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The 10th Milipol Qatar Exhibition kick-started at the Doha Exhibition Centre yesterday, with hundreds of visitors from across the regionís states having flocked to the venue to visit the pavilions showcasing security equipment and solutions.
Despite the concern over weakening global economy, Qatar is ready to invest billions of dollars worth of infrastructure investment in the coming years, according to senior economists and banking leaders.
The Founder-President of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, revealed the 14 official finalists who were through to the last round of the New7Wonders Cities global campaign, in Munich, Germany.
Largest chain of cinemas in Middle East, Novo Cinemas, and subsidiary of Qatar Media Services has announced the signing of a deal with North Gate Mall, Doha.
As the cost of construction continue to escalate due to growing demand for materials amidst the building boom, Qataris are once again complaining that the housing loan provided to them by the state is insufficient.
The Pearl-Qatar has witnessed opening of several new stores in the growing precincts of Porto Arabia and Medina Centrale, thereby fulfilling the promise of retail bliss by the island and catering to the growing number of residents and visitors looking for exclusive shopping and dining experience in Doha.
The Minister of Culture Arts and Heritage, HE Dr Hamad bin Abdul Aziz al Kuwari said that campaigns against Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup bid is irregular, and should be faced with confidence.
Katara, one of the major tourist destinations in the country, continued to witness increase in visitor numbers during its spectacular Eid Al Adha festival shows.
Qatar is the second-most attractive market in the world for investment in infrastructure, says EC Harris, a global built asset consultancy firm.
The Indian-based airline Jet Airways is entering an expansion mode and is doubling its daily frequency between Doha and Mumbai and will also launch new services to Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode in Kerala.
Following the success of inaugural edition of Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) last year, the organizers have announced the QIBS 2014 dates.
In the run-up to the 2022 World Cup being planned in Qatar, the government has major infrastructure plans in place, with the government having already begun execution of these plans.
The economy in Qatar has begun a new diversification phase, as the latest Qatar Economic Insight report for September showed large investment spending in non-hydrocarbon sector with 6.
The first phase of the new Port Project, worth QR27bn will get operational by end of 2016 with initial capacity to accommodate about two million containers, which will eventually be increased to six million containers when the project is fully complete by 2020.
The Family Fun indoor entertainment city spanning 10,000sqm at the Doha Exhibition Centre (DEC) has witnessed entry of atleast 77,000 visitors for the past three weeks, said Qatar Tourism Authority, the organisers of the event.
The much-awaited F-Ring Road will link Hamad International Airport (HIA) to Industrial Area Road, and will open by mid-September, Public Works Authority, Ashghal has confirmed.
Qatar Airways has announced plans to increase frequency on the popular Doha (DOH)-Dubai (DXB) routes from 26th October, with introduction of additional daily flights to Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport (DWC).
The Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has begun its Shopping Fun activity, which forms part of Summer Festival, wherein raffle coupons are being issued in malls across Qatar.
The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning in Doha is likely to announce details of its 20 proposed commercial streets under Doha Municipality.
Doha Metro Rail project works has been gathering pace lately, and property investors are seeking to invest in the outskirts of the city, with areas covering an estimated 100km network.
The Education City in Qatar is working to build two parts of Qatar Economic Zone, which would be spread over 42 square kilometres.
Ten major events and activities will be simultaneously unveiled today at various venues across Qatar, as part of Eid in Qatar festival, organized by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has announced that it would host the first-ever Qatar Summer Festival, which will begin immediately after Eid Al Fitr holiday from 4th August to 27th September 2014.
The Minister of Labour and Social Affairs HE Abdullah bin Saleh Mubarak al Khulafi, has emphasized that the present sponsorship system would be soon replaced by a modern contract between worker and employer.
The retail market in Qatar has touched QR32bn, due to growing demand and high purchasing power of people.
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