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The cost of living in Qatar has increased only marginally last year, owing to constant decline in rentals, revealed an official data yesterday.
As per the latest statistics from the Qatar Tourism Authority, more than 50percent of visitors in Qatar hotels were from the Gulf region, last year.
The Qatar Cinema and Film Distribution Company (QCFDC) has signed deal with Pin Point Holdings in Doha, to operate the 12-screen multiplex at Tawar Mall in Duhail area, the Gulf Times reported.
The New Doha International Airport will get operational on 12th December 2012.
The leading retail art gallery brand in the Middle East (G-1) overlooking La Croisette Marina has opened a store at The Pearl Qatar.
The City of Doha became the fourth in the world, and second in the Middle East, among the list of skyscrapers completed in 2011, according to annual report released by the Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
Work on Doha Metro project will be accelerated owing to Qatar’s bid to host the 2020 Olympics, said an executive at the company monitoring the $40bn Rail Network in Qatar.
The New Doha International Airport (NDIA) is likely to open towards the end of this year and the work is progressing as scheduled, a senior project official revealed.
The launch of InterContinental Residence Suites in Doha, this month, marks the hotel groups foray into residence suites, with short, medium and long-term living options.
Qatari Diar has halted works on a 550-meter tower in Daffna area in Qatar.
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.
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