Qatar – Land of Opportunities

Jobs in Qatar are no more limited to openings in the oil and gas industry. The tiny state, once considered poorest among the Gulf Nations, is the richest in the region. Though, most of the Qatar’s income comes from the rich gas reserves, other industries are also contributing to the country’s development.

In 2015, Qatar was the best performer in the GCC Market in terms of corporate earnings. (Q1,2015)

Capital Doha, which was developed by the oil money earned and is expanding rapidly, is where you find maximum job openings in Qatar. If you want to move to Qatar for work reasons, here is some good news for you.


It has now become easier to switch jobs in Qatar and leave the country. Emir signs into a new law and the country adopted changes to the Kafala sponsorship system. According to the changes, expats in Qatar can now find new jobs in Qatar once they complete the term of employment contract.

You may view the video by the Minister for Labor and Social Affairs Dr. Abdullah bin Saleh Al Khulaifi.


 As an informed jobseeker moving or working in Qatar, some important dates that you should know:

–   1939: The first oil reserves were discovered. With the discovery of oil, the old industries of fishing and pearling were replaced and this industry contributed maximum revenue to Qatar’s economy.

You may find oil and gas jobs in Qatar here.

–   1971: Qatar becomes independent on 3 September.

–   2001: Qatar settles border disputes with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

–   2003: The Emir of Qatar announces the next emir. Prince Tamim was named the next crown prince.

–   2005: Written Constitution of Qatar came into effect.

–   2007: Qatar becomes one of the biggest shareholders of London Stock Exchange.

–   2010: Qatar wins bid to host the FIFA world cup 2022.


For the jobseeker looking for jobs in GCC companies, Qatar would be a good choice.

Qatar as a Job destination offers myriad of opportunities to Job-Seekers. Naukrigulf shares with its readers an infographic on Qatar presenting facts about Qatar’s economy and the employment picture.

Some of the companies in Qatar for jobseekers are Qatar National Bank, Ezdan Real Estate to name a few. You may find more companies here.

Qatar as a Job destination offers myriad of opportunities to jobseekers.

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About Shipra Sinha

Shipra Sinha is content and social media marketer and a digital marketing enthusiast. A post graduate in English, the digital marketing bug bit her for good. She creates valuable posts, infographics and social media pieces with a blend of research, planning and personality for Infoedge India’s websites. Strictly follows ‘waste not, want not’. A lifelong learner with globetrotting dreams, she currently lives in New Delhi.

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