Qatar

  • QIPF conducts workshop on the Concepts and Practices of Macro economy and Public Finances

    Qatar Institute for Public Finance (QIPF), in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance (MoF), is conducting a special workshop that will cover Concepts and Practices of Macro economy and Public Finances for mid & senior level officials in the public finance sector. The workshop is QIPF’s 3rd for the 2nd consecutive year, as part of a series of promised workshops and seminars aimed at elevating the public finance standards in the MENA region.

  • RAF honors NAMA Center during its participation in ‘Bashair Al Rahmaa’ Festival

    Emanating from its solid commitment to providing all kinds of support to its incubated projects, NAMA Center, one of Qatar Foundation for Social Work’s (QFSW) centers, is participating in the sixth edition of "Bashair Al Rahmaa" (good news of mercy) festival held under the slogan "be kind", which kicked off last month and extends till the end of June. The festival was launched by Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF), in partnership with Qatar National Convention Center and Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, under the supervision of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs.

  • Samsung Launches the Much Anticipated Galaxy Note8 in Qatar

    Samsung Gulf Electronics introduced the much anticipated Galaxy Note8 in Qatar. The next level Galaxy Note8 empowers consumers with a bigger Infinity Display that fits comfortably in one hand, an S Pen to communicate in more personal ways, and Samsung’s best-ever smartphone camera to capture stunning photos.

  • Sealine Beach announces the completion of the luxury resort’s brand new 18-villa extension

    On the heels of a full-scale renovation that has culminated in the unveiling of a completely remodeled premium leisure destination for local and international tourists, Qatar’s first leisure destination Sealine Beach, has announced the completion of the luxury resort’s new extension, which hosts 18 additional villas and adds to the combined rooms’ eclectic portfolio, while catering to the preferences of Qatari families and travelers who value the element of privacy.

  • Sealine Beach Resort named ‘Luxury Beachfront Resort of the Year - Qatar’ at the Luxury Travel Awards 2017

    Sealine Beach, A Murwab Resort, and Qatar’s first leisure destination, has been named Luxury Travel Guide’s (LTG) ‘Luxury Beachfront Resort of the Year - Qatar’ at the LTG Africa & The Middle East Awards 2017, on the heels of a full-scale renovation that has culminated in the unveiling of a completely remodeled premium leisure destination for local and international tourists.

  • Sealine Beach, A Murwab Resort, celebrates 2017 renovation’s journey

    Sealine Beach, A Murwab Resort, Qatar’s first leisure destination, recently hosted a special gathering at the resort’s premises held to celebrate the resort’s main achievements in 2017 and to showcase the full-scale renovation and completely remodeled premium leisure destination for local and international tourists.

  • Seib announces successful completion of the internship program

    Seib Insurance & Reinsurance Company LLC (Seib), one of Qatar’s leading insurance and reinsurance company, is pleased to announce the successful completion of internship program for Qataris.

  • Seib celebrates its outstanding financial results at the first Board Meeting of 2017

    Celebrating its outstanding financial results over the past year and discussing key issues that would bring its plans for the New Year to fruition, Seib Insurance & Reinsurance Company LLC (Seib), held its first Board Meeting of 2017 on the 22nd of February, chaired by the Chairman of the Board of Directors, in the presence of the board members.

  • Shell and CNAQ launch Maharat Qatar program for youth skills development

    Maharat Qatar is a program sponsored by Qatar Shell to support student engagement and skills in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects, and to promote the application of technology which will enhance the learning environment for students.

  • Sidra Collaboration Saves Two Young Lives

    Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has announced the successful completion of two highly complex urological surgeries by Dr. Joao Luiz Pippi Salle – considered one of the few experts in the world specialized in bladder exstrophy surgery.

  • Simaisma, a Murwab Resort named ‘Qatar's Leading Villa Resort” by World Travel Awards

    In recognition of its mastery in envisioning and conceiving an enchanting resort that personifies the true meaning of luxury and privacy, Simaisma Resort Qatar’s undiscovered oceanfront oasis, has been named ‘Qatar's Leading Villa Resort’ for 2016 by the World Travel Awards.

