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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.
The 10th International Trade, Construction, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology for Qatar (Project Qatar 2013), kicked off to a good start at the Doha Exhibition Centre yesterday.
The Qatar-based hospitality giant, Katara Hospitality will develop an island, as an international tourist spot near the Ritz-Carlton Doha, and will open hotels in Paris and Milan over the coming months.
The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP) has announced allocation of 900 plots, each measuring 1000 sqm, as workers housing.
About 2100 exhibitors from about 50 countries will participate in the 10th edition of the regional building trade exhibition, Project Qatar, to be held in Doha from 6th to 9th May, under the auspices of HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al-Thani.
A project is underway to link the West Bay area with Hamad International Airport (HIA) through an undersea tunnel.
Upgrading the domestic transport system is one of the top investment priorities of Qatar in this decade, with at least $70bn worth projects already being planned.
The opening of the grand new Hamad International Airport in Doha, which was scheduled for 1st April 2013, was postponed indefinitely, following a directive from the Civil Defence Department.
The third Qatar International Carpet Exhibition (QCarpet 2013) was unveiled yesterday at the Doha Exhibition Centre, wherein several hundreds of carpets made by leading manufacturers across the world, are showcased.
The Fourth edition of the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF), the annual culinary event in Doha, is underway at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park in Dohas waterfront.
The fourth Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF), likely to open tomorrow at the Museum of Islamic Arts Park in Qatar, will also witness some unique and important attractions such as the the floating BBQ Donut and Dinner in the Sky.
A travel company has launched a unique campaign called 101 Things to Do in Qatar, aimed at promoting local and inbound tourism in the country.
The 4th annual Qatar Transport Conference is scheduled for 28th and 29th May, and this will serve as a comprehensive guide to multi-billion dollar projects market and detail where the business and investment opportunities will come up during the next 12 to 18 months.
The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) is participating in the Gulf Incentive and Business Travel Market (GIBTM) which concludes today at ADNEC in Abu Dhabi.
Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced that 10 airlines will commence their operations from the new airport from 1st April.
Qatar has retained its ranking as the worlds richest country in 2012, with per capita income soaring to $106,000, while Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), with assets worth $115bn was ranked 12th among sovereign wealth funds in the world.
With a new innovative electronic service issued by the Ministry yesterday, issuing of exit permits and 42 other key Interior ministry services, including renewal and issue of visas are now made easier.
Qatar plans to build floating hotels, taking interest in a proposal by a Finnish architecture firm.
New Dragon Mart, featuring hundreds of shops selling exclusive Chinese goods will be opened at the Barwa Commercial Avenue, either by the year-end or early next year, said the Chinese ambassador.
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