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New F-Ring Road opens to traffic
24/12/2014

In an initiative aimed at improving traffic flow to Hamad International Airport (HIA), and several other locations in Doha, Ashghal has announced the opening of F-Ring Road to traffic.

$45bn worth investments planned for tourism projects
24/12/2014

Investments worth up to $45bn have been planned for tourism-related projects in Qatar up to the year 2030, said a senior official in Qatar.

Qatar unveils new stadium design with innovative cooling technology
9/12/2014

Qatar last week unveiled design of Qatar Foundation Stadium and Health & Wellness Precinct, the fourth stadium in Doha featuring innovative cooling technology, just as in all other proposed World Cup venues, a report said.

Qatar completes QR80bn worth infrastructure projects last year
9/12/2014



Qatar is all set to spend $182bn over the next five years on infrastructure, after having completion a total of 9,213 projects worth QR80bn last year.

New designs for renovation of Khalifa Stadium revealed
4/12/2014

Qatar has unveiled new designs for renovation of the Khalifa Football and Athletics Stadium in Doha, a report said.

Qatar to invest QR255bn in infrastructure in the run-up to 2022 FIFA World Cup
4/12/2014

In the run-up to 2022 FIFA World Cup, and in accordance with Qatar National Vision 2030, the government of Qatar plans to invest about QR255bn on infrastructure and transport, apart from hotels and stadiums, says Deloitte, a management consultancy.

Qatar International Boat Show opens doors to public
11/11/2014

The second edition of Qatar International Boat Show has opened doors today at Mourjan Marinas, Lusail City.

Qatar Taxis to have unified call centre & single toll-free number
11/11/2014

All taxis in Qatar will shortly have a unified call centre facility and a single toll-free number, operated by the public transport company, Mowasalat.

Law on salary transfer for workers to be implemented by the year end
11/11/2014

The proposed amendments in the labour law to be implemented by the year end, will make salary transfer to bank accounts mandatory, said the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, HE Dr.

Qatar launches new mobile phone app to ensure safe driving
4/11/2014

Qatar has launched a new mobile phone application, which can possibly make the roads in the country safer by blocking a motorist phone call or message when driving.

C-Ring Road to open to traffic on 10th November
4/11/2014

A major stretch of C-Ring Road from Ramada Intersection to Al Kinana Intersection, near La Cigale hotel which is currently partially shut, will now open to traffic from 10th November, said Ashghal, the Public Works Authority.

New QR500mn mall coming up on A-Ring Road
4/11/2014

The Barwa Real Estate Group is likely to build QR500mn mall Alaateda, featuring about 650 retail shops, in proximity to Msheireb Downtown, which is under construction, a report said.

Three new central markets to be established
4/11/2014

The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani issued a directive to begin work on a proposal to establish three new central markets in Qatar to meet the demands of fast-growing population.

Doha International Flowers and Garden Expo to be unveiled on 20th November
28/10/2014

More than 50 local and international firms are participating in the Doha International Flowers and Garden Exhibition to be held from 20th November to 22nd November at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park.

High property prices leading to increased rentals for housing units
28/10/2014

There has been an abnormal spurt in property prices, particularly for land plots, which in turn, has led to increased rentals for housing units and commercial spaces.

Milipol Qatar Exhibition unveiled at Doha Exhibition Centre
21/10/2014

The 10th Milipol Qatar Exhibition kick-started at the Doha Exhibition Centre yesterday, with hundreds of visitors from across the regionís states having flocked to the venue to visit the pavilions showcasing security equipment and solutions.

Infrastructure spend to benefit local and international firms
21/10/2014

Despite the concern over weakening global economy, Qatar is ready to invest billions of dollars worth of infrastructure investment in the coming years, according to senior economists and banking leaders.

Doha, among top finalists in New7Wonders Cities global campaign
14/10/2014

The Founder-President of New7Wonders, Bernard Weber, revealed the 14 official finalists who were through to the last round of the New7Wonders Cities global campaign, in Munich, Germany.

Novo Cinemas multiplex to come up at North Gate Mall
14/10/2014

Largest chain of cinemas in Middle East, Novo Cinemas, and subsidiary of Qatar Media Services has announced the signing of a deal with North Gate Mall, Doha.

Qataris dissatisfied over low housing loans from government
14/10/2014

As the cost of construction continue to escalate due to growing demand for materials amidst the building boom, Qataris are once again complaining that the housing loan provided to them by the state is insufficient.

New retail stores galore at The Pearl Qatar
8/10/2014

The Pearl-Qatar has witnessed opening of several new stores in the growing precincts of Porto Arabia and Medina Centrale, thereby fulfilling the promise of retail bliss by the island and catering to the growing number of residents and visitors looking for exclusive shopping and dining experience in Doha.

Campaigns against FIFA World Cup 2022 should be faced with confidence
8/10/2014

The Minister of Culture Arts and Heritage, HE Dr Hamad bin Abdul Aziz al Kuwari said that campaigns against Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup bid is irregular, and should be faced with confidence.

Katara Qatar witnesses increased tourist numbers this Eid Al Adha
8/10/2014

Katara, one of the major tourist destinations in the country, continued to witness increase in visitor numbers during its spectacular Eid Al Adha festival shows.

Qatar second best in the world for infrastructure investment
23/9/2014

Qatar is the second-most attractive market in the world for investment in infrastructure, says EC Harris, a global built asset consultancy firm.

Jet Airways introduces more flight services linking Doha and India
23/9/2014

The Indian-based airline Jet Airways is entering an expansion mode and is doubling its daily frequency between Doha and Mumbai and will also launch new services to Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode in Kerala.

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