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Project Qatar 2015 to draw over 50,000 participants

The 12th edition of Project Qatar will be held this year under the patronage of Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani on 4th May at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

Qatar Rail works on transforming Qatar into a smart nation

The Qatar Rail is taking initiatives to make Qatar a smart nation by offering easy, efficient and integrated transport facility in the country, says Abdulla Abdulaziz al Subaie, the Managing Director.

More Doha eateries remaining open round-the-clock

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.

QR10billion worth infrastructure in three years

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 traffic law on the anvil

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.

36 new schools planned for Lusail City

The Lusail City in Qatar will witness the eruption of 36 new schools, with capacity to accommodate 26,000 students.

Launch ceremony of new Al Rayyan Stadium design to be held on 22nd April

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.

QIFF 2015 attracts record visitor numbers

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.

New health projects underway at HMC Qatar

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.

Winter World Cup 2022 may discard need for cooling systems in stadium

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.

Qatar International Food Festival 2015 opens to public

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 among top 20 leading financial hubs in the world

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 commercial complex to be history soon

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.

Doha to get 55 new public parks shortly

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).

Phase 3 of C-Ring Road opens to traffic

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has opened Phase 3 of the C-Ring Road development project for traffic flow this week.

New Traffic Law in Qatar may grant 3-year road permits for first-timers

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.

Doha Municipality to strictly clamp down illegally partitioned houses

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 unveils its first open-space air-conditioned commercial mall

Qatar is will soon open its first open-space air-conditioned commercial mall, Katara Plaza, next year, it has been announced.

QIFF 2015 to be held from 24th March

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 is first country to launch online visa issuance system

Qatar successfully launched an online visa issuance system for conferences and sporting events, the first such initiative in the world last week.

Qatar Tourism sector exhibits strong performance

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.

Color Run Qatar event re-scheduled to 7th February

The Color Run Qatar event has been re-scheduled on 7th February, the organizers revealed.

Qatar to review work hours of government offices, ministries

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.

Megapolis - biggest indoor entertainment centre unfolds

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 focused on developing world-class worker accommodations

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.

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