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  • PM approves phase 2 of airport expansion

    Posted on 12 December 2014, by news1

    The Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani honouring a member of the special rehabilitation programme run by Shafallah Center for Children with Special Needs. The premier witnessed the signing of an agreement between Shafallah Center and Qatar Airways at Oryx Rotana Doha Hotel. The agreement provides 25 employment opportunities for people with special needs from the center.

  • 19 Ashghal projects worth QR40bn under way

    Posted on 12 December 2014, by news1

    DOHA: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal), in the framework of the ongoing Expressway Programme is implementing 19 projects that cost around QR40bn, in which Qatari companies, including contracting and major subcontractors, are playing significant role with their shares exceeding 50 percent.

  • Qatar buys 50% stake in London Savoy Hotel

    Posted on 12 December 2014, by news1

    A Savoy logo is displayed at the entrance to the Savoy Hotel in London. Qatar’s government-owned Katara Hospitality Co has bought a 50% stake

Qatar Motor Show Shifts Venues

Director of Exhibitions at the Qatar Tourism Authority, Hamad Al Abdan announced that the Qatar National Convention Centre will be hosting the fifth edition of the Qatar Motor Show (QMS), taking place between February 6-10, 2015. Read more...

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) Announces Qatar as Exclusive Host for IAPCO Regional Seminar

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) today announced that Qatar will be hosting the International Association of Professional Congress Organizers (IAPCO) Regional Seminar. The seminar titled "Delivering Professional Congress Organization: engaging all” will take place at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) on 10 and 11 March, 2015. Read more...

NBK named official transport partner for QIEF

Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK), one of Qatar’s leading business conglomerates, will be the official car transport for the 24th Qatar International Equestrian Festival (QIEF), which will be held at the Qatar Racing an Equestrian Club (QREC) in Doha from February 19-26 under the patronage of the Emir, H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Read more...

Innovative tool to train doctors in psychosis care

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Psychiatry Department has introduced an innovative tool to train its doctors in the treatment and care of patients experiencing psychosis. Read more...

Qatar’s ETF to help pace of foreign fund inflow

DOHA: A flurry of foreign money is expected to propel Qatar Exchange (QE) with the launch of its debut Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). Islamic lender Masraf Al Rayan announced it will be launching two debut funds. Of these, the Shariah-compliant Qatari equity ETF, to be listed on the Qatari bourse, is targeting foreign investors. Read more...

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