Prime Minister and Interior Minister HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani chaired the regular meeting of the Cabinet at the Emiri Diwan.

The Cabinet approved the draft General State Budget for the fiscal year 2018, and a draft law to adopt the budget and to transfer the total main sections and sectors of the draft budget and draft law to the Advisory Council.

The draft general budget has been prepared, based on the focus on completing major projects in key sectors and projects related to the 2022 World Cup, continuing work on increasing non-oil revenues, continuing the focus on increasing the efficiency of public spending, allocating financial resources for the development of housing plots for citizens and on supporting projects related to food security, small and medium industries, tourism sector, infrastructure development in the economic and free zones.

Source: Government of Qatar