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Cityscape Qatar 2016, the major real estate development and investment event in Qatar will be unveiled on 26th April 2016 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, under the patronage of Prime Minister and Interior Minister HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.
A record 200,000 people have visited the recently concluded seventh Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2016.
Al Meera Consumer Goods Company has signed deals worth QR239million to build six new shopping centres across the country, as part of its expansion strategy.
Expatriates holding driversí license from other GCC states can now go for a road test directly, to be eligible for a Qatari Driverís License.
The executive regulations to help implement new law regulating entry, exit and residency of expat workers will be released soon.
Qatar is working towards achieving its target of bringing all major government services online by the year 2020, the Ministry of Transport and Communications said.
One of the largest shopping and lifestyle destinations in the country, the Mall of Qatar, has announced plans to establish a major live entertainment arena in Doha at an investment of more than QR100million.
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 countryís 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.
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