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Qatar Rail Receives a Set of Four New TBMs for Doha Metro

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Al Mayeda, Al Khor, Lehwaila and Al Wakra to bore tunnels for Red Line North and Red Line South

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), the company overseeing the construction of the much-anticipated integrated railways network, has received 4 more tunnel boring machines (TBMs) for Phase 1 of the Doha Metro. Read the rest of this entry »

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al khaliji named “Best Premium Bank” in the Middle East 2014

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C., has again been named the “Best Premium Bank” in the Middle East by the Banker Middle East Industry Awards 2014. Organized by CPI Financial, the annual Banker Middle East Industry Awards sets the benchmark for successful banking in the MENA region.

Commenting on the recognition, al khaliji Group Chief Executive Officer Robin McCall said: “We are honored to receive this Award, which reaffirms the value of a close working partnership with our clients. We have recognized the need for a quality service, flawless execution, appropriate products and transparent pricing. Our aim is to ensure our preferred clients receive a dedicated, specialized banking service to meet their needs”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cityscape Qatar 2014 Awards gala recognizes excellence in Real Estate

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

UDC, Panorama Hilton Residence, HMC and Msheireb bag top awards

Leading Real Estate professionals, consultants VIPs and special guests gathered yesterday at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) to celebrate winning Real Estate developments at the third edition of the Cityscape Awards for Real Estate in Qatar Read the rest of this entry »

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Stenden University Qatar Announces 40 Student Exchange to Netherlands Campus at 2014 Graduation Ceremony

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

·     Stenden University Netherlands passes quality audit of the Ministry of Education Netherlands, ensuring quality of degree programs meet highest educational standards

Stenden University Qatar announced it will be sending 40 Qatar students to study at the Netherlands main campus for a year in September at an uplifting graduation ceremony that saw degrees conferred on over 40 students of International Business and Management Studies, International Hospitality Management Studies and International Tourism Management by patron HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mall of Qatar Announces a Flagship Carrefour As Key Anchor Tenant

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Mall of Qatar, the largest shopping Mall in the country when it opens by Q4 2015, has announced a partnership with Majid Al Futtaim Carrefour that will create a 13,700 sqm flagship hypermarket as a key anchor store of the new mall.
The hypermarket is set to introduce a new “market place” concept for the first time in the Middle East as the mall continues to attract innovative new retail concepts that will make it a retail destination of choice for shoppers from Qatar and across the GCC.
Mall of Qatar and Carrefour management announced the milestone agreement during the mall’s participation at Cityscape Qatar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mall of Qatar Announces that Over 70 per cent of Strategic Mall Leasing To be Finalised by October 2014

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Mall Takes Centre Stage At Cityscape Qatar As Construction Continues on Schedule

Mall of Qatar, the largest shopping Mall in the country when it opens in the last quarter of  2015, has announced at Cityscape Qatar that it will  finalise over 70 per cent of its leasing by October 2014 with most of its key strategic agreements in place.

The announcement came as the Mall became one of the highest profile and leading mall exhibitor at Qatar‚s biggest real estate event held from 2-4 June. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mall of Qatar announces details of unique world class Family Entertainment Centre

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Introduces Angry Birds; Juniverse and Virtuocity Concepts for first time to Middle East

The Mall of Qatar, has announced it will bring a unique world class Family Entertainment Centre (FEC) concept to the Middle East for the very first time.

The centre will feature the world renowned Angry Birds Activity Park for families with young children , a futuristic Juniverse family edutainment experience set aboard a space station, and the high octane thrills of Virtuocity for teens and adults.
With these three concepts, the FEC is set to become one of the most popular and eagerly awaited attractions within the Mall, positioning it as a prime destination and regional super-mall for Qatar residents and neighbouring tourists.
Together the three new attractions will form a digital theme park of a kind never before seen in the region and will set a new benchmark for integrated family entertainment in a Middle East shopping mall. Read the rest of this entry »

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HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammad Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce, officially opens Cityscape Qatar

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Cityscape Qatar is the largest real estate event ever to be held in the State of Qatar

Cityscape Qatar, taking place under the patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, opened its doors to the biggest and busiest edition yet.  HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani, the Minister of Economy and Commerce, formally opened the event at a ribbon cutting ceremony, following which he delivered an opening speech to government dignitaries and industry leaders from around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatari investors in high demand at Cityscape Qatar

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Cityscape Qatar is the largest real estate event ever to be held in the State of Qatar

Qatar’s profile as a leading investor in global real estate projects has driven a record level of participation of international exhibitors at Cityscape Qatar, according to event organisers Informa Exhibitions and q.Media.

Cityscape Qatar is taking place under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of Qatar. It is the region’s leading real estate exhibition and conference, and opens its door tomorrow, Monday 2nd June, at the Qatar National Convention Center. Cityscape Qatar will be inaugurated by His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, the Minister of Economy and Commerce. Read the rest of this entry »

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Community College of Qatar, Ellucian Collaborate to Support Qatari 2030 National Vision to Develop Talent and Support Outstanding Student Accomplishments

June 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Country initiative will use Banner® by Ellucian to meet national education and human development goals

The Community College of Qatar (CCQ), created by the State of Qatar to support the educational goals articulated in the Qatar National Vision 2030, will implement Ellucian’s Banner Student solution in a strategic collaboration that emphasize sharing of local talent and resources. Qatar’s National Vision focuses on driving positive student outcomes. By partnering with Ellucian, CCQ will restructure its student administration to run on Banner, offering specific programs that accelerate student success. Read the rest of this entry »

The third edition of QITCOM concludes successfully

May 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Big crowd turnout for the three-day exhibition & conference

The third edition of of Qatar ICT Conference and Exhibition, “QITCOM 2014”, successfully concluded, at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC), on Wednesday.

Organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and managed by fischerAppelt, Qatar, the three-day event was inaugurated on May 26, by His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior. Read the rest of this entry »

Knauf Insulation highlights HVAC and Building Insulation technologies to meet Abu Dhabi’s Green Building regulation

May 2014 in Local News by Publisher

At a seminar hosted for architects, developers and building consultants in Abu Dhabi, Knauf Exeed Insulation highlighted its sustainable insulation products that can strengthen Abu Dhabi’s initiative to build a greener city according to Estidama guidelines. The company showcased its HVAC and building Insulations made with patented ECOSE binder technology for glasswool insulation. ECOSE technology is free from phenol formaldehyde, has a softer feel, odorless, easy to cut and offers superior level of sustainability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatargas CEO shares his views on the global LNG market at the Gas Exporting Countries Forum Lecture

May 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatargas Chief Executive Officer, Khalid Bin Khalifa Al Thani presented Qatargas’ views on the global LNG market fundamentals at the Monthly Gas Lecture organized last week by the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) at the GECF Secretariat headquarters in Doha.

The Gas Lecture Series is a GECF initiative designed to encourage discussions and debates on natural gas related topics in the energy sector involving all stakeholders including producers, consumers,  businesses, academics, international organizations as well as non-governmental organizations and the media.  The audience included ambassadors, government officers, representatives from local relevant industries, members of academia and energy experts. Read the rest of this entry »

E.ON and RasGas sign medium-term flexible contract for the supply of LNG

May 2014 in Local News by Publisher
  • Contract deepens partnership with State of Qatar and develops E.ON’s presence in Middle East
  • Further diversifies E.ON’s gas supply portfolio

E.ON and RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) have signed a medium-term flexible contract, with immediate effect, for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar to the Isle of Grain in the United Kingdom (UK). The three-year contract has the potential to supply up to around two billion cubic meters over its term. Read the rest of this entry »