E.g., 2020-04-07
E.g., 2020-04-07
Posted on April 07, 2020

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ in coordination with the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has launched severe inspection campaigns at workplaces and labor accommodations to confirm  the compliance of contracting companies in implementing the precautionary and preventive measures taken by Ashghal based on the directives of MADLSA. These campaigns are part of the efforts exerted to protect workers involved in Ashghal projects from infection with Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Posted on April 07, 2020

Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) and Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to oversee, regulate and support the research development and entrepreneurship efforts to foster the establishment of a sustainable knowledge-based economy in Qatar.

Posted on April 07, 2020

Staying at home to self-isolate can be mentally challenging, but it is a necessary precaution as the country works to proactively tackle COVID-19. However, reading can certainly help alleviate stress and anxiety. As Al-Jazi Al-henzab, Project Manager of Qatar Reads, says, “Reading isn’t tied to a physical place, a specific time, or mandatory format – wherever there are words, there are stories and learning opportunities.”

Posted on April 07, 2020

Qatar University’s National Center for Educational Development launched educational campaign ‘SANID’, to support parents, students and teachers in distance learning processes. The campaign started from 5 April, the aim of this campaign is to support parents, students and teachers to assist them in distance learning by providing workshops, instructions and skills.

Posted on April 07, 2020

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced the implementation of its COVID-19 National Response Guarantees Program, which follows the Emiri decree that supports the economic and financial sectors in Qatar.

Posted on April 07, 2020

Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) has opened a call for submissions for any literary and/or artistic works inspired by life in confinement due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and personal changes that have occurred as a result of the world in crisis.

Posted on April 07, 2020

The Purchasing Managers’ Index™ (PMI™) survey data for Qatar showed that non-energy private sector business conditions faced disruption in March as restrictions on travel and business activities were abruptly put in place as a result of the global coronavirus outbreak.

Posted on April 07, 2020

Vodafone Qatar has launched the next-generation wireless voice service - VoLTE or voice over LTE - that enables high definition (HD+) voice calling on its GigaNet cellular network and simultaneous use of voice and data.

Posted on April 07, 2020

Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) has successfully initiated a programme to utilise LNG boil-off gas to power its chartered conventional LNG vessels during unloading operations at Japanese LNG terminals. The programme is being implemented with the cooperation of Qatargas’ Japanese buyers.

Posted on April 07, 2020

Once considered a farfetched possibility by skeptics, global warming and climate change are now surfacing as palpable realities of the day. From wildfires in Australia to melting glaciers in Iceland, the year 2020 bid farewell to the hottest ever decade recorded on the planet. Fortunately, though, measures are being taken across all industries to curb our modern world’s carbon footprint, and the case of building and construction sector is no different. 

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