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Qatar: MEC allots 10 plots for schools & hospitals

An allotment of 10 plots of land for the construction of private schools and five plots for privates hospitals has been approved, according to the report

An allotment of 10 plots of land for the construction of private schools and five plots for private hospitals, has been approved, in an effort to encourage private investment in the health and education sectors.
An allotment of 10 plots of land for the construction of private schools and five plots for private hospitals, has been approved, in an effort to encourage private investment in the health and education sectors.

Ten new plots of land have been approved by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) for the construction of private schools and hospitals.

According to the 2015-16 annual report released by the MEC, an allotment of 10 plots of land for the construction of private schools and five plots for private hospitals, has been approved, in an effort to encourage private investment in the health and education sectors.

The report focused on projects and enterprises implemented by the ministry with the attention of realising the ministry’s visions and mission, sustainable development and enhancing partnerships within the private sector.

The report, titled ‘Towards more prosperity’ cited that Qataris represent 83% of the newly-recruited employees at the ministry, but the qualifications of only 31% these employees match the scope of the job.

The report included statistical data focusing on initiatives undertaken by the Ministry in the areas of trade, economy and protection of consumer rights.

The MEC has set up 44 markets with 645 shops across a variety of commercial activities as the first phase of its Al Furjan market project.

It has also enabled registration and the issuing of licences by adding nine new branches for providing various services and introducing e-services applications.

The Ministry registered a total of 7,761 different types of companies including foreign companies during the period.

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