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Qatar has taken a major step ahead to grow to be a quality leisure destination, by signing of deal with World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), to chart the framework required to develop facilities on par with international standards.
The Minister of Awqaf and Isamic Affairs, HE Dr Ghaith bin Mubarak Al Kuwari, has approved 19 new designs to be followed by all mosques to be built in Qatar.
Experts are studying plans to establish railway tracks parallel to King Fahad Causeway, as part of the $10bn GCC rail link, which will link with the proposed Bahrain-Qatar Friendship Causeway, said a recent report.
Parsons has been awarded the design and construction supervision contract for the Doha Expressway project, Package – 9, the second package awarded to Parsons in less than 9 months.
Qatar plans to invest more than $140bn in transport infrastructure as preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2022.
The popular Doha Trade Fair 2013 which is currently underway at the Doha Exhibition Centre will conclude on 6th July 2013.
A traditional Pearl Fishing town, Al Zubarah Archeological Site, located along the north-western coast of Qatar, has joined the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani today handed over power to his son, the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani.
A Finnish architecture firm is all set to develop a space-saving, energy-efficient floating hotel concept to accommodate the participants of Qatar 2022 World Cup.
The Aspire Zone Foundation (ASF) annual Ramadan Festival, titled Hayyakum b Aspire is all set to return for the third year, incorporating cultural and family activities.
The Health Insurance System will get fully operational by 2015 and expatriates will be covered in the last phase of implementation of the system, revealed a senior public health official.
The forthcoming Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX 2014) would be the biggest ever event, with an increasing number of participant companies and countries, say organisers.
With the traffic authorities in Qatar planning to impose restrictions to help ease traffic chaos on Doha roads, it may no-longer be easy for newly-arriving expatriate workers to acquire a Qatari driver’s license.
Tourist numbers in Qatar are swelling 20percent annually, revealed Saeed al-Hajri, Chairman of Tourism Committee of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Qatar Railways Company has awarded QR20bn worth construction contracts to build 216km Doha Metro line linking Doha City Centre with several of the World Cup stadiums.
Plans for Oryx Island were unveiled by the Qatari developer Barwa Real
Estate, featuring luxury villas, water parks, five floating hotels, and cruise
The Supreme Education Council (SEC) has said that Qataris can now take up teaching jobs in independent schools, even if they do not have previous experience in the profession.
The 46-storey Doha Tower has been bestowed with another award, this time for its outstanding looks and unique features.
Cityscape Qatar 2013 real estate exhibition due to be held from 27th to 29th May at the Doha Exhibition Centre, will feature about 100 exhibitors and more than 7000 professionals and investors from around the world.
According to the Geneva-based Building and Wood Workers International, Qatar has to work towards removing the sponsorship and exit permit system.
Traffic jams are very common and a reality in Doha.
Doha recently unveiled the first commercial complex of its kind in Al Dhakhira, that caters to basic necessities of a residential locality such as a provision store, laundry, tailor and barber shops, beauty salon, restaurant, cafeteria, butchery, among other things.
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