Construction industry in Qatar currently suffers a slump caused by the recession in the oil prices and that would be a challenge reflecting on the ongoing projects. Experts are formulating strategies to make use of this difficult times. The civil laws of Qatar put the construction industry into great consideration. The provisions of Law No. 6/2004, regulate the construction in the Modern Towers zone in Doha. The boundaries of the zone may increase or decrease by a decree of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture
Qatar is now in the process of drafting a new law to facilitate its Public Private Partnership Projects (PPP) sector, and to provide a strong legal framework for the efficient delivery of such future projects. Qatar’s Ministry of Economy and Commerce may submit the draft law to the cabinet in August 2016.