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Sheraton Park Project on way for scheduled launch

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.

New Doha Port to be converted into Cruise Ship Terminal

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.

Education City Tram project to get operational by 2016

The Education City tram project will get fully operational and complete by September 2016, a senior official in Qatar said.

Hamad International Airport to position Qatar as true global gateway

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 found to be most expensive GCC country for living

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.

Doha Festival City mall project to be ready by 2016
21/1/2014Largest retail and entertainment destination in Qatar, namely, the Doha Festival City, has appointed the GCC / Alec Qatar Joint Venture as the contractor to lay foundations for construction of the mall.
Major boost to road infrastructure development planned

In a major boost to road infrastructure development in the country, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has awarded contract worth QR10.

US Embassy fast-tracks entry visa procedures to Qataris

The US Embassy has taken measures to fast track the procedures for issuance of entry visas to the US for Qatari nationals.

Work on first Phase of Doha Metro gets underway

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 works to build new cultural quarter in Doha

Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, is on way to build a new cultural quarter in Doha.

Major sporting events lined up in Qatar for 2014

Several events, including some high-profile conferences, sporting events and exhibitions have been lined up in Qatar for 2014.

Katara to unveil biggest flag on National Day

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 offers Online Tourist Visa Service

Qatar Airways has launched online tourist visa services for passengers using the flag carrier.

Qatar announces $140bn worth infrastructure projects

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.

New futuristic Kahramaa Park to open in April 2014

The new futuristic education park in Al Thumama, namely the Kahramaa Park, would be unveiled in April.

Katara Cultural Village exhibition to open on 16th December

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.

Ministry introduces free bus service to tourist destinations

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.

Work on Doha Convention Centre Tower finally resumes

Qatari Diar has announced that the construction of the Doha Convention Centre Tower (DCCT) has finally resumed.

Qatar fast-tracks multi-billion dollar rail project to avoid cost escalation

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 makes quick progress

Work on first phase of Doha Metro project is fast progressing.

Qatar tops as leading destination for Sports Tourism

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.

Trans4- 2013 to be unveiled in Doha today

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.

Al Muntazah Street project to be ready by end of 2014

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.

Msheireb Downtown Doha grows to be lead retail and entertainment hub

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 to open Aqua Park next month with special offers

Qatar will open the Aqua Park in December, during the weekends (Thursday to Saturday).

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