UN report: Qatar remains one of world’s happiest countries
Qatar’s high living standards, life expectancy and a lack of corruption make it one of the happiest countries on the planet, according to a new international index.
The 2015 World’s Happiness Report ranks the Gulf country 28th out of 158 nations, a spot that Qatar has more or less maintained for the past few years.
The document is published by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, which is affiliated with the United Nations. It placed Qatar ahead of Saudi Arabia, which ranked 35th, as well as Kuwait, which came in at number 39.
However, the UAE continues to be the happiest GCC country, ranking 20th in this year’s report.
According to the authors, the UAE government’s commitment to making happiness a “national policy goal” is one of the reasons for its strong showing.
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Source News: Doha News