  • SNC-Lavalin awarded five-year engineering consultancy framework agreement by Oryx GTL in Qata

    SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) is proud to announce that it has been awarded an engineering consultancy and support services contract by Oryx GTL, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum (51%) and Sasol of South Africa (49%), for its gas-to-liquids (GTL) complex at Ras Laffan Industrial City in Qatar.

  • TFI introduces the first Real Estate Investment Trust exposure structure in Qatar

    The First Investor QSCC (TFI), the investment banking arm of Barwa Bank, in collaboration with Inovalis SA, successfully introduced the first REIT- Real Estate Investment Trust exposure structure for Qatari investors.

  • The Ministry of Public Health launches the 2nd phase of its “Start Now” campaign, under the slogan “Eat Healthy”

    The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), has launched the second phase of its comprehensive awareness campaign “Start Now” under the slogan “Eat Healthy”, which aims at raising awareness in the Qatari society about the importance of eating healthy food regularly and turning it into a sustainable daily routine.

  • TII at HBKU's CHSS Calls for Paper Submissions for Upcoming Translation Conference on "21st Century Demands: Translators and Interpreters Towards Human and Social Responsibilities"

    The Translation and Interpreting Institute (TII) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University's (HBKU) College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) is now accepting submissions for the Eighth Annual International Translation Conference. The two-day event is scheduled to take place from March 27 - 28, 2017 and will be hosted by the college at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) in Doha, Qatar. TII anticipates submissions from academics, practitioners and community members who are invested, through theory or practice, in addressing the theme of this year's conference: "21st Century Demands: Translators and Interpreters toward Human and Social Responsibilities."

  • TRL and Qatar’s Ministry of Municipalities and Environment launches new innovative building block to help increase sustainability of local construction segment

    TRL, the global centre for innovation in transport and mobility and Qatar's Ministry of Municipalities and Environment (MME) has announced the launch of ‘VegeBlock’, a new innovative building block designed to help increase sustainability across the country's construction segment, in a special seminar held at the Ministry of Municipality & Environment Tower. Present during the launch were Dr Mohammad bin Saif Al-Kuwari, Head of the Environmental and Municipal Studies Institute - MME and Dr Khaled Hassan Country Director and Head of Middle-East Infrastructure, TRL, along with key stakeholders in the construction industry. The launch of VegeBlock, also described as ‘Smart Block’, represents the latest stage in an ongoing program of collaborative work between MME and TRL to improve the sustainability and adoption of green construction in Qatar and the rest of the region. Previous projects have focused on the use of locally available recycled and secondary aggregates in place of imported primary aggregate.

  • TRL to cast spotlight on latest smart and safe mobile initiatives in 5th edition of the Qatar Transport Safety Forum

    TRL (the Transport Research Laboratory), one of the leading global centres for innovation in transport and mobility, is set to cast the spotlight on the newest smart and safe mobile initiatives during their participation at the fifth edition of the Qatar Transport Safety Forum, an event aimed towards showcasing projects and initiatives to drive safety, sustainability and interconnectivity across the country’s transport network, which will be held from October 18 to October 19, 2016 at the St. Regis Doha, Qatar. During the exciting two-day event, TRL is expected to lead discussions covering the improvements in transport safety through design, speed management and better vehicle standards across Qatar’s fast growing and evolving transport network.

  • United Development Company’s Annual General Assembly Approves Cash Dividend Distribution of QR 1.25 / Share

    United Development Company (UDC), held its Annual Ordinary and Extraordinary General Assembly Meetings on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in the Marsa Malaz Kempinski Hotel at The Pearl-Qatar.

  • Vectrus announces $21 million AFCAP Task Order win

    Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), was awarded a $21 million installation services contract in support of the U.S. Air Force at Al Udeid Air Base (AB) in Qatar. The contract includes a base year and two and a half years of potential option periods and will be performed at Al Udeid AB, Qatar, in support of Central Command headquarters, the Air Force 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron and 379th Expeditionary Medical Group.

  • Waseela and Redline Communications Successfully Implement Point-To-Multipoint Broadband Wireless Systems in Qatar

    Public safety and security is gaining attention and focus worldwide, including the Middle East.