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New Traffic Law in Qatar may grant 3-year road permits for first-timers
11/3/2015

According to the draft of the new traffic law, discussed by the Advisory Council, any new private car entering the road for the first time, should be allowed to have a road permit for three years, rather than one.

Doha Municipality to strictly clamp down illegally partitioned houses
11/3/2015

The Municipality authorities are gearing up to clamp down on illegally partitioned villas and apartments, according to a new initiative aimed at ensuring the safety of people.

Qatar unveils its first open-space air-conditioned commercial mall
11/3/2015

Qatar is will soon open its first open-space air-conditioned commercial mall, Katara Plaza, next year, it has been announced.

QIFF 2015 to be held from 24th March
18/2/2015

The sixth edition of Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) will be held from 24th March to 28th March at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) Park, the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways has announced.

Qatar is first country to launch online visa issuance system
3/2/2015

Qatar successfully launched an online visa issuance system for conferences and sporting events, the first such initiative in the world last week.

Qatar Tourism sector exhibits strong performance
3/2/2015

The annual report by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) revealed that tourism sector in Qatar generated 61,000 jobs in the same year, bringing considerable contribution to the job sector in Qatar.

Color Run Qatar event re-scheduled to 7th February
27/1/2015



The Color Run Qatar event has been re-scheduled on 7th February, the organizers revealed.

Qatar to review work hours of government offices, ministries
27/1/2015

The Ministry of Administrative Development in Qatar plans to review the working hours of government offices and ministries to help ease traffic snarls on Doha roads.

Megapolis - biggest indoor entertainment centre unfolds
27/1/2015

One of the biggest family entertainment centres in the region, namely Megapolis, spanning 5000 sqm, is all set to open in Medina Centrale at The Pearl Qatar in March this year.

Qatar focused on developing world-class worker accommodations
20/1/2015

Qatar has been developing world-class housing and sport complexes, to accommodate its multinational workforce and low-income workers, so that they can enjoy modern amenities for a healthy living.

$280billion worth construction projects in pipeline
20/1/2015

Qatar is the second most attractive market in the world, with more than $280billion worth construction projects in pipeline, owing to the immense opportunities that have opened following its winning bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Qatar infrastructure projects to grow more than $30bn in 2015
13/1/2015

The number of infrastructure projects in Qatar is all set to grow with more than $30bn worth new project deals signed in 2015.

Qatar to host Made in China Exhibition 2015
13/1/2015

In a bid to deepen Qatari-Chinese trade ties, Qatar is all set to exhibit Made in China Exhibition 2015 in Doha to draw more Chinese companies and investors to play a role in the development of Qatar.

Qatar fast-tracks work on GCC Rail Network link
6/1/2015

The GCC nations are working to build a GCC rail network over the coming years, and they will continue to fuel the rapid development in the regionís transport sector, a new report said.

Mall of Qatar to house largest IMAX screen in the world
6/1/2015

The Mall of Qatar, which is due to be unveiled by the year-end, will house the largest IMAX screen in the world, which would introduce a new ground-breaking 3D laser technology, it has been announced.

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.

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