E.g., 2016-09-29
E.g., 2016-09-29
Posted on September 27, 2016

The eagerly anticipated Royal Grammar School, Guildford in Qatar opened its doors today to its founding students.

Following an induction morning earlier this week which was attended by Mr Hamad Saleh al Qamra, Chairman of Al Qamra Holding, the RGS Guildford in Qatar’s benefactor, the school was officially declared open to pupils. Paul Bridges, Principal at the newly opened school paid tribute to Mr al Qamra stating that it was his ‘passion, support and generosity which has made the Royal Grammar School in Guildford possible here in Qatar’.

Posted on September 27, 2016

Qatar Rail completed on Sunday 25th September 2016, all tunneling on the Doha Metro project with the final breakthrough taking place at Terminal One of Hamad International Airport (HIA). The first tunnel boring machines started tunneling in July 2014 and the final 111th kilometer was crossed by TBM “Msheireb” on the southern part of Red Line of this landmark mega project.

Posted on September 27, 2016
Qatar Airways, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior announced today a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha in a move to promote Qatar as a world-class stopover destination.
 
Posted on September 27, 2016

Siemens celebrated the arrival of the company’s 1000th gas turbine produced at its Berlin factory to the Umm Al Houl combined cycle power plant in Qatar. After journeying thousands of miles from Berlin, the fifth of six 11-meter-long SGT5-4000F turbines has made it to the plant that will supply around a quarter of Qatar’s power generation capacity.

Posted on September 27, 2016

United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding company and master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, has won two prestigious awards as Best Commercial High-Rise Development for its Abraj Quartier office towers, and Highly Commended Mixed-Use Development for The Pearl, at the Arabian Property Awards 2016 held recently in Dubai.

Posted on September 26, 2016

Ooredoo Q.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) - Ticker: ORDS.QA has held its annual Capital Markets Day in Doha, offering key market participants an in-depth insight into Ooredoo’s strategy for growth and its progress against ambitious targets for development.

Waleed Al Sayed, Deputy CEO of Ooredoo Group, led the event, which saw presentations by Ooredoo’s heads of strategy, finance and strategic sourcing. In addition, leaders of Ooredoo’s operations in Myanmar, Indonesia and Oman also provided updates on their respective markets.

Posted on September 26, 2016

Ooredoo today expressed its disappointment with the CRA Decision and Orders, issued on 8 September 2016, in relation to access to its duct infrastructure. In the view of Ooredoo, the CRA has not given sufficient consideration to Ooredoo’s input or the evidence it has presented.

Posted on September 26, 2016

Qatar Airways announced today it will be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon(sm), a technology solution by Aireon LLC and FlightAware, designed to provide up-to-the minute global tracking of all aircraft equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) in 2018, approximately three years before the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) recommendation for compliance by 2021.

Posted on September 26, 2016

Families enjoyed a number of fun and educational National Reading Campaign activities at The Mall over the weekend. Qatar Foundation (QF) welcomed children and parents to its interactive booth, from Thursday to Saturday, with participants taking part in a range of fun-filled and engaging activities designed to foster a love of reading from an early age. The schedule included themed storytelling; games, such as oversized jigsaws; and book swaps. 

Posted on September 26, 2016

Qatar Foundation (QF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 500 Startups, a leading global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator, to stimulate and advance innovation in the MENA region.

Pages