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International racing season to kick-start in Doha this month

The Qatar Marine Sports Federation (QMSF) international racing season will begin in the next two weeks, and the first one for the Doha-based organization is the fourth Aquabike Grand Prix of Qatar, to be held from 6th to 8th March.

Qatar works its way to be positioned as world-class tourism hub

An ambitious plan aimed at positioning Qatar as world-class tourism hub with deep cultural roots, has been unveiled at Katara Cultural Village.

World-class zoo to open in Qatar by 2017

Qatar will have world-class zoo by the year 2017, featuring safaris – an elephant walk-way, over Al Waab Street, apart from a seven-star tree-top hotel, which will make the country a global tourist destination, says Senior Ashghal Executive in Qatar.

First phase of Barwa Labour City to be ready this summer

The first phase of Barwas upcoming Labour City in Industrial Area will be ready this summer, a senior official revealed.

Qatar to witness increased infrastructure activities in 2014

Qatar will witness considerable growth in project activity this year, with contracts worth $24bn being awarded, it has been revealed.

Lusail City welcomes first tenants

The infrastructure works in the new city of Lusail is now complete, and the tenants have begun moving in, and the town will be completely occupied by the year-end, the developers reported.

Qatar to see biggest National Sport Day celebrations this week

Qatar is all set to celebrate its third and biggest National Sport Day (NSD) today, with a series of events aimed at promoting sport culture, health and wellness among nationals and expatriates alike.

Phase one of Workers Sports Complex unveiled at Al Khor

The first phase of workers sports complex opened at Al Khor Industrial Area yesterday.

Disney Live Mickey Music Festival to thrill Doha audience next week!

The Disney Live Mickey Music Festival will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) from 12th to 16th February 2014.

Pearl Qatar commercial space 60 percent leased out

Commercial space at Medina Central and Porto Arabia in Pearl Qatar area has been 60% leased out, and more space will be leased out in the coming weeks, said Ehab Kamel, the General Manager of Retail Leasing.

Sheraton Park Project on way for scheduled launch

Work on The Sheraton Park Project (SPP) which is due for launch on 31st December 2014, is progressing well and is on track to meet the deadline, confirmed the CEO of Qatar Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC), Yanick Garillon.

New Doha Port to be converted into Cruise Ship Terminal

The Doha Port will be converted into a cruise ship terminal when the New Port at Mesaieed gets operational in 2016, a senior official said.

Education City Tram project to get operational by 2016

The Education City tram project will get fully operational and complete by September 2016, a senior official in Qatar said.

Hamad International Airport to position Qatar as true global gateway

The much-awaited Hamad International Airport (HIA), considered to be the Runway to the future, Gateway to the world, is likely to improve Qatar’s position as a truly global gateway, with its unique features and stunning facilities.

Qatar found to be most expensive GCC country for living

Qatar is the most expensive country for living in the Gulf, owing to its tight rental market, says the latest analysis on the cost of living in the region by Arabian Business.

Doha Festival City mall project to be ready by 2016
21/1/2014Largest retail and entertainment destination in Qatar, namely, the Doha Festival City, has appointed the GCC / Alec Qatar Joint Venture as the contractor to lay foundations for construction of the mall.
Major boost to road infrastructure development planned

In a major boost to road infrastructure development in the country, the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has awarded contract worth QR10.

US Embassy fast-tracks entry visa procedures to Qataris

The US Embassy has taken measures to fast track the procedures for issuance of entry visas to the US for Qatari nationals.

Work on first Phase of Doha Metro gets underway

Construction of 37 stations, which constitute the first phase of Doha Metro, is gradually gathering pace with demarcation and establishment of sites being carried out at present.

Msheireb Properties works to build new cultural quarter in Doha

Msheireb Properties, a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, is on way to build a new cultural quarter in Doha.

Major sporting events lined up in Qatar for 2014

Several events, including some high-profile conferences, sporting events and exhibitions have been lined up in Qatar for 2014.

Katara to unveil biggest flag on National Day

Katara, the Cultural Village in Qatar has enriched the cultural scene in the country by hosting a series of cultural accomplishments and creativity.

Qatar Airways offers Online Tourist Visa Service

Qatar Airways has launched online tourist visa services for passengers using the flag carrier.

Qatar announces $140bn worth infrastructure projects

Qatar has announced one of the largest infrastructure projects comprising three bridges interlinked by subsea tunnels to be completed before soccer World Cup finals in 2022.

New futuristic Kahramaa Park to open in April 2014

The new futuristic education park in Al Thumama, namely the Kahramaa Park, would be unveiled in April.

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