Qatar’s leadership is confident that the emirate is well positioned to capitalize on global economic growth in the post-Covid era. The key focus for now will be on advancing Qatar’s mammoth LNG expansion project, which is intended to fund economic diversification.

Speaking this week at Bloomberg’s Qatar Economic Forum, Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani emphasized the critical nature of the emirate’s abundant gas reserves for its economic health: “We are a natural gas exporting country.” In a nod to the energy transition, the Emir emphasized that gas “is a low-carbon energy source,” and one which can therefore be used to decarbonise coal-reliant economies. (CONTINUED - 981 WORDS)