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About the Ministry of Municipality

The Ministry of Municipality is considered one of the largest public service ministries that interact with the day to day affairs of general public. 


The Ministry contributes through its departments, municipalities and centers in the overall progress and comprehensive development undergoing by the State of Qatar under the enlightened wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, The Emir and the Crown Prince his Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani and under the directives of the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al Thani. The Ministry offers many services to the citizens and residents in the field of municipal services which include maintenance of local roads, general public cleaning, pest control, food control in terms of its sale locations, its storage and exchange, monitoring of markets and retail outlets, issuing of building permits and advertisement permits, issuing of commercial licenses. Additionally, these services include management of public parks and promenades, plantation of trees and promoting greenery all over the state of Qatar and provide advice and consultations to the public with about the rehabilitation and maintenance of their gardens.

About the Building Permit Complex:
The state of Qatar, recently has witnessed an unprecedented urban development in many parts of the country hence the higher authorities decided to establish B.P.C. representing all the agencies involved in the process of granting permit.

Development and Building permits Section - Municipality:
Studying and reviewing land development requests and matching them to the conditional approved planning. Contributing in the development of designable requirements and drafts for the regulations of buildings. Reviewing architectural design and construction regard the requests for land development, and estimating of the application of the rules and requirements of the approved building.


Ministry of Interior

General Directorate of Civil Defense

Engineering Plans Sections:
The Engineering Plans Section is responsible for the approval design drawings of buildings in fields of Life Safety, Fire Alarm, Fire Fighting, and Mechanical Ventilation. The following document details the process and types of applications that goes through the Engineering Plan Section

• Engineering Drawings Types

National Security Department

The state’s national security is the most important aspect to maintain the country’s economic stability and public safety.

The requirement for installations of security surveillance systems in the streets and public places is among the critical areas need to be safely secured for the public. In the year 2011:
The MOI-SSD was established to enforce the Law 9 which was enacted to regulate and standardize the specifications requirements for the design and installations of Security Surveillance Systems in the country.




The Public Works Authority - Ashghal
About Us - Ashghal


The Public Works Authority 'Ashghal' was established in 2004 to be responsible for the planning, design, procurement, construction, delivery, and asset management of all infrastructure projects and public buildings in Qatar. Ashghal’s key responsibilities include governing the design, construction, and management of major projects including roads, drainage and buildings such as public buildings, schools and hospitals.

Adhering to the Qatar National Vision 2030, the Authority contributes to the economic and social development of the State of Qatar, with projects valued at over QR 100 billion to be delivered within the next five to seven years.

Ashghal has employed a powerful model of strategic outsourcing and partnership with world leading establishments that will bring capacity and capabilities to ensure Qatar rates at par with the most developed nations in the world in the field of infrastructure.

With high aspirations for the future, Ashghal is committed to undertake a huge infrastructure development that will support the future socio-economic growth of the country. Ashghal’s contribution to the overall sustainable economic and social development of the State is pivotal to the future enhancement of Qatar.

Ashghal operates in alignment with its corporate strategy that outlines its direction and the operational procedures which need to be followed in order to achieve the organization’s mission and vision. In line with its strategy and objectives, the Authority works to deliver projects that implement the best practices in infrastructure development and management.


Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation Kahramaa

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation “KAHRAMAA” was established on July 2000 under the Law No. 10 in order to achieve the highest performance rates in distributing and the supply of electricity and drinking water to customers across the State of Qatar and securing the country’s needs of them permanently. Since its inception, KAHRAMAA has been operated as an independent corporation on a commercial basis. The corporation has been reorganized under the Emiri Decree No. 45 of the year 2009. KAHRAMAA is obliged to provide its customers throughout the State of Qatar with high quality of electricity and water services. In addition, Kahramaa is keen on building up the capacity and calibers of its staff through training and improving their skills in order to improve the services offered to customers.

BP Complex

The Building Permit Complex, with regards to Kahramaa, is responsible for the following:

- Study technical applications and engineering plans to provide for the adoption of the main and sub stations in the country.
- Study the planning and distribution of the main and sub network for electricity and water.
- Study the necessary technical specifications required for the stations and their locations.
- The technical study required for the safety of electrical and water connections.
- Develop action steps to improve the required approvals for the electricity and water needed for the issuance of building permits.
- Put in place performance indicators for the procedures followed for approving electricity and water applications needed for the issuance of building permits.
- Prepare periodic reports and follow-up procedures for the electricity and water services requested for the purpose of building permits.


Qatar Telecom - Ooredoo
Vision and Corporate Profile

Our Vision
Enriching people’s lives as a leading international communications company.

Our Profile
We’re Qatar’s leading communications company. We’re one of the biggest corporate supporters of sport, charity and community programs in the country. We’re here to help you achieve your aspirations.

Formerly known as Qatar Telecom (Qtel), we adopted the new brand of “Ooredoo” in March 2013. Ooredoo means “I want” in Arabic, and it’s at the core of our philosophy as a company. We’re here to help customers reach their goals and ambitions, which means we’re ready to help them every hour of every day.

Since the first telephone exchange was installed in Qatar in 1949, we’ve been here, growing to provide mobile, broadband, digital and fiber products and services for consumers and businesses.

Right now, we’re focused on providing the very best and most innovative services in the region. This includes ultrafast 4G services for mobile Internet, Mobile Money mobile banking services, the nationwide Ooredoo Fiber home broadband network and Next Generation Mozaic TV, plus an incredible range of services for enterprises and small businesses.

Headquartered in Doha, the capital of Qatar, and fully owned by Ooredoo (Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Q.S.C.), we are dedicated to supporting Qatar National Vision 2030 in making Qatar one of the best connected countries in the world.

We’re Ooredoo. What do you want to do today?


Qatar Fuel Company - Woqod

Qatar Fuel (WOQOD) is a downstream oil storage, distribution and marketing company, formed in 2002 as a joint stock company listed in Qatar Exchange. The company was formed from the fuel storage and distribution assets owned at that time by Qatar Petroleum under the name of NODCO (National Oil Distribution Company). NODCO-owned Qatar's fuel distribution depot located in Abu Hamour supplies diesel, gasoline and aviation fuels to the entire State of Qatar.






Qatar Rail Company - Rail

The Qatar Rail will be the owner and manager of metro rail network and will be responsible for the design, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the entire rail network and systems. This will include long distance ,freight, LRT, under different phase’s- in line with the 2030 vision.