The Government of Qatar will partner property developers to ensure projects crucial to the development of the country’s economy go ahead, industry experts predict.

As local banks become increasingly selective in their lending because of the global financial slowdown, more projects, particularly those aimed at creating low-cost housing, will be delivered by private-public-partnerships, said R Seetharaman, the chief executive of Doha Bank Group, on the sidelines of MEED’s Qatar Projects Conference.

The National