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Work on The Sheraton Park Project (SPP) which is due for launch on 31st December 2014, is progressing well and is on track to meet the deadline, confirmed the CEO of Qatar Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC), Yanick Garillon.
The Doha Port will be converted into a cruise ship terminal when the New Port at Mesaieed gets operational in 2016, a senior official said.
The Education City tram project will get fully operational and complete by September 2016, a senior official in Qatar said.
The much-awaited Hamad International Airport (HIA), considered to be the Runway to the future, Gateway to the world, is likely to improve Qatar’s position as a truly global gateway, with its unique features and stunning facilities.
Qatar is the most expensive country for living in the Gulf, owing to its tight rental market, says the latest analysis on the cost of living in the region by Arabian Business.
In a major boost to road infrastructure development in the country, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has awarded contract worth QR10.
The US Embassy has taken measures to fast track the procedures for issuance of entry visas to the US for Qatari nationals.
Construction of 37 stations, which constitute the first phase of Doha Metro, is gradually gathering pace with demarcation and establishment of sites being carried out at present.
Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, is on way to build a new cultural quarter in Doha.
Several events, including some high-profile conferences, sporting events and exhibitions have been lined up in Qatar for 2014.
Katara, the Cultural Village in Qatar has enriched the cultural scene in the country by hosting a series of cultural accomplishments and creativity.
Qatar Airways has launched online tourist visa services for passengers using the flag carrier.
Qatar has announced one of the largest infrastructure projects comprising three bridges interlinked by subsea tunnels to be completed before soccer World Cup finals in 2022.
The new futuristic education park in Al Thumama, namely the Kahramaa Park, would be unveiled in April.
The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) is organizing an exhibition on Sheikh Abdulla Bin Jassim: A Leaders Legacy at the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) Gallery in Katara Cultural Village from 16th December to 30th January 2014.
The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning, as part of its national plan to promote tourism in the country, has introduced free bus service, for people wanting to explore tourist destinations in Qatar.
Qatari Diar has announced that the construction of the Doha Convention Centre Tower (DCCT) has finally resumed.
Qatar is working towards completion of a multi-billion dollar rail project on schedule, so as to avoid any cost escalations, the project manager said.
Work on first phase of Doha Metro project is fast progressing.
Qatar has been recognized as the Worlds Leading Sports Tourism Destination during a grand final ceremony of the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2013 held at the La Cigale Hotel yesterday.
The Minister of Transport, HE Jassim Seif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, will unveil the Qatar International Exhibition and Conference for Transport, Railways and Logistics (Trans4-2013) at Doha Exhibition Centre on 26th November 2013.
Work on Muntazah Street project, which form part of Ashghal Expressway Programme is in full progress and is due for completion by end of next year.
The flagship project of Msheireb Properties, namely Msheireb Downtown Doha, will feature extensive retail outlets including a mall, aimed at transforming the area into an unparalleled leisure, retail and entertainment hub.
Qatar will open the Aqua Park in December, during the weekends (Thursday to Saturday).
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