The Permanent Population Committee (PPC) celebrated the Qatar Population Day under the slogan "Following up the implementation of the state’s population policy in light of Corona pandemic" with the participation of members of the Committee, heads and members of working groups charged with following up the implementation of the population policy work program, a representative of the United Nations Population Fund, in addition to a number of experts and specialists in population and demographic issues.
The Chairman of the committee, HE. Dr Saleh bin Mohammed Al Nabit — who is also the President of the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA), stressed that the results of the fourth phase, extending from (November 2020 to October 2021) of the follow-up stages of the implementation of the Population Policy Action Program, accomplished a number of important achievements and gains in the six axes of this policy.
In his opening speech to this ceremony, HE indicated that benefiting from the increasing size of the working age groups of Qataris and non-Qataris enabled the State of Qatar to catch up with countries with high human development, as confirmed by human development reports issued by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
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