Doha: Qatar has ranked first in the Arab world and seventh globally out of 128 countries at the Global Finance Safety Index for 2019.
The index ranked Qatar in terms of investment safety in this advanced rank according to many factors such as war, peace, personal security and the risks of natural disasters.
The index measures safety in various fields to be collected and analysed according to standard scores that give the overall ranking of countries, providing a comprehensive view of the economic security of each country.
According to the list of countries monitored by the index, Qatar is the only Arab country to be ranked as the top 20 in the Global Finance rankings by occupying 7th place after Iceland, Switzerland, Finland, Portugal, Austria and Norway. Qatarâ€™s superiority in this index confirms its previous ratings in several indicators related to public and personal security and safety such as the World Peace Index, the Nambio Encyclopedia Index, the Police Dependency Index, and the Global Terrorism Index, which ranked Qatar in the top ranks in the Middle East and North Africa.
The global indices have relied on their results and ratings to measure the state of security and peace in the competing countries by measuring several factors, most notably the rates of major crimes, extent to which safety measures and community partnership are promoted, as well as the quality of services provided to the public and enhancing security awareness in society.
The Ministry of Interior confirmed that all these indices reflect Qatarâ€™s status at a regional and global level in various fields, especially security, service and economy.
It is an indication of the continuous development and modernisation process pursued by the State thanks to the efforts of the wise leadership, especially in the field of security and service development.
Global Finance, headquartered in New York City, is a reliable source of developments in the financial sector, focusing on global and emerging markets.
The index depends on the state of security and stability in the countries on the grounds that investment needs a safe environment to support and promote success and development and achieve its objectives.
Source: The Peninsula