From The Report: Qatar 2022
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The construction sector is nearing the end of a decade of building, as developing infrastructure directly and indirectly related to the 2022 FIFA World Cup has taken centre stage since 2011. Focus is now shifting to legacy plans for stadia sites, as well as non-tournament projects that facilitate the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030. Recent milestones that will positively shape the sector in the coming years include the passage of the dedicated Public-Private Partnership Law and measures related to private sector labour protections, which should have a significant impact for construction workers. The growing emphasis on sustainability in building is also shaping activity, as is the use of digital technologies in the planning, construction and operation of infrastructure as smart city concepts move to the fore.

This chapter contains an interview with Saad bin Ahmad Al Muhannadi, President, Public Works Authority (Ashghal).