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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.
In a bid to deepen Qatari-Chinese trade ties, Qatar is all set to exhibit Made in China Exhibition 2015 in Doha to draw more Chinese companies and investors to play a role in the development of Qatar.
The GCC nations are working to build a GCC rail network over the coming years, and they will continue to fuel the rapid development in the regionís transport sector, a new report said.
The Mall of Qatar, which is due to be unveiled by the year-end, will house the largest IMAX screen in the world, which would introduce a new ground-breaking 3D laser technology, it has been announced.
In an initiative aimed at improving traffic flow to Hamad International Airport (HIA), and several other locations in Doha, Ashghal has announced the opening of F-Ring Road to traffic.
Investments worth up to $45bn have been planned for tourism-related projects in Qatar up to the year 2030, said a senior official in Qatar.
Qatar last week unveiled design of Qatar Foundation Stadium and Health & Wellness Precinct, the fourth stadium in Doha featuring innovative cooling technology, just as in all other proposed World Cup venues, a report said.
Qatar is all set to spend $182bn over the next five years on infrastructure, after having completion a total of 9,213 projects worth QR80bn last year.
Qatar has unveiled new designs for renovation of the Khalifa Football and Athletics Stadium in Doha, a report said.
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