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New tourism law on anvil in Qatar
6/6/2012

Qatar will soon issue a new tourism law this month, so that the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) can establish a new infrastructure prior to 2022 Football World Cup, due to be held in Doha, a senior QTA official revealed.

Doha fire tragedy claims many lives
29/5/2012

The major fire that broke out in an upscale mall in Doha yesterday, killed several people, including children, local media reported.

New Business Centre launched at Downtown Doha
23/5/2012

Mohammed Hamad Al Mana Group of Companies in Doha has launched its brand new ABC Business Centre, at the heart of Downtown Doha.

Cityscape Qatar 2012 all set to open doors this month
15/5/2012

Qatar will unveil Cityscape Qatar, the worlds leading real estate exhibition this month, thereby showcasing wide range and scope of real estate development opportunities and projects to investors and major industry professionals from across the globe.

Qatar to invest $17bn in tourism-related infrastructure projects
15/5/2012

Qatar is all set to invest nearly $17bn in tourism-related infrastructure projects over the next five years, under the guidance of Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).

Local firms competing for multi-billion dollar railway projects
8/5/2012

Qatari companies are now seen entering into joint ventures with experienced foreign firms, in order to grab contracts in the soon-to-be- launched multi-billion dollar railway projects.

Qatar tourism sector among fastest growing in the world
8/5/2012

Qatar tourism sector is among the worlds fastest growing sectors, said the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

New public parks, green areas and playgrounds planned
1/5/2012

The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP) has announced plans to increase the number of public parks, green areas and playgrounds in Qatar.

Project Qatar 2012 opens doors to visitors
1/5/2012

Project Qatar 2012 has been unveiled at the Doha Exhibition Centre yesterday by H H Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning.

First of its kind electric buses launched in Qatar
24/4/2012

The public transport firm in Qatar, Mowasalat, has launched the first electric buses in Qatar, and also the first of its kind in the world.

New law mandates overseas consultancies in Qatar to have local partner
24/4/2012

Qatar is in the process of drafting a law, which when implemented, will make it mandatory for foreign consultancies establishing their operations in Qatar, to have a Qatari partner.

Project Qatar expo to be unveiled in Doha on 30th April
24/4/2012

The ninth international trade exhibition for construction technology, building materials, equipment and environmental technology, Project Qatar, will be held at the Doha Exhibition Centre from 30th April to 3rd May.

Qatar Airways keen on boosting its Canada services
18/4/2012

The CEO of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker, mentioned that he has been struggling to secure landing rights to strengthen services to Canada.

Project Qatar 2012 ready to be unveiled on 30th April
18/4/2012

The ninth annual edition of the leading construction exhibition, Project Qatar 2012, to be held between 30th April and 3rd May in Qatar, will involve participation of at least 2,083 exhibitors from 48 countries, displaying their expertise in the 62,000 square meters area of Doha Exhibition Centre.

Tenders invited for first phase of metro rail transit system
18/4/2012

The Qatar Railways Company (QRail) has invited at least five tenders for the first phase of the metro rail transit system in the country.

Lekhwiya Sports Complex gets underway
10/4/2012

The construction contract for a new 19,529 sqm Lekhwiya Sports Complex, a mixed-use sports venue, which will serve as home stadium for Qatars premier football team, Lekhwiya Club, is getting underway in Qatar.

Crowne Plaza Doha Business Park on track for launch in Q3 2012
4/4/2012

The Crowne Plaza Doha The Business Park is due for its launch towards third quarter of 2012.

Qatar Airways introduces new medical services facility for passengers
27/3/2012

As a part of its continued efforts to offer dedicated services for passengers, Qatar Airways, has introduced its latest facility, namely, Medical Assistance & Special Needs Counter.

Ezdan embarks on development of three new malls in Qatar
27/3/2012

Ezdan has embarked on various commercial and residential real estate projects across Qatar, which is hoped to boost the company revenues this year.

Minister unveils five-year plan to develop Dukhan City
27/3/2012

The Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum (QP), H E Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada has announced a five-year plan to develop Dukhan City.

Qatar considered major tourism booster in the Arab World
22/3/2012

Qatar is being considered as a major tourist nation of the Arab World, and it has been predicted that the tourism sector alone will grow by 13.

Insurance scheme mandatory for Residence Permits
21/3/2012

According to latest draft Insurance Law finalized by the Supreme Council of Health (SCH), a mandatory insurance scheme, when fully implemented, towards end of 2014, will emphasize that no Residence Permit be granted to any expatriate unless the employer or sponsor subscribes to the insurance scheme.

Global Village 2012 unveiled in Qatar
21/3/2012

Global Village 2012 was unveiled in Qatar on 19th March.

New entertainment complex for single workers in Doha to be unveiled soon
13/3/2012

The work on the new commercial and entertainment complex in Industrial Area for single workers is nearing completion.

Barwa - Mowasalat tie-up to improve visitor turn out at Barwa Village
13/3/2012

The Barwa Real Estate Company has entered into a tie-up with Mowasalat, aimed at extending better public amenities to the sprawling Barwa Village in Al Wakra.

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