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Contact Information
P.O.Box 1855 Doha Qatar
Tel: +974 4958867
Fax: +974 4839999
General Description
The PPC is responsible for the establishment of a population strategy to improve the quality of life for all Qatar residents (nationals and non-national) and to monitor the implementation of this policy through the cooperation of Government Ministries and agencies as well as private institutions.
Most Important Goals of the Authority are:
Monitor the population policy implementation by using a scientific approach and studying carefully the various proposals of the relevant agencies entrusted with implementation.
Develop an institutional framework to coordinate efforts among inline Ministries, Government Agencies, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Arab, Regional and International Organizations concerned with population related issues for the implementation of national population policy programs.
Monitor processes aimed at integrating population policy goals within global development plans, specifically within plans related to social, health, education, media, culture and environment.
Conduct population related studies and research to assess the social situation of the State, ensuring an appropriate level of quality and objectivity, so as to assist in designing population policies and programs
The PPC is formed with representatives from government agencies and non government organizations dealing with population issues in the State. These are:

The General Director of the General Secretariat for Development Planning, President.
The Director of the Technical Bureau of the PPC, Vice President.
A representative of the General Secretariat for Development Planning, Reporter.
A representative of the Ministry of Defense, Member.
A representative of the Ministry of Interior, Member.
A representative of the Ministry of Labour, Member.
A representative of the Ministry of Health, Member.
A representative of the Supreme Education Council, Member.
A representative of the Ministry of Social Affairs , Member.
A representative of Qatar Petroleum, Member.
A representative of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member
Constitutional Framework
PPC was established by the Council of Ministers decision number (24) in 2004 with defined responsibilities and committee membership. His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent, endorsed the decision.

(last updated: 13-December-2009)

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