Posted on November 24, 2016

The Cabinet approved the draft public budget for the fiscal year 2017 and a draft law on budget approval at its regular weekly meeting. It also referred all the budget's chapters and sectors as well as the draft law to the Advisory Council.

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani chaired the meeting held at its Emiri Diwan premises. The budget's approval took into consideration several aspects, including the implementation of National Development Strategy of Qatar vision 2030, commitment to expenditure estimates in the public budget over the medium term, focus on increasing the efficiency of public spending, ongoing work on increasing non-oil income, and maintaining the credit rating of the country.

source: Al Raya Newspaper, Qatar Tribune