Qatar- Road project to ensure better connectivity to tourist spots

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) The B-Ring Road development project will help improve traffic connectivity to various tourist destinations in Doha such as National Museum of Qatar, Museum of Islamic Art, Souq Waqif and Al Bidda Park. Also, the road will ensure better access to commercial establishments there. The project is scheduled for completion this year,...

Qatar- Former minister to chair CCQ Board of Trustees

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) The Council of Ministers Office Decision No. 14 of 2020 on restructuring the board to include three new members has approved Dr. Hessa bint Sultan Al Jaber to chair the Board of Trustees of the Community College of Qatar (CCQ). Dr. Hessa is a pioneer in the country's development...

Woqod achieves profit of QR270 million in H1

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Fuel Company (Woqod) on Wednesday announced that its net profit in the first six months of 2020 (excluding minority rights) amounted to QR270 million compared to QR548 million achieved in the same period of the year 2019.The earning per share for the period amounted to QR0.27 compared to...

Discharging COVID-1 9 patients after 14 days safe HMC official

Publication: Gulf Times (English | Newspaper) Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has renewed the call to protect current and future generations from tobacco use and addiction, in recognition of World No Tobacco Day. World No Tobacco Day is recognised globally on May 31 and the theme for this year is how to protect the world's younger generations from...

QRCS, QA distribute iftar food baskets to hundreds of families in Gaza, Jordan

Publication: Qatar Tribune (English | Newspaper) "I am the head of a five-member family. Being an elderly person who faces difficulty finding a job, I am struggling to secure food and housing for my children," said Hajj Maher Haytham (67), describing his suffering as the humanitarian situation in Gaza gets worse. He received a food basket...

Galfar Al Misnad wins two international awards for Manateq’s logistics project

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Galfar Al Misnad has won the International Safety Award for 2020 with distinction from the British Safety Council for the Design and Build of Site Works and Infrastructure for Al Wakrah Logistics Park Phase 1 (WLP-A & WLP-B), an important project for Qatar the contractor is executing for Manateq.The...

Ooredoo, Visa sign MoU for strategic partnership

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Ooredoo and Visa announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday, aimed at establishing a long-term strategic partnership. This will result in an improved and more seamless payment experience for Visa cardholders and Ooredoo customers in Qatar. The partnership puts Ooredoo and Visa on a new path, with the...

QSE gains 132 points on rising oil prices

Publication: Gulf Times (English | Newspaper) The Qatar Stock Exchange yesterday gained 132 points to inch near 8,800 levels, reflecting the optimism in the global arena on account of rising oil prices and easing of lockdown measures. An across the board buying particularly in realty, transport and industrials lifted the 20 -stock Qatar Index 1.52% to...

Ooredoo presents Ali bin Towar Al Kuwari as new brand ambassador

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Doha: Ooredoo announced yesterday the appointment of Qatari personality Ali bin Towar Al Kuwari as its brand ambassador, joining footballing megastar Lionel Messi and world racing champion Nasser Al Attiyah representing the leading telecoms operator.Ali bin Towar was chosen as a new brand ambassador due to his high profile and extensive...

China’s virus-hit economy shrinks for first time in decades

China's economy shrank for the first time in decades in the first quarter of the year, as the virus forced factories and businesses to close. The world's second biggest economy contracted 6.8% according to official data released on Friday. The financial toll the coronavirus is having on the Chinese economy will be a huge concern to...