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Qatar will shortly grow to be one of the most vibrant financial hubs in the GCC.
In the opinion of investors and experts, rentals in Doha are likely to decline by 30percent shortly.
The foundation stone will be laid this week for construction of 43,000 housing units by Barwa, for accommodation of single workers, revealed Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Turki al-Sobaei, Barwa Chief Executive Officer.
The entire world will begin focussing on Qatar in another ten years, as Qatar gets ready to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Several residents, particularly families, thronged the Museum of Islamic Art Park last week to enjoy the fun activities organized there, as part of the official opening of Doha’s latest recreation venue.
The construction sector in Qatar is expected to be strong this year, although with lower margins.
Doha bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has received complete support from the leaders of Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
The Doha Trade Fair 2012, one of the largest shopping carnivals in Doha, will be unveiled on New Year’s Day, and is all set to welcome thousands of visitors throughout the region.
The private sector in Qatar, if strong, can make considerable contribution towards sustainable development, boosting growth of national economy, said HE Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, the Minister of Business and Trade.
Nearly 80 to 90 groups have been qualified as bidders for the Qatar Railways Company (QRail) Doha Metro Phase One projects, as revealed by Arabian Business.
United Airlines has announced launch of daily services between Doha and Dulles International Airport, its Washington DC hub, via Dubai, effective 1st May 2012.
The latest development of Darwish Malls, Lagoona, has unveiled doors for a second wave of exciting brands and cafes.
With Qatar getting ready to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, announcing $275bn worth investments allocated for the purpose, the British construction companies are competing to win major contracts in Qatar, it has been reported.
The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) has been unveiled today, thereby putting Doha on the world map, as an international destination for events and conferences in the future.
Qatar has signed deal with the US authorities to ease the procedures for Qatari nationals travelling to the US, so as to avoid any sort of difficulties that they may be facing at the US airports, as part of checking and verifying procedures.
Msheireb Properties is making efforts to restore and conserve four historic buildings on its QR20bn site, spread across 31-hectares of Msheireb Downtown Doha project.
Shops at Barwa Village in Al Wakra have been granted two months free rentals, while they renew their tenancy contracts.
Doha Festival City, one of the largest and most advanced mixed use entertainment, retail and hospitality projects in Qatar, is showcasing its retail opportunities for the first time during MAPIC 2011.
Several villas and apartments that accommodate single workers across the country are now being inspected by authorities, as the law banning labour accommodation in residential areas gets implemented.
The tourism sector in Qatar is witnessing steady growth, with increased number of visitors from the GCC visiting Qatar, reveals the latest statistics from Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).
Qatar will be a major driving force for the Middle East economy during the coming decade, said Frost & Sullivan, leading analyst and researcher.
More than 13,000 visitors thronged the Doha Zoo on the first day of Eid Al Adha holidays, when it was opened to general public.
Majority of respondents in Qatar, who participated in the MasterCard survey, revealed that they are planning a leisure travel during the coming months.
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