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All major government services in Qatar to go online by 2020
22/3/2016

Qatar is working towards achieving its target of bringing all major government services online by the year 2020, the Ministry of Transport and Communications said.

Mall of Qatar to launch major live entertainment arena
22/3/2016

One of the largest shopping and lifestyle destinations in the country, the Mall of Qatar, has announced plans to establish a major live entertainment arena in Doha at an investment of more than QR100million.

Bedouin-style tents in Qatar may house World Cup 2022 fans
22/3/2016

Qatar may house thousands of football fans in Bedouin-style tents in desert areas located in proximity to stadiums during the 2022 World Cup, as falling oil prices have compelled Qatar to delay projects, including building hotels, say recent reports.

Qatar Cost of Living at its peak in February 2016
15/3/2016

The cost of living in Qatar reached its peak in February 2016, with residents having to shell out more for recreation and housing expenses, the latest government figures revealed.

Government may curtail infrastructure spending due to dip in oil prices
15/3/2016

The property market in Qatar may be in for a correction if low oil prices continue to hinder the country’s economy, a report said.

Residential rentals record 7 percent growth in 2015
15/3/2016

Residential rental market in Qatar underwent huge expansion last year, marking a 7 percent growth year-on-year, said the latest report by CBRE, the global real estate consultancy firm.

Magical Festival Village launched in Katara
9/3/2016

A multi-million riyal Magical Festival Village, which is a stellar shopping and entertainment destination, has been launched on Thursday.

New Edutainment Animal Park opens to visitors this week
9/3/2016

An Animal Park featuring 15 animals, including animatronic dinosaurs, King Kong and mammoth would open to visitors this week, besides the Qatar Sport Club in West Bay.

Al Bayt Stadium to host true acoustic features for 2022 FIFA World Cup
9/3/2016

The Al Bayt Stadium at Al Khor City will host a truly unique acoustic experience for all the 60,000 fans walking up to the stadium for the semifinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

Over 40,000 visitors throng the new Al Khor Park
2/3/2016

About 40,000 or more people have visited the new Al Khor Park last week, which also includes a mini zoo, comprising animals and birds shifted from Doha Zoo, which is currently under renovation.

Kahraamaa organizes energy conservation competition
2/3/2016

Kahraamaa, the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation has begun receiving entries for its fourth annual Conserving Building Competition, organized as part of the National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency, Tarsheed said.

Doha Jewellery and Watches Expo unveiled
23/2/2016

More than QR5.

New Al Khor Park is first to house a Mini Zoo
23/2/2016

The new Al Khor Park in Qatar houses a mini zoo, which is a rare attraction, featuring animals shifted from Doha zoo.

Fifth edition of Halal Qatar Festival underway
23/2/2016

The fifth edition of the ten-day annual Halal Qatar Festival was unveiled in Qatar on Friday.

Mall of Qatar to be unveiled by third quarter 2016
23/2/2016

The Qatar-based UrbaCon Trading & Contracting has announced that the Mall of Qatar in Doha, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, will open in third quarter of this year.

Chinese Food Festival at Dragon Mart from 19th February 2016
16/2/2016

Dragon Mart, also known as China market in Qatar, will host Chinese Food Culture Fest on 19th and 20th February 2016.

New Italian visa processing centre opened
16/2/2016

The Italian Embassy yesterday opened a new external centre to process visas and introduced addition service charge to the fee.

Qatar may witness softening of rentals in 2016
16/2/2016

Certain segments of real estate market in Qatar may witness softening of rentals during the course of the year.

DIMDEX 2016 to be held from 29th March 2016
16/2/2016

The fifth edition of DIMDEX (Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference) will be held from 29th to 31st March 2016, the DIMDEX organizing committee said.

Tourist visas to go online completely
9/2/2016

Tourist visas would be soon made available online, said a senior official of the Ministry of Interior.

Qatar celebrates National Sport Day with line-up of events and activities
9/2/2016

Today, the 9th of February is an official holiday in Qatar, to mark the National Sport Day.

Qatar to award $22bn worth fresh project contracts this year
9/2/2016

Qatar is all set to award more than $22billion worth fresh contracts this year, as it maintains its spending spree prior to FIFA 2022 World Cup, said a report by MEED projects, the regional projects tracker.

QBIC Tourism launched to develop tourism start-ups
26/1/2016

Together with Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), the Qatar Business Incubation Centre (QBIC) has officially launched QBIC Tourism, the country’s first specialized incubator for tourism start-ups, following soft-launch which witnessed incubation of nine start-ups in the field of tourism.

Ministry offers online return visa for expats through Metrash 2 service
26/1/2016

Expatriates seeking return visa for people under personal sponsorship who have stayed out of the country for more than six months, can now apply online through Metrash2, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced.

License rules eased for Nurses, Pharmacist, and health care professionals
19/1/2016
The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has relaxed the licensing rules for certain sections of healthcare professionals graduated abroad, if they are children or spouses of Qataris or expatriates.

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