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Qatar likely to grow into major financial hub
1/2/2012

Qatar will shortly grow to be one of the most vibrant financial hubs in the GCC.

Doha apartment rentals to fall by 30percent soon
24/1/2012

In the opinion of investors and experts, rentals in Doha are likely to decline by 30percent shortly.

Work on Single workers’ housing units to begin soon
18/1/2012

The foundation stone will be laid this week for construction of 43,000 housing units by Barwa, for accommodation of single workers, revealed Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Turki al-Sobaei, Barwa Chief Executive Officer.

Major boom likely in Qatar hotel sector owing to 2022 FIFA World Cup
11/1/2012

The entire world will begin focussing on Qatar in another ten years, as Qatar gets ready to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Residents throng Museum of Islamic Art Park
11/1/2012

Several residents, particularly families, thronged the Museum of Islamic Art Park last week to enjoy the fun activities organized there, as part of the official opening of Doha’s latest recreation venue.

Qatar construction sector expected to be strong in 2012
11/1/2012

The construction sector in Qatar is expected to be strong this year, although with lower margins.

Doha Trade Fair 2012 unveiled
3/1/2012Biggest shopping carnival of the year, Doha Trade Fair 2012, unveiled its doors to the public on 31st December 2011 at Doha Exhibitions Centre.
Qatar suggests unified employment contract for domestic workers
3/1/2012Qatar has suggested that the GCC nations adopt a unified format of employment contract for domestic workers.
GCC confirms complete support for Doha 2020 Olympic Games bid
27/12/2011

Doha bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has received complete support from the leaders of Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Doha Trade Fair 2012 to be unveiled on 1st January
27/12/2011

The Doha Trade Fair 2012, one of the largest shopping carnivals in Doha, will be unveiled on New Year’s Day, and is all set to welcome thousands of visitors throughout the region.

Private sector can help in sustainable development
20/12/2011

The private sector in Qatar, if strong, can make considerable contribution towards sustainable development, boosting growth of national economy, said HE Sheikh Jassim bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, the Minister of Business and Trade.

More than 80 groups among qualified bidders for Doha Metro phase one
20/12/2011

Nearly 80 to 90 groups have been qualified as bidders for the Qatar Railways Company (QRail) Doha Metro Phase One projects, as revealed by Arabian Business.

Daily flights between Doha-Washington DC from May 2012
13/12/2011

United Airlines has announced launch of daily services between Doha and Dulles International Airport, its Washington DC hub, via Dubai, effective 1st May 2012.

Lagoona unveils second wave of latest fashion, cafe outlets
13/12/2011

The latest development of Darwish Malls, Lagoona, has unveiled doors for a second wave of exciting brands and cafes.

Asian, British, construction firms compete to win Qatari contracts
13/12/2011

With Qatar getting ready to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, announcing $275bn worth investments allocated for the purpose, the British construction companies are competing to win major contracts in Qatar, it has been reported.

The opening of QNCC, places Doha on the world map
6/12/2011

The Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) has been unveiled today, thereby putting Doha on the world map, as an international destination for events and conferences in the future.

Qatar, US, sign deal to ease travel procedures for nationals
6/12/2011

Qatar has signed deal with the US authorities to ease the procedures for Qatari nationals travelling to the US, so as to avoid any sort of difficulties that they may be facing at the US airports, as part of checking and verifying procedures.

Msheireb makes effort to restore and preserve historic buildings
1/12/2011

Msheireb Properties is making efforts to restore and conserve four historic buildings on its QR20bn site, spread across 31-hectares of Msheireb Downtown Doha project.

Two months free rental offered to tenants at Barwa Village
1/12/2011

Shops at Barwa Village in Al Wakra have been granted two months free rentals, while they renew their tenancy contracts.

Doha Festival City makes its way to MAPIC 2011
23/11/2011

Doha Festival City, one of the largest and most advanced mixed use entertainment, retail and hospitality projects in Qatar, is showcasing its retail opportunities for the first time during MAPIC 2011.

Municipal Authority implements ban of single workers from residential areas
23/11/2011

Several villas and apartments that accommodate single workers across the country are now being inspected by authorities, as the law banning labour accommodation in residential areas gets implemented.

Increased number of GCC visitors boost Qatar tourism sector
15/11/2011

The tourism sector in Qatar is witnessing steady growth, with increased number of visitors from the GCC visiting Qatar, reveals the latest statistics from Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).

Qatar construction sector will be major driving force for Middle East economy
15/11/2011

Qatar will be a major driving force for the Middle East economy during the coming decade, said Frost & Sullivan, leading analyst and researcher.

Visitors throng the Doha Zoo on Eid Al Adha
8/11/2011

More than 13,000 visitors thronged the Doha Zoo on the first day of Eid Al Adha holidays, when it was opened to general public.

Leisure travel lists high on agenda for Qataris
8/11/2011

Majority of respondents in Qatar, who participated in the MasterCard survey, revealed that they are planning a leisure travel during the coming months.

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