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World Statistics Day to be marked on Tuesday

World Statistics Day to be marked on Tuesday

The Planning and Statistics Authority will celebrate World Statistics Day on Tuesday. This year's celebration comes under the theme "Connecting the world with data we can trust." The authority seeks to reiterate the importance of statistical data in crafting sustainable development strategies.

Qatar ranked first worldwide in deploying fixed fibre network

Qatar ranked first worldwide in deploying fixed fibre network

A recent study by the Arab Monetary Fund "AMF" has revealed that The State of Qatar ranked first among the highest countries in the world in terms of deploying fixed fibre networks.

 Qatar ambassador opens 2022 World Cup exhibition in Nice

Qatar ambassador opens 2022 World Cup exhibition in Nice

Qatar's ambassador to France Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al-Thani and the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, have inaugurated an exhibition of the models of the eight world-class stadiums dedicated to hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches, at the National Sports Museum in Nice, as part of the activities.

Qatar-Malaysia trade tops $840mn in 2019, says Matrade official

Qatar-Malaysia trade tops $840mn in 2019, says Matrade official

Qatar and Malaysia’s total trade volume reached $840.1mn in 2019, according to Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) trade commissioner Omar Mohd Salleh.

‘Book building regime’ awaits Qatar bourse IPO aspirants

‘Book building regime’ awaits Qatar bourse IPO aspirants

The initial public offering (IPO) market in Qatar is all set to witness drastic changes as companies wishing to go public will soon have a book building regime in place, it is learnt.

S'hail to begin at Katara on Tuesday

S'hail to begin at Katara on Tuesday

The fourth edition of S’hail - Katara International Hunting and Falcons Exhibition 2020 is set to begin on Tuesday at Katara - the Cultural Village.

Demand surges for outdoor and indoor plants

Demand surges for outdoor and indoor plants

The increasing popularity of backyard and home gardening in Qatar – a pastime that continued beyond the stay or work from home period amid the Covid-19 outbreak – further boosted sales of various indoor and outdoor plants offered by nurseries.

GU-Q, EAA to host virtual talk on Covid-19 tomorrow

GU-Q, EAA to host virtual talk on Covid-19 tomorrow

Qatar Foundation partner Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), in partnership with the Education Above All Foundation (EAA), is hosting Joe Cerrell from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for a virtual public talk tomorrow on “Working Together During Covid-19: A Global Approach to Development.”

Pollution warning buoys at Hamad, Ruwais ports

Pollution warning buoys at Hamad, Ruwais ports

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment, represented by the Environmental Monitoring and Laboratory Department, supervised the operations of placing four environment monitoring buoys, two in Hamad Port, and two in Ruwais Port, in co-ordination with Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar).

QRCS supports Palestine Red Crescent ambulance service

QRCS supports Palestine Red Crescent ambulance service

The representation mission of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) in the West Bank and Jerusalem has recently procured two ambulance vehicles for the ambulance and emergency service of Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS).

 HBKU signs pact to collaborate with Istanbul University

HBKU signs pact to collaborate with Istanbul University

Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s (HBKU) mission to facilitate positive transformation at home while having a global and regional impact has been boosted following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Istanbul University.

Qatar reiterates that Israeli settlements in occupied territories illegal, obstacle to peace

Qatar reiterates that Israeli settlements in occupied territories illegal, obstacle to peace

Qatar has reiterated that Israeli settlements in the occupied territories are illegal, besides being an obstacle to peace and economic and social development, and threatens the two-state solution.