Mission Statement

The International Media Office aims to present an accurate image of Qatar to the world and shed light on the State’s national vision and priorities.


The International Media Office (IMO) was established under Amiri Decree No. 12 of 2023 to communicate the State of Qatar’s achievements, priorities and initiatives across a variety of areas. The IMO is also responsible for promoting relations with all regional and international media outlets.

Communicating Official Positions

The IMO is responsible for communicating the vision, policies, programmes and official state positions of the State of Qatar to the world. The IMO also provides media support to Qatari government entities.

Issuing Official Statements and Press Releases

The IMO is responsible for issuing press releases regarding the country’s foreign affairs and responding to inquiries from international media. It aims to present an accurate image of the State of Qatar by clarifying facts in a timely manner.

Coordinating with International Media and Other Stakeholders

The IMO is a key contact point for all regional and international media, NGOs and think tanks, while also providing logistical support to international media by issuing licences and work permits.