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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.
In the run-up to 2022 FIFA World Cup, and in accordance with Qatar National Vision 2030, the government of Qatar plans to invest about QR255bn on infrastructure and transport, apart from hotels and stadiums, says Deloitte, a management consultancy.
The second edition of Qatar International Boat Show has opened doors today at Mourjan Marinas, Lusail City.
All taxis in Qatar will shortly have a unified call centre facility and a single toll-free number, operated by the public transport company, Mowasalat.
The proposed amendments in the labour law to be implemented by the year end, will make salary transfer to bank accounts mandatory, said the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, HE Dr.
Qatar has launched a new mobile phone application, which can possibly make the roads in the country safer by blocking a motorist phone call or message when driving.
A major stretch of C-Ring Road from Ramada Intersection to Al Kinana Intersection, near La Cigale hotel which is currently partially shut, will now open to traffic from 10th November, said Ashghal, the Public Works Authority.
The Barwa Real Estate Group is likely to build QR500mn mall Alaateda, featuring about 650 retail shops, in proximity to Msheireb Downtown, which is under construction, a report said.
The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani issued a directive to begin work on a proposal to establish three new central markets in Qatar to meet the demands of fast-growing population.
More than 50 local and international firms are participating in the Doha International Flowers and Garden Exhibition to be held from 20th November to 22nd November at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park.
There has been an abnormal spurt in property prices, particularly for land plots, which in turn, has led to increased rentals for housing units and commercial spaces.
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