His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Amir of the State of Qatar.

Qatar National Vision 2030 builds a bridge between the present and the future. It envisages a vibrant and prosperous country in which there is economic and social justice for all, and in which nature and man are in harmony.

– His Highness the Amir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, in 2008

Announcing the launch of the Qatar National Vision 2030


By 2030, Qatar aims to be a State capable of sustaining its development and providing a high standard of living for its people. Qatar’s National Vision defines the long-term goals for the country and provides a framework in which national strategies and implementation plans can be developed.

Opportunities and Challenges

The National Vision aims to balance 5 opportunities and challenges:


Modernisation and preservation of traditions


The needs of the current generation and of future generations


Managed growth and uncontrolled expansion


The size and quality of the expatriate labour force and the selected path of development


Economic growth, social development, and environmental management

The Pillars

Human Development

The State of Qatar is committed to the development of the State’s population to enable them to establish a sustainable, prosperous society. The country is seeking to achieve this aim by meeting the following ends:

  • An educated population
  • A healthy population: physically and mentally
  • A capable and ethical workforce

Social Development

The State of Qatar aims to build a just and safe society based on ethical grounds and social care, and one that is capable of positive engagement with other societies and contributing to global partnerships for development. The State is ensuring this by fostering and promoting:

  • Social care and protection
  • Social structure
  • International cooperation

Economic Development

The State of Qatar values the development of a diversified and competitive economy capable of meeting the needs of and securing a high standard of living for the entire society in the present and future. The country is seeking to accomplish this by utilising:

  • Sound economic management
  • Responsible exploitation of oil and gas
  • Suitable economic diversification

Environmental Development

The management of the environment, such that there is harmony between economic, social and environmental growth, as well as environmental protection, is a priority for the State of Qatar. The country is attaining this by carrying out research and supporting international efforts to reach:

  • A balance between immediate needs and preserving the environment