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Northern city of Qatar set for QR700mn overhaul
The northern-most city of Qatar is all set for an overhaul through a QR700million project, Ashghal has announced.
Qatar Airways to set up domestic airline in India
Qatar Airways plans to set up a domestic airline in India.
Population in Qatar surpasses 2.6 million last month
The population in Qatar crossed 2.
GCC plans Multi-entry visas to boost tourist arrivals

The Colliers International Report, which was released at the Arabian Travel Market this week, suggests that the GCC, which aims to increase its target of Indian and Chinese inbound tourist arrivals, should consider issuing multi-entry visas, like Schengen visa issued by the European nations.
Largest Monoprix in the world officially opens
French Hypermarket Monoprix is now officially open for business at the new Doha Festival City (DFC).
First World Cup Stadium almost ready
With yet another five years to go before the 2022 World Cup, Qatar is nearing completion of its first stadium for the tournament.
Amazing family packages for visitors at Magical Festival Village

Ezdan World Company, a subsidiary of Ezdan Holding group, is offering amazing offers and family packages at competitive prices until 30th April for visitors of Magical Festival Village.

The Mall of Qatar welcomes more than 150,000 visitors

A unique shopping and entertainment destination, The Mall of Qatar has been officially unveiled, involving the presence of over 150,000 visitors.

Largest mall officially unveiled to public

The rapidly growing retail sector in Qatar has received a major boost as the Dh.

Qatar International Food Festival 2017 unveiled

The 8th Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) has been unveiled today at the Hotel Park, overlooking Doha Corniche.

Emirates to ease electronics ban hassle for passengers on US-bound flights

Following the latest ban on electronic devices on US-bound flights, Emirates Airline has announced that it will introduce a new service to enable customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until they board their flights to the US.

More than 8000 attendees throng Cityscape Qatar 2017

Cityscape Qatar 2017 is one of the leading real estate and investment exhibitions in the country.

All banks in Qatar to remain closed on 5th March

All banks and financial institutions in Qatar will remain closed on 5th March, Sunday, for their annual bank holiday.

Qatar set to increase penalty for using phone when driving

Traffic Police Chief, Brig.

Return Permit must for expats to re-enter Qatar if RP is lost

Henceforth, expatriates holding Qatari Residency Permit (RP) will also have to hold a Return Permit to re-enter the country, in case they happen to lose their Qatar ID card while abroad, the Ministry of Interior said.

Qatar Airways launches worlds longest flight

Qatar Airways has launched world’s longest scheduled commercial service.

Qatar launches online service for expats to calculate end-of-service payment

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs launched a new electronic service which allows expat workers to calculate their end-of-service gratuity.

Qatar ranked second best emerging market for business compatibility

Qatar has been ranked the second best among 50 emerging markets (EM) for best business compatibility climate or market compatibility, based on findings in the 2017 Agility EM logistics Index.

Qatar Emir amends new Exit Law for expats

Two weeks following its implementation, a new law in Qatar governing the entry, exit and residency of expatriates has been amended by the Emir of Qatar.

Katara Cultural Village unveils the Ladies Boulevard project

Ladies Boulevard, part of the Magical Festival Village project, has been unveiled at Katara Cultural Village, Ezdan World, a subsidiary of Ezdan Holding Group, announced.

Shop Qatar unveiled featuring 30 new pop-up stores

Organized by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), the first edition of Shop Qatar is set to be unveiled on January 7th, featuring 30 pop-up stores across the five of the participating malls.

Free e-gate services activated for expats at Hamad Airport

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has activated e-gate services on expat ID cards and passports, enabling free entry and exit of expat residents through Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Three new parks opened to public in Doha

Three new parks have been opened to public early this week by the Public Gardens Department of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) on the occasion of Qatar National Day.

New Qatar Airways flights to link Doha and Dublin from 12th June

Qatar Airways has announced daily non-stop flights connecting Doha and Dublin, the capital of Ireland, on 12th June next year.

Doha Port to welcome its first mega-cruise ship

A mega-cruise ship carrying 3000 or more passengers in addition to 1300 crew members will dock at Doha Port on Wednesday, said the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) said.

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