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September 18, 2017

Work on the $4.7-billion Water Security Mega Reservoirs Project in Qatar is progressing at a steady pace with 70 per cent job already completed, said a report.

The project, which comprises five mega-reservoirs, is aimed at supplying Qatar’s population a seven-day strategic reserve of freshwater, reported Doha News.

Currently, the nation has at best a two-day emergency supply."...

 

Qatar Insurance Company unit's IPO 'a big draw'
September 24, 2017

OQIC, a premier insurer in Oman, is offering 25 million offer shares at an offer price of 160 baisa per offer share, (comprising a nominal value of Bzs 100 per offer share, premium of Bzs 58 per offer share and offer expenses of Bzs 2 per offer share).

Following the IPO, the company expects to generate a five-year average dividend yield of 10 per cent. This compares favourably with the average"...

 
 
Pakistan LNG imports from Qatar reach 140,000 cubic metres per month
September 24, 2017

Pakistan’s import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar has reached to 140,000 cubic meters, official media said here on Saturday.

At present, five cargoes with a combined capacity of around 140,000 cubic metres LNG or 500 million cubic feet per day (mmcfd) gas is being imported from Qatar on a monthly basis.

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Emirates Policy Centre to organise workshop on 'Qatar's unilateral policies'
September 24, 2017

The Emirates Policy Centre will organise a workshop titled,'Qatar’s Unilateral Policies: Assessment of the Political Risks of Doha’s Ambitions' on Monday, with the participation of prominent experts, scholars, academics and media.

Dr. Ibtisam Al-Kitbi, President of the centre, said that the workshop will tackle"...

 
September 24, 2017

The Emirates Policy Centre will organise a workshop titled, “Qatar’s Unilateral Policies: Assessment of the Political Risks of Doha’s Ambitions” on Monday. Prominent experts, scholars, academics and media will take part.

FM flays terror funds

UAE vows zero-tolerance for terror funding, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed said at the UN.

Dr Ibtisam Al Kitbi, President of the centre, said that the workshop will tackle the circumstances of the Qatari crisis"...

 
 
September 24, 2017

Qatar Airways has begun offering door-to-door chauffer-driven transfers for travellers in all classes in more than 85 destinations to which it flies.

Offered in tandem with global chauffeur service, Blacklane, the service can be booked for a fee through the airline’s website or app.

Travellers"...