Qatar is the world’s richest country.
According to the 2015 rankings of world’s richest country, Qatar stand on first followed by Luxembourg. This ranking is based on Gross domestic product (GDP) and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP), both of them compares the differences in the cost of living and standards between countries. According to Forbes the GDP (PPP) per capita for Qatar is $88,222 (estimated from 2009).
The earnings from Oil and Natural gas reserves makes Qatar the richest country in the world..
Qatar will host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
Qatar is not only the first Arab nation to host the World Cup. But also the smallest nation to ever host the Football World Cup. The BBC reported the Qatar's winning bid of 2022 as 'A football Miracle'.
Qatar is going to build 9 Eco friendly stadiums for the championship, Some of them could host up to 80,000 people. Also Qatar has never qualified for a Football World Cup..