Expansion of industrialisation

Before the rise of the petrol industry, the nation of Qatar relied heavily on pearl diving and fishing operations to sustain its economy. While these activities were intrinsic to the region in the early 20th century, the market for this resource plummeted in the 1920s; Qatar was confronted with unfathomable financial hardship as a result. […]

Independent Qatar

In the September of 1971, Qatar officially became an independent state for the first time in almost exactly a century. This monumental and historic event coincided with Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani’s ascension to the throne, heralding a bright new era of Qatari prosperity. The new Emir was not only a symbol of the […]

The remarkable efforts in building Qatar’s economy

Central to Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani’s vision for the future of Qatar was a vibrant economy and strong social infrastructure. While he had assumed governmental duties at an early age as the Chairman of the Security Affairs and Minister of Education, the ability to enact long-lasting and […]

Future driven education reform

Long before Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani came into power as Emir of Qatar, he held a deep understanding and appreciation for the affairs of his country. Having assumed governmental duties at an early age, his initial roles found him overseeing security activities, and as the first Minister of Education […]

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