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February 22, 2018

Qatar Airways may increase frequencies to Oman airports if its business in the sultanate grows after opening of the new Muscat airport, according to the group chief executive Akbar al Baker.

Speaking to Muscat Daily on the sidelines of a ceremony for Airbus’ First A350-1000 Delivery to Qatar Airways in Toulouse on Tuesday, Baker"...

 

Donald Trump to hold bilateral meetings with Qatar, Saudi, UAE
February 25, 2018

It is clear as several leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump over the next couple of months, a US official has said.

In a bid by Washington to resolve the ongoing Gulf diplomatic crisis, leaders of the region will conduct bilateral visits with Trump, Reuters news agency reported"...

 
 
Qatar's deputy PM, FM highly regards talks with Iran
February 25, 2018

Mohammad bin Abdularahman bin Jasim Al-Thani says dialogue with Iran is necessary, adding Iran is a reality in the region.

Qatari deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs made the remarks in an interview with the French Le Figaro, adding that the regional talks should be conducted in a civilized way, with respect to the"...

 
 
Qatar, Oman Becoming Iran's New Trade Gateways
February 25, 2018

Iran is working to curb its trade ties with the UAE, replacing its traditional hub for trade activities, Dubai, with Doha in Qatar and Muscat in Oman.

The measure has been pursued for a long time now, but the recent tensions in political relations between Iran and the UAE, along with the Persian Gulf state’s pressure on Iranian"...

 
February 25, 2018

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has rejected a whopping 81.25 percent of applications by private schools and kindergartens to increase their tuition fees.

This year ministry received requests from 144 schools and kindergartens to increase their fees out of which 29 were rejected for not submitting required paperwork or were less than three years of operation.

The"...

 
 
February 25, 2018

Alstom just shipped the first trainset for Lusail tramway from its plant in La Rochelle. The convoy will join the Barcelona harbour in order to be shipped to Doha.

In 2014, Alstom, as part of LRTC consortium with QDVC, was awarded a contract by Qatar Railways Company to supply a turnkey tramway system for a 4-line tram network in Lusail.

The 4-line network will cross the city"...