Darb Al Saai getting ready to host National Day events
Darb Al Saai getting ready to host National Day events
The Darb Al Saai, which will play a huge role in the 2016 Qatar National Day celebrations, is getting ready for launch on Thursday evening.The exhibition, which is a great way for visitors to learn more about Qatar’s past, will have farm animals, food and other items on display and for sale.At least...
Qatar and India sign number of pacts to boost bilateral relations
Qatar and India sign number of pacts to boost bilateral relations
The Qatari and Indian Prime Ministers signed a number of agreements and MoUs that is expected to boost bilateral relationships between the two countries.The official talks were led by HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and Narendra Modi at the Prime Minister's residence Hyderabad Hou...
Qatar and India jointly launch a new business council
Qatar and India jointly launch a new business council
Qatar further strengthened its ties to India by establishing a Qatari-Indian business council, which is expected to be a big boost to the private sector.Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani made the announcement during a working dinner with busin...
Qatar population rises by 1% and touches 2,637,000
Qatar population rises by 1% and touches 2,637,000
There have been some discussions doing the rounds that the financial crunch has forced people to leave Qatar en masse.However, going by population figures issued by the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS), nothing could be farther from the truth.Keeping up with the trend since 2...
Qatar government’s amnesty period comes to an end today
Qatar government’s amnesty period comes to an end today
The three-month amnesty period announced by the Qatari government on September 1 formally ends today.The Search and Follow-Up Department at Ministry of Interior is gearing up to tighten their grip on people who are staying back in the country violating existing residency laws....
In cheerful news, OPEC agrees first oil output cuts in eight years
In cheerful news, OPEC agrees first oil output cuts in eight years
In what is perceived as excellent news for oil producing nations and especially the Middle East, the OPEC oil cartel has reached an agreement to cut its output for the first time in eight years.“OPEC Will cut production of 1.2 million barrels per day to bring its ceiling to 32.5 million barrels per ...
Imminent new law will make changing jobs easier for expats, says Government agency
Imminent new law will make changing jobs easier for expats, says Government agency
December has begun and expatriates in the country are gearing up to welcome the new residency law on December 13.Law No 21 of 2015, which regulates the entry, exit and residency of expatriates, will calculate expatriates’ service periods from the day he/she started working for their employer.This wi...
New hospital in Industrial Area expected to ease rush at other centres
New hospital in Industrial Area expected to ease rush at other centres
Low-income workers from the industrial area will have reasons to cheer as the new Hospital and Integrated Health Center will become operational soon.Qatar Tribune reported that after three years of construction, the Private Engineering Office (PEO) handed over the new hospital to the Hamad Medical C...
New HR law in place to set salary, allowances for government employees
New HR law in place to set salary, allowances for government employees
The new Law No.15 for 2016, that was passed recently, will usher in changes to the way people are hired at government jobs.Government employees can be hired for a salary higher than the stipulated pay for their grade if their professional experience exceeds the minimum requirements for the position,...
Get prepared to pay year’s highest petrol prices in December
Get prepared to pay year’s highest petrol prices in December
Qatar’s motorists will have to shell out more money for filling up their cars in December.The Ministry of Energy and Industry announced that the 91-octane Premium gasoline will cost QR1.45/ltr (an increase of 10 dirhams from the previous month) while the 95-octane Super petrol will cost QR1.50/ltr (...

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