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Qatar plan to build LED factory ‘on track’
August 16, 2018

Qatar’s plan to establish a light emitting diode (LED) manufacturing facility in collaboration with a South Korean consortium remains on track, said a report, citing a top official at the South Korean embassy in Doha.

A South Korean consortium comprising some 11 small and medium companies specialising in LED technology are still in discussion with their local counterparts, including Qatar"...

Qatar Raises Awareness About Telecom Roaming Packages
August 16, 2018

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has suggested tips for all consumers in Qatar to avoid roaming bill shocks during international travels for the Eid al-Adha holiday.

The CRA noted that the two service providers in Qatar have a diverse range of roaming packages and services to cater to a range of consumer requirements,"...

Qatar-Glencore venture values its Rosneft stake at 7.4 billion euros
August 16, 2018

QHG Oil Ventures, a joint venture between Qatar Investment Authority and Glencore, has valued a 14.2 percent stake in Rosneft, which it is selling, at 7.4 billion euros ($8.4 billion), a QHG financial statement showed on Wednesday.

Under a deal sealed in May, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA)will buy the 14.16 percent stake in the Russian"...

August 16, 2018

Qatar Airways celebrated its one-year anniversary of operating direct flights to Sohar, the airline’s third and newest destination in the sultanate. The coastal city is known for its safe and clean seafront, offering a wide variety of water sports for visitors to enjoy, including diving, snorkeling and kite boarding. Additionally, Sohar is home to many traditional markets featuring Omani handicrafts, offering tourists a taste of authentic Omani culture. Sohar is also known to be the country’s main shipping hub.


August 16, 2018

The Council of Europe has affirmed the importance of the first coordination meeting held in Doha to activate the bilateral agreement (2018-2020) between the State of Qatar and the Council under the European convention on safety, security and integrated service in football matches and other sports events known as ‘St Denis Convention’.

The Council of Europe’s Head of Sports Conventions Division Sergey Khrychikov said that this meeting"...