The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Mumbai, a guided missile destroyer, is arriving at Hamad Port early Tuesday, on a three-day visit of Qatar.
Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday underlined Germany's long-term commitment to helping rebuild Iraq as she met with her Iraqi counterpart Irfan al-Hayali in Baghdad to discuss the German army's deployment in his country.
As a country whose economy is mostly driven by its small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), Germany could play a significant role in helping Qatar further develop its SME ecosystem, a top bank executive has said.
With €10bn worth of Qatari investments set to be poured in the German economy over the next five years, Qatar and Germany could further expand partnerships in the areas of food security and infrastructure creation, among others, Doha Bank CEO Dr R Seetharaman has said.
The Cabinet also hailed the great success of the Qatar-Germany Business and Investment Forum, which was held in Berlin in the framework of the Amir's visit.
Qatar’s pledge to pour €10bn worth of investments into Germany over the next five years will help spur economic development and private sector growth for both countries, according to Alfardan Group president and CEO Omar Hussain Alfardan.
Ryanair warned Tuesday that it may slash jobs and close some bases in Germany if it is hit with more strikes, a day before a planned work stoppage for better pay and conditions.
Plans are in the pipeline for the next steps to be taken regarding the €10bn Qatar is intending to invest in Germany over the next five years, ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel has said.
Qatar and Germany have long-standing bilateral relations, with mutual respect for the views, concerns and eagerness to make the partnership stronger, the German Qatari Association president Jurgen Hogrefe told 'Gulf Times' in an e-mail interview.
Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) is venturing into production of glass containers at an estimated QR230mn cost for which it has inked an agreement with Germany's GLASSGLOBAL, a consulting firm specialised in providing technical and advisory services to the glass industry worldwide.
The first Qatari factory to manufacture smartphones and other consumer electronic products is close to launch, Qatari businessman Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani said on Friday.
The ninth edition of the Qatar-Germany Business and Investment Forum in Berlin witnessed the birth of several partnerships in leisure, cruise and sports tourism, which would boost the country’s reach in German-speaking and European markets, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) said Saturday.