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Qatalum taking part again in annual in QP Environmental Fair

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Company promoting water conservation solutions innovations in aluminium industry to broad audience

Qatalum is taking part in the Qatar Petroleum Environmental Fair to deliver the message to visitors that aluminium is a genuinely sustainable metal that can lead to a more sustainable world. The slogan of the exhibition is “God created from water every living thing”. Read the rest of this entry »

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al khaliji reports QR 109 million in net profit and 11% growth in loans & advances for the first quarter of 2014

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Key Financial Highlights          

  • Net interest income up 12%
  • Net profit of QR 109 million
  • Loans and advances grew by 11% during the quarter, to reach QR 22.9 billion, a notable increase of 63% compared to end March 2013
  • Customer deposits of QR 21.7 billion up 9% in the first quarter and 25% year-on-year  Read the rest of this entry »
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Qatar Rail partners with MMUP – Doha Municipality for Awareness Program and Drawing Competition for School Children

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Al-Muhanadi:” The aim of the competition is to raise awareness of Qatar Rail’s projects and transportation in general amongst children”.

Alkaabi: “The program will raise awareness of the importance of Qatar Rail projects and will enhance the concept of modern transportation” Read the rest of this entry »

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During Press Conference in Dubai Al Mazaya inaugurates 2nd stage of “Queue Point” in Dubai Land

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher
  • Al Mazaya develops & manages 52 plots spanning over 13mn sq feet
  • The completion percentage of the project reaches to 75% and total sales volume up to 63%
  • Residential unit prices start from AED 500 thousand
  • Bank facilities up to 80% of the unit price
  • Available Residential units for immediate delivery
  • Strategic location at the heart of Modern Dubai

Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development Ordinary General Assembly Meeting

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

The Board of Directors of Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development is pleased to invite you to attend its Ordinary General Assembly Meeting, which will take place at 4:00pm on Tuesday the 22nd of April 2014 at Four Seasons Hotel – Doha.

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Qatar’s leading educational not-for-profit organization Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), hosted a reflection event on 20th April at the Education City Student Center to recognize the outstanding achievements of Education City’s low-skilled workers and volunteer student tutors who participated in ROTA’s Adult English Literacy (RAEL) Program.

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

ROTA’s learning initiative was conducted in collaboration with selected Universities and in partnership with Qatar Petroleum (QP) to enable workers to achieve personal goals and improve life opportunities, far from their daily duties.

“Our partnership with Reach Out to Asia is a longstanding commitment and sponsoring Reach Out To Asia’s Adult English Literacy program clearly demonstrates the strength of QP’s partnership approach in our corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives,” said Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Obaidly, QP Public Relations and Communication Department Manager. “In addition, it affirms QP’s commitment to the social development of Qatar as we contribute in empowering people with valuable skills that will surely make a difference in their lives”, he added. Read the rest of this entry »

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Intercol & Alcatel Lucent celebrate 20 years of successful partnership

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher
  • Intercol Dyarco and Alcatel Lucent mark dynamic two decade ICT collaboration

Intercol Dyarco, Qatar’s leading communications and technology services venture, celebrated a vibrant 20-year partnership between global telecoms company Alcatel Lucent and Intercol with a reception honoring HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani. Read the rest of this entry »

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Crystal Lagoons taps into booming Middle East tourism and real estate market

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Unveiling eight mega projects in the Middle East will add to regional portfolio as large scale project developers look to low maintenance, high impact crystalline lagoons for added value leisure experiences

Crystal Lagoons Corp., the patented technology developer of giant crystalline lagoons, is boosting the profile of its growing portfolio of Middle East projects with eight new developments being added and the operational launch of an initial phase at its Meydan mega lagoons project Read the rest of this entry »

Saudi Arabia’s Western Region lures billions

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Prince Sultan Cultural Center and Bawabat Makkah are top projects featured at Cityscape Jeddah

The Kingdom’s Western Region is experiencing an unprecedented real estate boom, with billions of Riyals earmarked for mega projects. Among the most important are the SR 15 billion, mixed-use Prince Sultan Cultural Center north of Jeddah and Bawabat Makkah, a visionary city planned for 86 square kilometers just west of the Holy City of Makkah. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatar Rail Awards Project Wide Construction and Liability Insurance to QIC-Led Consortium

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Al Subaie: The Doha Metro offers immense potential for private sector investments

Al-Muhannadi: A majority (80%) of the risk is retained by local companies

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), the company which is overseeing the construction of the much-anticipated integrated railway network, has awarded one of the largest ever single project tunneling and rail construction insurance policies to an six-member consortium of Qatari National Insurance Companies, led by Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), with additional capacity from international reinsurers and QFC registered insurers. Read the rest of this entry »

MECO fosters a better office environment in the Middle East

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

The MECO Middle East Best Practice Guide establishes guidelines for the construction and organization of office spaces Read the rest of this entry »

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Community green campaign supports Qatar’s 2030 national vision averda,

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Doha College & W Doha Hotel & Residences lead successful environmental responsibility campaign

On Sunday, luxury lifestyle hotel, W Doha Hotel & Residences visited Doha College to present competition winner, Jacob Dean, with a voucher that entitles the fourth year student to an all inclusive weekend stay at the hotel with his family. Jacob had participated in a competition held amongst fellow students to recycle as many plastic bottles and cans in the space of three-months. In total, Jacob recycled 11,490 bottles and cans with the help of his friends and family. Read the rest of this entry »

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Altaaqa Global Opens East Africa Office

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

The new Nairobi office will serve as a hub for Altaaqa Global’s sales and operations in the East Africa region

Dubai-based Altaaqa Global CAT Rental Power, a global provider of temporary power solutions, has recently opened a branch in Nairobi, Kenya to serve the East Africa territory. The office will cater to several countries, including Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti and Eritrea. Read the rest of this entry »

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Silatech, Bedaya, Maersk Oil Host Second Career Development Forum Two-day event focuses on unlocking human potential in Qatar.

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Human resource professionals from throughout Qatar’s public and private sectors gathered in Doha for the second annual Qatar Career Development Forum, held on April 16-17. Co-organized by Silatech and the Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development, and sponsored by Maersk Oil, the event was attended by over 100 HR professionals from companies and organisations in Qatar. The Forum featured two days of engaging seminars, workshops and one-to-one sessions designed to address issues, challenges and opportunities relating to young people in the workplace. Focused around attracting, developing and retaining employees from the early stages of their careers, the theme of this year’s Forum was “Help Them to Grow.” Read the rest of this entry »