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Qatar: $5.75 Billion USD Budgeted in 2007-2008 for Infrastructure

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DOHA, Qatar

— Qatar's 2007-2008 budget includes $5.75 billion USD for infrastructure projects including water and sewage projects.

The Qatari government's budget puts expected revenues at some $19.9 billion USD, and expenditures at about $18.1 billion USD.

Spending on infrastructure projects will be over $300 million USD higher than in 2006-2007, when it was $5.4 billion USD.