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Katara Qatar witnesses increased tourist numbers this Eid Al Adha
8/10/2014

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 second best in the world for infrastructure investment
23/9/2014

Qatar is the second-most attractive market in the world for investment in infrastructure, says EC Harris, a global built asset consultancy firm.

Jet Airways introduces more flight services linking Doha and India
23/9/2014

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.

International Boat Show 2014 to take-off in Qatar from 11th November
9/9/2014

Following the success of inaugural edition of Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) last year, the organizers have announced the QIBS 2014 dates.

Qatar focuses on investment projects in the run-up to 2022 World Cup
9/9/2014

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.

Qatar works on new economic diversification plans
9/9/2014

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.

New port project first phase to be operational by end of 2016
2/9/2014

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.

Fun City welcomes 77,000 visitors
26/8/2014

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.

F-Ring Road to open to traffic by mid-September
26/8/2014

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.

New flights introduced along the popular Doha-Dubai route
26/8/2014

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).

QTA launches shopping fun and other activities as part of Summer Festival
19/8/2014

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.

Doha Municipality to announce 20 new commercial streets
19/8/2014

The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning in Doha is likely to announce details of its 20 proposed commercial streets under Doha Municipality.

Advent of Doha Metro Rail project triggers demand for city outskirt areas
13/8/2014

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.

Education City to build two parts of Qatar Economic Zone
13/8/2014

The Education City in Qatar is working to build two parts of Qatar Economic Zone, which would be spread over 42 square kilometres.

Major festivities lined up as part of Eid in Qatar 2014
29/7/2014

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).

First-ever Qatar Summer Festival to open after Eid Al Fitr holidays
29/7/2014

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.

Modern contract likely to replace sponsorship system shortly
22/7/2014

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.

Qatar retail sector witnesses massive growth
22/7/2014

The retail market in Qatar has touched QR32bn, due to growing demand and high purchasing power of people.

Work on Al Rayyan Road to be complete by Q4 2016
22/7/2014

Work on the first and second phases of Al Rayyan Road upgrade project has begun with first phase due to be completed by fourth quarter of 2016, said Ashghal, the Public Works Authority.

Online system likely soon for approval of building plan and designs
16/7/2014

An online system is being developed whereby various approvals for building plan, its construction or repair can be done through a single window.

Dukhan-Central Doha traffic eased with new Dukhan Highway Central opening
16/7/2014

With the opening of the new Dukhan Highway Central from Al Sheehaniya Interchange to Al Rayyan Stadium Roundabout, the traffic between Dukhan and Central Doha will see a major improvement, said Ashghal, the Public Works Authority in Qatar.

28 new private schools to come up in Qatar by next academic year
16/7/2014

The Supreme Education Council (SEC) has announced plans to open 28 new private schools by the next academic year in Qatar.

Katara Ramadan Festival and Expo opens to public
9/7/2014

The Ramadan Festival in Katara was unveiled last week with the opening of the Quran and Astronomy Exhibition.

Milipol Qatar 2014 registrations now open
9/7/2014

The booking and online registrations for the regions most influential trade exhibition, Milipol Qatar 2014 is underway, which is due to be held from 20th to 22nd October 2014 at the Doha Exhibition Centre.

New regulation mandates Qatar ID card for all banking transactions
9/7/2014

A new regulation by Qatar Central Bank (QCB) mandates submission of Qatar identification document for all banking transactions, and now, customers without an updated Qatar ID on bank database may face service disruption due to the implementation of new rule.

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