Qatar.. 51 years of development and modern renaissance led by the “National Vision of Qatar 2030”

Tomorrow, Sunday, the eighteenth of December, the State of Qatar will celebrate its National Day under the slogan “Our unity is the source of our strength”. On this day in the history of Qatar, it recalls the biography of its founder, who, almost 140 years ago when he took power, laid the foundations of the modern state and established its values ​​and principles on which it was based, and clearly reflects the continuous work and effort that it initiated through its leaders who followed the path and achieved the desired goal.

National Day carries with it many meanings of sacrifice, renunciation and giving, as well as emphasizing the meaning of glory, pride and national belonging, as it is the commemoration of the establishment of the State of Qatar by the founder Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani on December 18, 1878, which is laid the foundations of the modern state of Qatar. Until, under his leadership, Qatar became a single cohesive unit and a single, independent state.

This day is dear to the hearts of Qataris, because it represents the meaning of unity and harmony among all who live on the land of Qatar.

From the beginning of its journey, the State of Qatar believes in the principle of investing in people and puts them at the top of its priorities. Despite the advanced stages that the state has made in achieving comprehensive development and economic progress, the aspirations of the leadership constantly strive for the best and the highest.

The Saudis share the government and people of their brothers in Qatar with feelings of pride in the achievements that have been made, and the Kingdom and the sister state of Qatar have historical relations based on common constants governed by bonds of brotherhood, kinship and common destiny, and have become the basis for the inclusion of various social, cultural, political, security, economic and youth aspects.

The leaders of the two countries want to strengthen bilateral relations and complete their efforts in supporting the Gulf Cooperation Council in terms of ensuring security and stability in the region, achieving progress and prosperity, facing various challenges and raising the level of cooperation between these countries. member states to the highest levels of partnership.

In continuation of the unity of views that characterizes the two brotherly countries, the State of Qatar welcomed the “Al-Ula Declaration” on the 21st of Jumada al-Awwal in 1442 AD, which was published on the sidelines of the meeting of the Forty – the first session of the Supreme Council of the Cooperation Council for Arab Countries of the Gulf, which was held in the governorate of Al-Ula, stressing that this meeting comes in This decisive moment is the expansion of the process of joint action within the Gulf, the Arab and Islamic framework, and giving priority to the supreme interest in a way to strengthen the bonds of friendship and brotherhood among nations, establishing the principles of good neighborliness and mutual respect.

Saudi-Qatari relations were not limited to political and security aspects, but went beyond them and included economic, cultural, sports and tourism aspects.

The arrival of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in Doha is a good testament to the strength of the relationship between the two countries.

His Highness’s instruction to use all capabilities and facilities to support the brotherly state of Qatar for the success of the World Cup is further proof of the strength of those relations.

The Kingdom has announced the launch of an electronic service that allows holders of the “Haya” fan card for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to obtain a visa to enter the Kingdom free of charge.

Qatar National Vision 2030, which was adopted in 2008, comes to achieve progress and prosperity for citizens, as the vision aims to transform Qatar into an advanced country capable of achieving sustainable development and ensuring the continuation of a decent life for its people, generation after generation. .

This vision deals with the targeted results rather than the details of their achievement, as it provides a general framework through which national strategies and more detailed implementation plans are prepared.

This vision defines the features of the future, explaining five main challenges, namely modernization while preserving tradition, the needs of current and future generations, targeted growth and uncontrolled expansion, the path of development, the size and quality of targeted work of expatriates, economic and social development, and environmental protection and development .

The vision also included the most important guidelines that protect public and personal freedoms, protect moral and religious values ​​and traditions, and ensure security, stability and equal opportunities. The national vision foresees development prospects through four interrelated pillars of human development, social development, economic development and environmental development.

The State of Qatar is ranked (18th), according to the Global Competitiveness Book 2022, published annually by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland, among (64) countries, most of which are developed countries. The assessment of competitiveness was based on a set of data and indicators that were submitted at the local level, along with the results of a survey of a sample of company managers and businessmen about the business environment and the competitiveness of the Qatari economy.

The axes in which the State of Qatar advanced in the report included: the economic performance axis ranked (9), the government efficiency axis ranked (7) and the business sector efficiency axis ranked (14), and the ranking of the State of Qatar improved in the Infrastructure axis of the scale (38 ).

