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Qatar may house thousands of football fans in Bedouin-style tents in desert areas located in proximity to stadiums during the 2022 World Cup, as falling oil prices have compelled Qatar to delay projects, including building hotels, say recent reports.
The cost of living in Qatar reached its peak in February 2016, with residents having to shell out more for recreation and housing expenses, the latest government figures revealed.
The property market in Qatar may be in for a correction if low oil prices continue to hinder the country’s economy, a report said.
Residential rental market in Qatar underwent huge expansion last year, marking a 7 percent growth year-on-year, said the latest report by CBRE, the global real estate consultancy firm.
A multi-million riyal Magical Festival Village, which is a stellar shopping and entertainment destination, has been launched on Thursday.
An Animal Park featuring 15 animals, including animatronic dinosaurs, King Kong and mammoth would open to visitors this week, besides the Qatar Sport Club in West Bay.
The Al Bayt Stadium at Al Khor City will host a truly unique acoustic experience for all the 60,000 fans walking up to the stadium for the semifinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.
About 40,000 or more people have visited the new Al Khor Park last week, which also includes a mini zoo, comprising animals and birds shifted from Doha Zoo, which is currently under renovation.
Kahraamaa, the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation has begun receiving entries for its fourth annual Conserving Building Competition, organized as part of the National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency, Tarsheed said.
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The new Al Khor Park in Qatar houses a mini zoo, which is a rare attraction, featuring animals shifted from Doha zoo.
The fifth edition of the ten-day annual Halal Qatar Festival was unveiled in Qatar on Friday.
The Qatar-based UrbaCon Trading & Contracting has announced that the Mall of Qatar in Doha, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, will open in third quarter of this year.
Dragon Mart, also known as China market in Qatar, will host Chinese Food Culture Fest on 19th and 20th February 2016.
The Italian Embassy yesterday opened a new external centre to process visas and introduced addition service charge to the fee.
Certain segments of real estate market in Qatar may witness softening of rentals during the course of the year.
The fifth edition of DIMDEX (Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference) will be held from 29th to 31st March 2016, the DIMDEX organizing committee said.
Tourist visas would be soon made available online, said a senior official of the Ministry of Interior.
Today, the 9th of February is an official holiday in Qatar, to mark the National Sport Day.
Qatar is all set to award more than $22billion worth fresh contracts this year, as it maintains its spending spree prior to FIFA 2022 World Cup, said a report by MEED projects, the regional projects tracker.
Together with Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), the Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC) has officially launched QBIC Tourism, the country’s first specialized incubator for tourism start-ups, following soft-launch which witnessed incubation of nine start-ups in the field of tourism.
Expatriates seeking return visa for people under personal sponsorship who have stayed out of the country for more than six months, can now apply online through Metrash2, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced.
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