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Qatar’s private sector credit growth set to increase

Qatar’s private sector credit growth set to increase

The government and state-linked companies have long been the mainstay of credit growth and will continue to be, especially as Qatar prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

SC outlines more opportunities in run up to 2022 World Cup

SC outlines more opportunities in run up to 2022 World Cup

Speaking on the panel, Hassan al-Thawadi said: “We have been working with US businesses across a range of industries, such as construction, hospitality, project management, cyber security and educational institutions.”

SC medical records project to boost workers' health

SC medical records project to boost workers' health

Following a period of consultation with a variety of industry experts, the SC identified The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) to deliver a pilot project on Qatar Foundation Stadium.

Qatar's al-Marri chosen as World Cup assistant referee

Qatar's al-Marri chosen as World Cup assistant referee

Qatar’s Taleb al-Marri has vowed to uphold Qatar’s esteem on the global stage when he takes the field as an assistant referee during this summer's FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Qatar joins Council of Europe as observer member

Qatar joins Council of Europe as observer member

Qatar has been accepted as an observer member of the Council of Europe as the country aims to share knowledge and expertise in the lead-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Stadium visits highlight SC’s 'commitment to sustainability'

Stadium visits highlight SC’s 'commitment to sustainability'

Sustainability and environmental experts from the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) have joined forces to share knowledge at stadium construction sites.

Challenge 22 winners ‘showcase region’s true potential’

Challenge 22 winners ‘showcase region’s true potential’

The winners of Challenge 22, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy's (SC) flagship innovation programme, were announced at a ceremony in Doha on Monday night.

Al-Thawadi says blockade ‘a sad page’ in history

Al-Thawadi says blockade ‘a sad page’ in history

The Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy Hassan al-Thawadi has termed the illegal Saudi-led blockade of Qatar as “a sad page in the history of the region” while insisting there won’t be any white elephants as a result of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

World Cup 'will leave lasting economic, social legacy'

World Cup 'will leave lasting economic, social legacy'

Hassan al-Thawadi’s address, at the Casa Arabe in the Spanish capital, also highlighted the potential for peaceful coexistence through sport.

Qatar hopes to be benchmark for workers' conditions: Thawadi

Qatar hopes to be benchmark for workers' conditions: Thawadi

Hassan al-Thawadi said that Qatar is using the power of the FIFA World Cup to introspect and change to the point that its aspiration is to be a benchmark for workers’ conditions by the time the 2022 World Cup is fulfilled.

'Gulf crisis was created to take FIFA World Cup away from Qatar'

'Gulf crisis was created to take FIFA World Cup away from Qatar'

A top Emirati security official has said the only way for the Gulf crisis to end is for Qatar to give up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, his comments coming amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute ...

Qatar World Cup projects on track, says al-Thawadi

Qatar World Cup projects on track, says al-Thawadi

Al-Thawadi insisted that the illegal blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt has had no impact on the massive infrastructure projects that are under way to prepare for the World Cup.