02 March 2012
"I think there is a lack of understanding and lots of people prejudge the Arab world. There is a lot of ignorance. Once people finally come and visit your country and see what you plan and what you...
17 February 2012
Qatar’s biggest banks are returning to the international bond market after more than a year to meet funding needs as faster government spending to prepare for the 2022 Soccer World Cup bolsters loan...
04 February 2012
Ashghal, the Public Works Authority in Qatar, has just awarded several infrastructure works worth more than one billion Qatari riyals (Dh1 billion), for which design consultancies and construction...
11 January 2012
Qatar's ministry of municipality and urban planning has awarded UK-based Atkins a three-year contract worth more than $108m to support delivery of multi-billion dollar transport and infrastructure...
14 December 2011
British construction companies are scrambling to win lucrative contracts in Qatar as the gulf state gears up for the 2022 Fifa World Cup with an estimated $275bn worth of spending. With Doha planning...
02 November 2011
With the winner of the FIFA 2022 World Cup management contract expected to be announced this month, Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) QSC is poised to become the bank of choice for contractors...
19 October 2011
The builder behind the Shard skyscraper and one of the key partners on the London Olympics, Britain's Mace, is gearing up for a fight to win Qatar's $8.2bn soccer World Cup construction contract, as...
18 October 2011
Qatar plans to award a management contract next month to oversee construction projects for the 2022 FIFA World Cup football tournament, Reuters has reported, citing an industry source. "It is a lump...
06 October 2011
An inspection team of The International Association of Athletics Federations has emphasized that Qatar is capable of hosting any Olympic Games or international football championship. The visit of...
05 September 2011
Qatar is expected to spend a staggering $170bn on hosting FIFA World Cup 2022, said an eminent German legal and financial adviser Dr Nicola Ritter. He was speaking at a summit of investors held at...
20 July 2011
The Sports City stadium proposed for Qatar could be the most expensive sports facility ever built, now that FIFA plans to play a 2022 World Cup semifinal there, according to the project’s designer...
05 July 2011
The Qatar National Vision 2030, as set out by His Highness the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, was launched in 2008. It aims at transforming Qatar into an advanced economy by 2030 capable of...
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