The retirement savings plan for expatriates in Qatar and other Arab Gulf nations are in need of an overhaul, as the present system seems inadequate for companies, employees and the economy of the region as a whole, said a recent survey.
The foreign work force constitutes an integral part of growing economy of Qatar, with their professional and social aspirations getting fulfilled in Qatar, revealed a top official of Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA).
The Tourism and Hospitality sector in Qatar has been urged to adopt the e-marketing and social media technologies for growth of their businesses, during a recent workshop organized by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).
Nearly 65percent of employees in Qatar have expressed their opinion that their current salary level is not in-line with cost of living, while the rest 35 percent mentioned that purchasing consumer durables does not seem to be practical in the current situation.
12/10/2011Work on the new multi-billion dollar Doha Port project in Mesaieed has got underway, with Heir Apparent, H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani having laid the foundation stone for the project yesterday.
27/9/2011The multi-billion dollar Lusail City Development will offer an unparalleled and unseen standard of lifestyle to a strong population of nearly 200,000, on completion, commented a senior official when speaking during the Qatar Construction Summit 2011 yesterday.
22/9/2011According to Business Monitor International (BMI), Qatar will invest $80bn to $100bn in the next five years to get the necessary infrastructure in place, so as to support the huge influx of visitors likely to participate in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
20/9/2011A specialized team has been appointed by Msheireb Properties, headed by leading local and international experts, to monitor the restoration and preservation of four historical buildings in the Downtown development.
14/9/2011The huge salary hike announced by the public sector in Qatar will make it difficult for Qatar to move about with its nationalisation drive in private sector, says experts of the local employment market.
6/9/2011The athletics governing body, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), announced that the 2017 World Athletics Championship could be shifted from its normal July-August schedule to accommodate the bid by Qatar.