Conceptualized as a hub for innovation and creativity, MCQ was established by Amiri Decree No. (13) issued on 30 May 2019. The law aims to provide a supportive environment for media and technology companies to flourish and expand, positioning Qatar as a leader in these industries. With state-of-the-art infrastructure, cutting-edge technology, and a vibrant community of entrepreneurs, MCQ is set to be a driving force in the region’s media and technology landscape, contributing to the country’s economic diversification.

Under its three-pillar mandate, MCQ aims to become a catalyst for media investment, offering unmatched support and superior infrastructure, to empower creatives and foster economic diversification. In parallel, it will extend training and incubation opportunities for local and global creative talent to thrive as part of a one-stop-shop hub for innovation, regulation, and licensing.

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