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Most important stadium construction sites are evolving rapidly and will rapidly take shape on the ground.
Construction work on Doha Metro is currently in full zoom and the first phase of the project will be ready by end of 2019.
The new law regulating entry, exit and residency of expats in Qatar, has transformed the Kafala (sponsorship) system in Qatar into one controlled by employment contracts, the Interior ministry announced.
The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning plans to build 59 new public parks worth total of QR1.
The official launch of $825mn Labour City, the largest workers accommodation facility, which can house about 70,000 workers has been announced.
Lusail Real Estate Development Company showcased its latest environment-friendly and sustainable architectural designs to hundreds of visitors who toured the Qatar Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015.
Hospitality Qatar 2015 has drawn about 7,346 trade visitors, with about 120 exhibitors from over 12 countries, during the event held from October 13th to 15th at Doha Exhibition Centre.
The tourism promotion agency in Qatar expects tourist arrival in the country to surpass three million mark towards the year-end.
A new law on rationalisation of water and electricity consumption, which stipulates fine up to QR20,000 for wasting of tap water has been issued by the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning in Qatar has announced plans to build more than 50 new parks across the country.
The main contractor for Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor in northern Qatar will begin construction work on the site for the semi-finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, with the year 2018 being set as completion date.
Leading hospitality, hotel and franchise exhibition in the region, Hospitality Qatar, will be held in October this year, presenting global turnkey solutions to the hospitality and HORECA (Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes) sector.
The Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), which is monitoring the construction of the integrated railway network in Qatar, brought to light the architectural opportunities in the works for Doha Metro Stations, during an awareness day, hosting Qatar Rail employees, Project Managers, Design and Build Contractors, and current and prospect suppliers.
The launch of mandatory online wage payment system for low-income private sector workers has been put off till 2nd November.
Hamad International Airport (HIA), the Qatars gateway to the world, has completed one year of operations, having served a total of 28million passengers from June 2014 to May 2015.
Hospitality Qatar 2015, the Hospitality and HORECA (Hotels, Restaurants, Cafes) Show will be held from 13th to 15th October at the Doha Exhibition Centre (DEC) in Qatar.
The construction sector in Qatar is facing serious challenges due to conservative banking practices being followed, delayed payments, and lack of qualified professionals, say top professionals in the field.
About 11 new hotels and hotel apartments have opened since the start of 2015, offering about 1400 additional rooms to accommodate growing number of tourists and visitors to the country.
The first theme park in Qatar, namely, Aqua Park Qatar, has drawn more than 10,000 visitors since the start of Holy month of Ramadan, said the Park management on Monday.
A leading international engineering consultancy, Royal Haskoning, has teamed up with Dutch companies, ZJA Zwarts and Jansma Architects and Poly-Ned to launch a novel concept, The Shaded Dome, a smart, cool and adaptable facility for travelling venues.
Work on new Central Market Complexes are progressing in full zoom as they are likely to get operational by mid-2016, the government said.
The government sector will reduce work hours to five hours for its employees during the fasting month of Ramadan, which begins from middle of this month.
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