Widam Company announced that it had received a copy of the decision of the Court of Cassation – Civil Department in Appeal No. 314/2017 and a summary of the dispute between Widam and the Ministry of Municipality and Environment as follows:
• On August 23, 2011, Widam Food Company filed a lawsuit against the Ministry of Municipality to demand the issuance of the judiciary balancing the contracts and balancing the interests of the two parties and restoring the contractual and financial balance between them with the value of the sums it spent in order to realize projects and businesses, the subject of the four contracts concluded regarding renting lands in the area ( Al Wukair – Al Wakra – Bu Fasilah – Al Sailiya) which was canceled on 24/02/2011 AD by the State Property Department of the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning.
• The Ministry of Municipality submitted an interlocutory request to the court on 03/30/2016 AD that the Widam Food Company pay an amount of (6,890.673 riyals) only six million eight hundred and ninety thousand six hundred and seventy-three riyals to change the value of the rent arrears on Widam for the plots of land in question. lawsuit.
• The sessions were deliberated in courts of various degrees and specializations until the date of October 17, 2017, where the Court of Cassation ruled that the appeal of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment against the appeal ruling was not accepted, which obligated the Ministry of Municipality to pay an amount of (18,830.42 riyals) only eighteen million eight hundred thirty thousand and forty-two Qatari riyals the value of businesses and establishments on the lands in dispute to Widam Food Company, according to the expert’s report, and that Widam Food Company pays an amount of (6,890,673 riyals) only six million eight hundred and ninety thousand six hundred and seventy-three riyals not to change the value of the rents, thus the net amount obtained by the company becomes Widam Food is (11,939,369 riyals) only eleven million nine hundred and thirty-nine thousand three hundred and sixty-nine Qatari riyals.
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