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Qatar plans to introduce a helicopter overfly in areas of high traffic and direct land patrols to ease traffic during peak hours.
The retirement age for Qatari men may be fixed at 67 and women to be fixed at 62, if a new law under consideration takes effect.
The Grand Mall Hypermarket, to be unveiled in the first week of October, at the West-End Park in the Industrial Area, will particularly cater for single workers in the area, and will be the first such facility for the public.
With increasing house rents coupled with major infrastructure projects and increased influx of foreign workers into Qatar, experts have called for the need of more housing units in the low to medium segments, to address possible shortage in supply of housing units.
The Worlds largest floating book fair, MV Logos Hope, will be back in Doha next month.
The development works at New Doha Port is making quick progress, and the project is expected to be delivered on time for operations by 2016, said Nabil Al Buenain, Project Executive Director, New Port Project (NPP).
According to latest update by Al Asmakh Real Estate Development Company (Aredc), the valuation and research wing revealed that the proposed supply of new malls will be delivered within next two to five years in Qatar.
The Barwa Village in Al Wakra is all set to be a major shopping hub, when the new International Airport located in proximity to it, gets operational, says Barwa Real Estate Company, leading real estate developer in Qatar.
A huge underground multi-storeyed parking facility has been planned near Souq Waqif to enable visitors to gain better access to the tourist hotspot in the country.
The construction sector in Qatar is all set to see a record demand for primary building materials over the coming few years.
The GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) is all set to implement a unified tourist visa early next year, revealed Abdullah Al-Shobaily, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Matters at the GCC.
Beginning 1st September, Qatar Airways will begin launch of services to and from Delhi and Bangalore, with the introduction of has announced plans to extend its Boeing 787 Dreamliner route network.
About 75,000 people from GCC visited Qatar during the Eid Al Fitr holidays, with hotel occupancy rates during Eid holidays having reached 80 to 100 percent in majority of hotels, revealed the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).
The Eid Festival by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) 2013 is now living up to its promise of fun and entertainment for families in Qatar and from around the GCC.
The Doha International Airport (DIA) is experiencing record number passenger footfalls through its airport during the first days of Eid holiday period.
With Qatar planning around $200bn worth investments, Turkish contractors are likely to win construction projects worth $25bn to $30bn in Qatar, prior to 2022 World Cup, it has been revealed.
Expat remittances have grown to touch QR33bn during the first half of this year, say analysts from the industry.
The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is all set to open the 15,000 square metres Wanasa Entertainment City at the Doha Exhibition Centre, to spice up the Eid festivities in Qatar.
Rentals have begun to grow in Qatar, given, the surging growth in population, which in-turn, has resulted in increased demand for properties, revealed DTZ, the leading global real estate services company.
Work is underway on the $5bn Sharq Crossing project, better known as Doha Bay crossing and Expressway project.
A new planned law in Qatar would make boat driving licenses mandatory, and if so, Qatar will shortly begin issuing driving licenses for all types of boats, including motor boats.
The tourist arrival numbers in Qatar shot up considerably, although vast majority of these are business visitors, reveals a leading tourism promotion agency in Qatar.
Employers in the country are finding it difficult to retain workers in view of the difficulties faced by them in obtaining family visas.
A luxury megaplex with a 10 screen theatre is likely to be opened next year at The Pearl Qatar, it has been announced.
The IQPC has launched the Qatar Contractors Forum Awards, in recognition of the groundbreaking efforts of construction sector in Qatar.
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