Monday, September 19, 2011

Expatriate Arrivals - Moving to Doha

Once expats moving to Qatar actually figure out where this tiny Gulf state is located on a map, the next bit of information to process is normally the fact that Qatar has emerged as a liquid natural gas powerhouse that claims the highest per capital income in the world (2011).

Moving to DohaThe gas- and oil-rich economy has elevated the miniature emirate to an important global player. As a result of the fossil fuel boom, as well as monarch Emir Hamad bin Khalif Al Thani’s socio-political liberalisation policies, Qatar now hosts regiments of Commonwealth and South Asian expats; and increasing numbers of foreigners are moving to Qatar to work hard, save money in the tax-free environment, and maintain a standard of living and wealth relatively similar to that of Western Europe.


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