​A​b​out Us


After assuming his new role as the Emir of the State of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued the Emiri Decision No.(4) of 2013 forming a new cabinet, which includes Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics. HE Dr. Saleh bin Mohammed Al-Nabit was appointed as the Minister of Development Planning and Statistics. The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics is a result of a merger of the formerly known as General Secretariat for Development Planning (GSDP) and Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA). ​​

​Roles and Functions


Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics is competent of the development of the overall vision for the state, in cooperation with the concerned authorities; preparation of national development strategies; follow-up of their implementation, in coordination with the concerned authorities; preparation of studies and population policies related to such strategies; supporting the planning process in government agencies; working on linking development priorities to the state budget; monitoring the progress of implementation of plans. It is also mandated to establish an integrated statistical system; conduct, organize and supervise formal statistical operations; implement various censuses and surveys; and disseminate statistical data and products.

 

M​​inister of Development Planning and Statistics

Dr. Sa​leh bin Mohammed Al-Nabit, Minister of Development Planning and Statistics

 

We believe that Qatar is now at a pivotal moment in its history, as it must move beyond the Oil and Gas industry to ensure that its economy is diversified and sustainable, guaranteeing a more prosperous tomorrow for its citizens ​​​​​​