Qatar

Qatar Country Information

Qatar has greatly increased its international presence in recent years despite its diminutive size.

High-rise buildings in Doha

The country is seeking to expand its cultural footprint and is massively expanding its capacity for sporting events, in particular for the 2022 Soccer World Cup. Qatar is home to one of the world's most renowned sports clinics and also plays a major role in the provision of sports medicine to top athletes.

In order to reduce its dependence on oil and gas, Qatar is increasingly seeking to diversify its economy and has created the "Qatar National Vision 2030". This long-term strategy encourages social, economic, sustainable and diversified development.

Gigantic infrastructure projects are being implemented for the 2022 Soccer World Cup. A total of 8 stadiums are to be built. Other ongoing construction projects in the areas of transport, water/wastewater supply, electricity, education and health are receiving state support. 

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