Established in March 2005, The Qatar Financial Centre
(QFC) is a business and financial centre located in Doha
, providing legal and business infrastructure for financial services. It was established in March 2005.
The Qatar Financial Centre provides financial institutions with a world class financial services platform situated in an economy founded on the development of its hydrocarbons resources. It has been created with a long-term perspective to support the development
of Qatar and the wider region
, develop local and regional markets, and strengthen the links between the energy
based economies and global financial markets
will probably remain the backbone of Qatar's economy for some time to come, the country seeks to stimulate the private sector and develop a knowledge economy
. In 2004, it established the Qatar Science & Technology Park
to attract and serve technology
-based companies and entrepreneurs, from overseas and within Qatar. Qatar also established "education city" which consists of international colleges. For the 15th Asian Games in Doha in December 2006 it established a "sports city" consisting of Khalifa stadium, the Aspire Sports Academy
, aquatic centres, exhibition centres and many other sports related buildings and centres. Qatar also plans to build an "entertainment city" in the future.
Apart from Qatar itself, which needs to raise the capacity of its financial services
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