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Major overhauling for Doha Industrial Area

The Public Works Authority in Qatar (Ashghal) has announced a major QR8bn worth of overhauling works in the Industrial Area, with works likely to be done on 220km stretch of roads.

Hamad International Airport to open to passengers next week

Following construction delays for more than a year now, the new Hamad International Airport in Qatar will open to passenger traffic next week, revealed the Civil Aviation Authority here.

Qatar to unveil biggest health centre in the country for workers

The biggest health centre for labour workforce in Qatar will be unveiled on 1st November 2014, near New Al Thumama area in Doha.

Ashghal begins work on New Expressway Project

Ashghal, the Public Works Authority has begun working on the new Expressway Project, the East West Corridor in south Doha, which will link the new Orbital Highway to the Hamad International Airport and offer strategic links with southern part of the city.

Doha aims to host the 2019 World Athletic Championship Tournament

Doha has announced plans to bid for hosting rights to the 2019 World Championship in Athletics, a tournament, managed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).

Qatar leads GCC nations in infrastructure projects growth

Given, the large infrastructure projects and domestic consumption in Qatar, the nation will lead in terms of growth among GCC nations, growing at 6percent in 2014, said Alkhabeer Capital during an economic review.

Qatar unlikely to build all of the 12 proposed stadiums for 2022 World Cup

Qatar is seriously reviewing the necessity of building all of the 12 proposed stadiums in its bid for the 2022 World Cup Soccer Tournament, during the finalizing of plans that will go to FIFA for approval, the organizing committee revealed.

Hamad International Airport to get fully operational from 27th May

The Hamad International Airport (HIA) is expected to be fully operational from 27th May this year.

Sharq Crossing, Industrial Area projects by Ashghal highlighted

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) recently hosted an Industry Engagement day to keep engineering and contracting firms informed about opportunities to participate in one of the most technologically advanced infrastructure programme, the Sharq Crossing.

Project Qatar 2014 to see participation from 24 countries

The 11th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Exhibition, Project Qatar 2014 will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) from 12th to 15th May 2014, and would involve participation of 24 nations.

Hamad International Airport soft launch on 30th April

The Hamad International Airport (HIA) will be soft launched and will be partially open to passengers from 30th April.

New five-star facility to be unveiled at The Pearl Qatar by the year-end

Alfardan Hospitality and Kempinski Hotels are likely to open a five-star hotel, spread across 500,000 square feet at The Pearl-Qatar during last quarter of the year.

Moldova likely to grant visa waiver to Qatar nationals

A former Soviet Republic, Moldova, bordered by Ukraine and Romania, is planning to grant a visa waiver to Qatari nationals visiting the country to draw in more investments, says Lurie Leanca, the Moldovan Prime Minister.

Qatar confirms sponsorship law amendment

Amendments to the sponsorship law can be expected any time soon.

Mega entertainment centre to be launched at the Pearl-Qatar

The United Development Company (UDC), a Qatar shareholding company and master-developer of the Pearl Qatar signed a deal with Palma Hospitality Group to launch a series of genuine food and beverages concepts and a unique family entertainment centre spanning more than 7000sqm in Medina Centrale at the Pearl-Qatar.

New Doha-Hong Kong flight service launched by Cathay Pacific

Hong Kongs flagship airline, Cathay Pacific, has launched new service connecting Doha and Hong Kong.

Qatar to unveil record budget this financial year

Qatar, the top LNG exporter, will unveil its highest-ever budget of QR220billion within next two days as it is moving ahead with a major infrastructure drive.

Qatar assures timely completion of FIFA World Cup projects

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in Qatar has assured that Qatars preparations for the FIFA World Cup 2022 are on track.

Demolition works to pave way for construction of New Doha Zoo

Demolition of buildings and other facilities located within the boundaries of the New Doha Zoo will begin any time soon.

Qatar International Food Festival to open to public on Thursday

The fifth Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) is all set to kick-start on Thursday at the Museum of Islamic Art Park, and all preparations for the same are now complete, said organizers of the festival, the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways.

New Village accommodation homes for workers to come up

Leading real estate developer Global Building Solutions (GBS) are teaming up with Qatar-based partners to develop high quality workers accommodation villages.

Nearly $285bn worth projects underway in Qatar

The outlook for project market from now until 2020 seems strong, as there are at least $285bn worth projects that are either planned or underway, according to latest data from MEED Qatar Projects 2014 Conference.

Project Qatar 2014 to kick-start tomorrow at QNCC

Project Qatar will be unveiled on 12th May, and will continue until 15th May this year, further building on its 10 years of success in Qatar.

Qatar International Food Festival 2014 to kick-start on 20th March

The Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF), organized by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways, have announced the Food Zones and Activities pertaining to the fifth edition of the annual festival to be held at the Museum of Islamic Art Park from 20th to 23rd March 2014.

Work on Ras Laffon Labour Village project under progress

The Qatar Real Estate Investment Company has begun implementing work on the Ras Laffon Labour Village, capable to accommodating about 16,000 workers, revealed the Alaqaria CEO, Abdula Ali al Kuwari.

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