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Qatar plans future roads to withstand rain havoc
12/11/2013

Qatar plans to consider the possibility of building all its future roads to meet the needs of next 30 to 40 years, a senior Municipality official revealed during a conference session in Qatar this week.

Msheireb Downtown to feature more new facilities
12/11/2013

With more than 14,000 labourers now working on the Msheireb Downtown Doha project, top priority is now being given to safety of workers, said Senior Official at Msheireb Real Estate Company.

World Luxury Expo in Doha from 14th November
5/11/2013

The fourth edition of the World Luxury Expo series will be hosted at the St Regis in Doha from 14th to 16th November 2013.

Doha Metro project on fast-track mode
5/11/2013

The three vital projects implemented by Qatar Rail will enormously boost public transport connectivity across the country and beyond its borders in future, said Saad Ahmed al-Mohannadi, the CEO of Qatar Rail.

Qatar ranks high in expat satisfaction
5/11/2013

Qatar is among the top 10 countries in the world for expat satisfaction, according to new global survey by HSBC.

Doha Metro project to open opportunities galore
29/10/2013

The Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), the company that monitors construction of multi-billion dollar integrated rail network, will showcase the investment and business opportunities in the project to foreign investors.

First Qatar International Boat Show gains major participant companies
22/10/2013

The first Qatar International Boat Show will be held at Lusail Marina from 12th to 16th November, and the show has already gained the participation of numerous international shipyards and maritime companies.

Qatar Airways to begin non-stop flights to Miami next year
22/10/2013

The National Carrier, Qatar Airways, has announced non-stop flights from its Doha hub to Miami in the United States from 10th June 2014.

Ashghal announces new diversions around iconic West Bay Arch roundabout
22/10/2013

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced new diversions around the iconic Arch roundabout in West Bay, which will be converted into three-level intersection.

Qatar to hire expat workers from 30 countries
15/10/2013

Qatar has signed deals with 30 countries to recruit foreign workers for the major infrastructure projects in the country, announced the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, HE Abdullah Saleh Mubarak Al Khulaifi.

Katara Sports Village to open on first day of Eid Al Adha
15/10/2013

The Katara Sports Village, located at the Amusement City in Katara, is all set to open on the first day of Eid Al Adha.

Discover Education City event gets underway
1/10/2013

The Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) together with its partner universities will host the annual student recruitment event for high school students, Discover Education City (DEC), on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Qatar ranked as top financial centre in Middle East
1/10/2013

Qatar has been ranked as top financial centre in the Middle East in the latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 14), by the London-based Z/Yen Group.

Qatar may introduce Helicopter overfly to ease traffic woes
1/10/2013

Qatar plans to introduce a helicopter overfly in areas of high traffic and direct land patrols to ease traffic during peak hours.

New law under study may raise Qatari retirement age
24/9/2013

The retirement age for Qatari men may be fixed at 67 and women to be fixed at 62, if a new law under consideration takes effect.

First commercial complex for single workers to open next month
24/9/2013

The Grand Mall Hypermarket, to be unveiled in the first week of October, at the West-End Park in the Industrial Area, will particularly cater for single workers in the area, and will be the first such facility for the public.

More affordable homes needed to prevent housing crisis
24/9/2013

With increasing house rents coupled with major infrastructure projects and increased influx of foreign workers into Qatar, experts have called for the need of more housing units in the low to medium segments, to address possible shortage in supply of housing units.

Worlds Largest Floating Book Fair in Doha next month
17/9/2013

The Worlds largest floating book fair, MV Logos Hope, will be back in Doha next month.

New Doha Port project progressing as scheduled for 2015 completion
17/9/2013

The development works at New Doha Port is making quick progress, and the project is expected to be delivered on time for operations by 2016, said Nabil Al Buenain, Project Executive Director, New Port Project (NPP).

Qatar to have 10 new malls over next 2 to 5 years
4/9/2013

According to latest update by Al Asmakh Real Estate Development Company (Aredc), the valuation and research wing revealed that the proposed supply of new malls will be delivered within next two to five years in Qatar.

Al Wakra Barwa Village set to turn into major shopping hub
4/9/2013

The Barwa Village in Al Wakra is all set to be a major shopping hub, when the new International Airport located in proximity to it, gets operational, says Barwa Real Estate Company, leading real estate developer in Qatar.

Huge multi-storeyed underground parking to solve Souq Waqif parking woes
4/9/2013

A huge underground multi-storeyed parking facility has been planned near Souq Waqif to enable visitors to gain better access to the tourist hotspot in the country.

World Cup 2022 preparations trigger huge demand for primary building materials
27/8/2013

The construction sector in Qatar is all set to see a record demand for primary building materials over the coming few years.

Unified Tourist Visa to be implemented early next year in the region
27/8/2013

The GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) is all set to implement a unified tourist visa early next year, revealed Abdullah Al-Shobaily, Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Matters at the GCC.

Qatar Airways to launch new Delhi, Bangalore services
21/8/2013

Beginning 1st September, Qatar Airways will begin launch of services to and from Delhi and Bangalore, with the introduction of has announced plans to extend its Boeing 787 Dreamliner route network.

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