The Qatari economy achieved a strong jump in the level of domestic product during the first quarter of this year 2022, compared to the last quarter of last year, as it grew at the quarterly level by around 13.2%, which was reached during the first quarter of this year around 197 .7 billion riyals, compared to the level recorded during the quarter. The latest in 2021, in which the country’s GDP is estimated at about 174.7 billion riyals, reflecting the economic expansion witnessed by the State of Qatar during the first quarter of this year and in line with the estimates and expectations presented by the International Monetary Fund in the context of discussions with the state Qatar, in accordance with Article IV, along with the estimates of the World Bank Group, expects that the Qatari economy will achieve strong growth during the current year in the light of a number of factors, the most important of which is the continuous increase in energy prices, more specifically oil prices, which are moving above the level of one hundred dollars per barrel, along with the diversification of Qatari investments and ongoing preparations for hosting the World Cup. FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

The surplus of the trade balance of the State of Qatar (the difference between total exports and imports) jumped during the third quarter of this year 2022 AD by 85.6 percent, achieving a surplus of 107.3 billion riyals, compared to the same period last year, when reached the level of 57.8 billion rials.

The total value of Qatar’s exports (including exports of local goods and re-exports) during the third quarter of the current year 2022 AD was (138.8) billion riyals, an increase of 56.2 billion riyals, or 68 percent, compared to the third quarter of 2021. year no, which recorded total exports in the amount of 82.6 billion rials, and compared to the second quarter of this year 2022, it does not record a growth of 12.8 billion rials, or 10.2 percent.

Regarding Qatari imports, the Planning and Statistics Authority of the State of Qatar stated that its value during the third quarter of the current year 2022 AD was 31.5 billion riyals, an increase of 6.7 billion riyals, or 27.1 percent , compared to imports from Qatar. the same period in the previous year 2021 AD, which recorded a value of 24.8 billion riyals in 2021, and imports increased by 4.1 billion riyals, or 15 percent, compared to the second quarter of 2022 AD.

As part of its strategic plans that led to the successful organization of the “FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022”, the inauguration of eight stadiums in addition to many centers and headquarters of the tournament, which represents a milestone that embodies the renaissance of the State of Qatar, and a major milestone for the Qatari economy.

The Qatari private sector, along with the public sector, contributed to the implementation of World Cup projects, starting with infrastructure projects, passing through World Cup stadiums, as well as contributing to the construction of hotels and real estate projects that support the World Cup, all the way to various projects and services related to holding the tournament .

Qatar Airways represents the gateway to international aviation for the State of Qatar, due to its great importance for the tourism sector and the economic and cultural relations it creates in the long term.

Since its establishment in 1997, Qatar Airways has received numerous awards and accolades and has become one of the most prestigious airlines in the world with five stars from Skytrax. As the best airline in the world in the years 2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021.

Mwani Qatar is responsible for the management of ports and maritime transport stations in the State of Qatar, in addition to the management of berths, dry ports and container terminals. It also provides maritime guidance, towing, ship mooring and management of navigation aids, along with loading, unloading, manipulation and storage of goods, as well as participation in the development of seaports and related services, according to international standards.

Qatar’s ports received more than 142,000 tonnes of general merchandise and 17,381 head of livestock, with building and construction materials registering a 50 percent jump to 61,203 tonnes, while vehicles and equipment rose 30 percent to 6,939 units in November 2022. compared to the same month in November 2022. The year is 2021 AD.

In the field of higher education and scientific research, the State of Qatar is witnessing an increasingly large and diverse growth in the number of higher education institutions in cooperation with the most prestigious international institutions of higher education with a prestigious reputation, bringing the number of these institutions to (32) higher education institutions in 2021, which offer (365) academic programs. To provide a range of educational options for students who wish to complete university studies in various specialized educational fields, while sending students to study in educational institutions abroad.

It has achieved steady growth in the number of scientific research institutions and centers, bringing them to (33) centers and institutions, with diverse interests in various topics such as environment and energy, medicine, entrepreneurship and computing, social, human and educational studies, technological innovation and sustainable development.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *