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Qatar plans $3bn fund to spur interest in free zones

Qatar plans $3bn fund to spur interest in free zones

Qatar plans to spend $3bn to attract foreign companies to its new free zones as the country seeks to diversify its economy amid a boycott.

Proposed insurance fund will protect workers' dues: Minister

Proposed insurance fund will protect workers' dues: Minister

HE Dr al-Nuaimi explained that the fund is complementary to the bundle of legislations issued by Qatar to protect the rights of workers.

Draft law on establishing fund for workers issued

Draft law on establishing fund for workers issued

The decision was taken after the Cabinet reviewed recommendations of the Advisory Council on the draft law at its regular weekly meeting on Wednesday.

Zakat Fund gives over QR6mn aid to help families in need

Zakat Fund gives over QR6mn aid to help families in need

The Zakat Fund Department at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has provided more than QR6mn to the General Authority for Minor's Affairs.

India will need at least $125 bn to fund renewables dream: govt official

India will need at least $125 bn to fund renewables dream: govt official

India will need at least $125 billion to fund its ambitious plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country’s grid by 2022, a top government official told Reuters ...

US Ambassador to United Nations : Qatar does not fund Hamas

US Ambassador to United Nations : Qatar does not fund Hamas

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is correcting comments she made before Congress this summer, now saying the State of Qatar ‘does not fund Hamas movement.

Cabinet ratifies bill on fund for workers' support, insurance

Cabinet ratifies bill on fund for workers' support, insurance

A fund called the "workers’ support and insurance fund" is to be created and it will have a legal personality and independent mandate, and come under the jurisdiction of the Cabinet.

IMF sounds alert over debt in largest economies

IMF sounds alert over debt in largest economies

For the first time in years the International Monetary Fund is optimistic about global economic growth. But it sees a new problem: mounting debt in the world's largest countries.

DFI announces 2017 Qatari Film Fund spring grants

DFI announces 2017 Qatari Film Fund spring grants

Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced the recipients of the Qatari Film Fund Spring 2017 grants, dedicated to nurturing home-grown filmmaking talents by providing all-round support ...

Man United, Man City pledge £1 mn to Manchester attack fund

Man United, Man City pledge £1 mn to Manchester attack fund

Manchester United and Manchester City on Thursday pledged £1 million ($1.3m, 1.2m euros) to an emergency fund set up after the terror attack in the city that left 22 people dead.

Abu Dhabi meeting approves heritage protection fund

Abu Dhabi meeting approves heritage protection fund

Representatives of around 40 countries on Saturday approved plans to establish a fund to protect heritage sites in war zones and a network of safe havens for endangered artworks.

Dubai's Emaar to fund golf project with equity, debt, off-plan sales

Dubai's Emaar to fund golf project with equity, debt, off-plan sales

Dubai's Emaar Properties plans to fund development of a golf course district in the south of the emirate with a little equity, a little debt and off-plan sales, Emaar chairman Mohammed Alabbar said ...