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Qatar sees QR260bn industrial investments

Qatar sees QR260bn industrial investments

Qatar has witnessed about QR260bn investments in the manufacturing sector, indicating the Gulf country’s balanced and sustainable industrial development amidst the ongoing crisis in the region.

Qatar could prosper despite obstacles in its way: envoy

Qatar could prosper despite obstacles in its way: envoy

The six-month blockade has provided Qatar with the "wake-up call it needed," Qatar ambassador to the UK, Yousef Ali al-Khater, said in London.

Retail outlets see brisk sales of National Day themed souvenirs

Retail outlets see brisk sales of National Day themed souvenirs

With patriotic fervour gripping the country in view of the Qatar National Day 2017 celebrations, retail outlets are witnessing brisk sales of mementos, accessories, garments and other souvenirs through which people can show their love for the country.

Thundery rain, strong winds likely Saturday

Thundery rain, strong winds likely Saturday

Thundery rain and sudden strong wind are expected inshore at places across Qatar on Saturday, according to the Met office. The offshore forecast is thundery rain at places.

Gulf rift is taking its toll on ordinary people: Amnesty

Gulf rift is taking its toll on ordinary people: Amnesty

Families are being torn apart by the rift between Qatar and three other Gulf Arab states which began six months ago, Amnesty International said yesterday, despite measures to ease the impact of the crisis on ordinary citizens.

Qatar has faced crisis with poise, says US

Qatar has faced crisis with poise, says US

The United States has affirmed its commitment to finding a solution to the current Gulf crisis, praising the way the Qatari government and people have persevered in the face of adversity.

Qatar sporting heroes unite to relay flag across nation

Qatar sporting heroes unite to relay flag across nation

Al Adaam national flag was carried around the country’s most iconic landmarks, incorporating multiple sporting activities to spread a message of peace, friendship and solidarity through sport

Entrepreneurs in Qatar hopeful of export orders

Entrepreneurs in Qatar hopeful of export orders

Entrepreneurs are hopeful that products manufactured in Qatar's industrial facilities would be able to generate export orders from within the region and outside once they receive better local and regional exposure.

Qatar, GECF members seen driving LNG trade boom

Qatar, GECF members seen driving LNG trade boom

A boom in LNG trade is seen in the coming years in view of the expansion of Qatar’s LNG industry as well as in other GECF member countries in addition to liquefaction facilities ...

Ministerial Group launches investments worth QR4bn

Ministerial Group launches investments worth QR4bn

In accordance with the directives of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani for achieving self-sufficiency and reliance, ...

Ooredoo tests 5G speed on commercial smartphones

Ooredoo tests 5G speed on commercial smartphones

Ooredoo has been heavily investing in testing and upgrading its ‘Supernet’ network in 2017, to ensure that Qatar has access to the latest mobile internet speeds and technology.

Huge outlay for major projects in Qatar's 2018 budget

Huge outlay for major projects in Qatar's 2018 budget

Budget spending (expenditure) has been set at QR203.2bn in 2018, up 2.4% on the current financial year, figures released in Doha on Tuesday showed.