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Major infrastructural development activities, together with increasing worker numbers in the country by the day, have led to opening of more eateries across Doha, which even remain open round-the-clock, said a recent report.
The Public Works Authority in Qatar (Ashghal) has announced major development works at Al Wakra and Mesaieed areas in the south of the country over the next three years, worth a total of QR10billion, a report said.
Amendment to the traffic law is on the anvil, which if implemented, will ensure that car owners seek written permission to put stickers on their vehicles offering them for sale, and before leaving them in public places like grounds or parking lots or by the roadside.
The Lusail City in Qatar will witness the eruption of 36 new schools, with capacity to accommodate 26,000 students.
The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) will reveal the new design for Al Rayyan Stadium during a special ceremony on 22nd April at Ali bin Abdullah Fort, it has been announced.
The Sixth edition of Qatar International Food Festival 2015 (QIFF 2015) has drawn a record 170,000 visitors at the Museum of Islamic Art last week.
The master plan of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) in Doha incorporates several features including gardens covered with air-conditioned walkways, open spaces, bridge over C-Ring Road to link hospitals of Central Doha sites and development of current HMC hospitals at central Doha into a single integrated complex.
Qatar may not need cooling systems to lower temperatures in the stadiums, if hosting a winter world cup, unlike the proposed bid for a summer tournament, said an executive from the Qatar 2022 Organizing Committee.
The Sixth Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2015 will be unveiled today at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park, offering five days of food delicacies and variety entertainment to suit one and all.
Qatar has been ranked among top 20 leading financial centres across the globe by the latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 17), which involves 82 financial centres from across the world.
Souq Ahmed, one of the oldest commercial complexes in proximity to Souq Waqif, will be history soon, owing to the construction activities happening in Doha.
About 55 new parks will come up in various municipalities in Doha, in the near future, with the public parks department implementing a brief plan to create green spaces in various areas, announced Mohammed Ali al Khouri, the Director of Public Parks Department at the Ministry and Urban Planning (MMUP).
The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has opened Phase 3 of the C-Ring Road development project for traffic flow this week.
According to the draft of the new traffic law, discussed by the Advisory Council, any new private car entering the road for the first time, should be allowed to have a road permit for three years, rather than one.
The Municipality authorities are gearing up to clamp down on illegally partitioned villas and apartments, according to a new initiative aimed at ensuring the safety of people.
Qatar is will soon open its first open-space air-conditioned commercial mall, Katara Plaza, next year, it has been announced.
The sixth edition of Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) will be held from 24th March to 28th March at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park, the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways has announced.
Qatar successfully launched an online visa issuance system for conferences and sporting events, the first such initiative in the world last week.
The annual report by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) revealed that tourism sector in Qatar generated 61,000 jobs in the same year, bringing considerable contribution to the job sector in Qatar.
The Color Run Qatar event has been re-scheduled on 7th February, the organizers revealed.
The Ministry of Administrative Development in Qatar plans to review the working hours of government offices and ministries to help ease traffic snarls on Doha roads.
One of the biggest family entertainment centres in the region, namely Megapolis, spanning 5000 sqm, is all set to open in Medina Centrale at The Pearl Qatar in March this year.
Qatar has been developing world-class housing and sport complexes, to accommodate its multinational workforce and low-income workers, so that they can enjoy modern amenities for a healthy living.
Qatar is the second most attractive market in the world, with more than $280billion worth construction projects in pipeline, owing to the immense opportunities that have opened following its winning bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The number of infrastructure projects in Qatar is all set to grow with more than $30bn worth new project deals signed in 2015.
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