime is democratic and its official language is Arabic.


    Text of the Constitution

To MOST Clearing House Homepage