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Qatar will have world-class zoo by the year 2017, featuring safaris – an elephant walk-way, over Al Waab Street, apart from a seven-star tree-top hotel, which will make the country a global tourist destination, says Senior Ashghal Executive in Qatar.
The first phase of Barwas upcoming Labour City in Industrial Area will be ready this summer, a senior official revealed.
Qatar will witness considerable growth in project activity this year, with contracts worth $24bn being awarded, it has been revealed.
The infrastructure works in the new city of Lusail is now complete, and the tenants have begun moving in, and the town will be completely occupied by the year-end, the developers reported.
Qatar is all set to celebrate its third and biggest National Sport Day (NSD) today, with a series of events aimed at promoting sport culture, health and wellness among nationals and expatriates alike.
The first phase of workers sports complex opened at Al Khor Industrial Area yesterday.
The Disney Live Mickey Music Festival will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) from 12th to 16th February 2014.
Commercial space at Medina Central and Porto Arabia in Pearl Qatar area has been 60% leased out, and more space will be leased out in the coming weeks, said Ehab Kamel, the General Manager of Retail Leasing.
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.
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