"Nowadays, Qatar is being bullied by its big neighbours. |
Let’s explore some facts about Qatar.
It has the highest per capita income in the world – $146,000 per year.
It is second country in the world with the largest number of millionaires: approximately 30,000.
Qatar is the first Arab country and fourth country in the world with a quality education system.
It is the first Arab country and the sixth country in the world which prioritises the quality of health.
Qatar is the first Arab country and 20th country in the world that is engaged in the fight against corruption.
It is the second country in the world that remains secure and there is a limited risk of terrorism in Qatar.
Qatar is the first Arab country that ranks in the 12th position in the Global Competitiveness Report.
The country has been ranked among the best countries in terms of employment indicators.
Qatar’s bank assets amount to QR 1.1 trillion. It is the largest Arab bank with assets of about QR 520 billion, $300 billion in sovereign funds involving 39 countries and significant shares in Europe’s largest banks – Barclays and Credit Suisse.
The country annually spends $6 billion on scientific research.
Qatar Airways is the fastest growing airline.
Qatar Telecom operates in 17 countries with 107 million subscribers and own 28 percent of the towers in London.
It is the only country in the world where water and electricity are free and there are no taxes.
The Hamad Airport is finest in the world. Qatar is the world’s first state in the spread of optic fibre.
It is the world’s first country in infrastructure indicators.
Qatar is the safest country against disaster risks.
It has the largest LPG production in the world and the second largest gas transport fleet.
Qatar owns 15 billion barrels of oil – which is sufficient for 40 years.
It owns 900 trillion cubic feet of gas – enough to last for 143 years. It stands fourth among countries that are engaged in petrochemical production.
One hopes that sanity prevails and the crisis between Qatar and other Arab countries is quickly resolved. Doha is a lovely place and the people are friendly and hospitable. I have been there."