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Paraguay names school after Qatar

Paraguay names school after Qatar

The Municipal Board of Villa Elisa city in Paraguay has approved a resolution to change the school name of "3839 Marangatu" to the "State of Qatar" in recognition of the state visit paid by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to Paraguay last month.

IMF praises Qatar's prudent fiscal policy

IMF praises Qatar's prudent fiscal policy

Significant fiscal and external buffers have enabled Qatar to successfully absorb the adverse shocks from the 2014-16 decline in oil prices and the diplomatic rift with its neighbours, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

8th Katara Dhow Festival slated to be bigger, diverse

8th Katara Dhow Festival slated to be bigger, diverse

The 8th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival will feature local, regional and international participants, including Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Turkey, India, Greece, Italy, and Zanzibar, among others, it was announced Wednesday.

Qatar welcomes Twitter decision to bolster privacy policy

Qatar welcomes Twitter decision to bolster privacy policy

The Government of Qatar has welcomed recent announcements by Twitter to strengthen privacy considerations and the overall safety of their users.

Neha Kakkar live in Qatar Thursday

Neha Kakkar live in Qatar Thursday

Popular Indian singer Neha Kakkar will headline the first edition of One FM Live, an initiative of One FM 89.6 - Qatar ki Dhadkan, in Doha Thursday evening.

Ukraine offers Qatar investment opportunities in energy, agri, SME sectors

Ukraine offers Qatar investment opportunities in energy, agri, SME sectors

Ukraine’s positive economic reforms and investment climate offer Qatari investors opportunities in the energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) sectors, the country’s deputy prime minister told Qatar Chamber officials Wednesday.

Qatar's manufacturing sector sees robust gains in September

Qatar's manufacturing sector sees robust gains in September

Qatar's manufacturing sector saw robust gains; yet the industrial production decelerated in September on a yearly basis, according to the official estimates.

Qamco IPO oversubscribed 2.5 times

Qamco IPO oversubscribed 2.5 times

Qatari investors have extended a rousing welcome to the Qatar Aluminium Manufacturing Company's (Qamco) initial public offering (IPO), which was oversubscribed 2.5 times, reflecting their confidence in the country’s economy and its capital market.

Ajyal Film Festival showcases 16 Made in Qatar films

Ajyal Film Festival showcases 16 Made in Qatar films

Qatar’s home-grown film industry marks another milestone with Doha Film Institute (DFI) showcasing 16 films in Made in Qatar presented by Ooredoo at the sixth edition of Ajyal Film Festival, which is to be held at Katara – the Cultural Village from November 28 to December 3.

Cabinet approves draft decree on land allocation for Kahramaa

Cabinet approves draft decree on land allocation for Kahramaa

The regular Cabinet meeting, chaired by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, on Wednesday approved a draft decree allocating land to Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) for the establishment of an electricity and water production plant.

Amir, Ghana president discuss co-operation prospects

Amir, Ghana president discuss co-operation prospects

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani held a session of official talks with Ghana's President, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Amiri Diwan on Tuesday.

Qatar and Ghana enjoy close bilateral relations

Qatar and Ghana enjoy close bilateral relations

The visit of the President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo to Doha, which started on Monday comes within the context of Qatar's keen interest in openness and co-operation with different friendly nations.