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Posted on June 22, 2011

In an incredible offer from Qtel, all Shahry Value Pack customers will now have the Backstage music service added to their Pack for absolutely no added cost. Customers will be able to make unlimited downloads of the best music from around the world, and will even have access to unlimited social networking online, with free access to Qatar’s top nine social networking sites.

Posted on June 22, 2011

The Pearl-Qatar, flagship project of United Development Company and the largest urban development in Qatar,  will be the venue sponsor of a world record setting attempt by Eighty Six Qatar based authors who have written true stories about their fathers in a book titled ‘My Father’ that is formally being released at the same event.

Posted on June 22, 2011

MSCI has decided last night to extend the review period for potential reclassification of the MSCI Qatar Index from Frontier Market to Emerging Market status to December 2011 in order to give additional time for market participants to assess the impact of the recent positive changes implemented at QE and provide more time to the exchange and regulatory authorities to address the remaining concerns raised by international institutional investors regarding foreign ownership limits.

Posted on June 22, 2011

The Professional Licensing Office of the Evaluation Institute at the Supreme Education Council has conducted a training program on preliminary attestation for School Attestation Committees in international private schools, aiming at enabling Committee members in each school to follow the procedures approved by the Professional Licensing Office prior to recommending full professional license for teachers and school leaders.

Posted on June 22, 2011

Qatar Museums Authority participated in the Game Fair (Chambord), the biggest fair of hunting in France. QMA was the main sponsor of the event which was held over three consecutive days in June 2011 17-18-19. Qatar was the event’s guest of honor.

Posted on June 22, 2011

FIFA said on Tuesday that its secretary general Jerome Valcke had no case to answer over claims he made in an e-mail that Qatar “bought” its way to winning the right to host the 2022 World Cup. FIFA announced its decision in an e-mailed statement, according to newswire Bloomberg. It added that president Sepp Blatter and Valcke "look forward to working together in full confidence

Posted on June 22, 2011

A significant milestone was reached on 21st June 2011 when the LNG tanker "Al-Ghuwairiya" berthed at Ras Laffan to load her LNG cargo bound for Canaport, Canada. The Qatargas chartered vessel is one of the new generation Q-Max LNG tanker able to load a full LNG cargo of 260,000 cubic meters. The vessel is owned by the Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat).

Posted on June 22, 2011

On 05th June 2011, UNESCO Doha Office in partnership with Doha Bank jointly celebrated the World Environment Day to pay tribute to the “Forests: Nature at your Service”. Forests sustain economic growth. In 2004 trade in forest products was estimated at $ 327 billion. Continued and uncontrolled deforestation therefore not only has devastating consequences for the environment, the wildlife and communities, but for economies around the world, and for our natural life-support-system.

Posted on June 22, 2011

Qatar spent over QR 9.5 billion on health care in 2010, according the Qatar National Health Accounts report released on Saturday. The total amount spent represents a 1.6% increase from 2009. Compiled by government experts, the report identified areas of development and provided a clear idea of where funding in the health care sector is being directed.

Posted on June 21, 2011

In its annual EMEA Finance's Achievement Awards, the international financial magazine EMEA Finance has recognised Qtel as the “Best Corporate Borrower in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa)”.

Qtel was one of the main winners at EMEA Finance’s Annual Achievement Awards Charity Dinner held in London on 16 June.

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