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  • Masraf Al Rayan achieves net profit of QR1.07bn in H1

    Masraf Al Rayan achieves net profit of QR1.07bn in H1

    Masraf Al Rayan has reported a net profit of QR1.07bn for the first half of 2019, up 1.15 percent compared to the corresponding period in the previous year. The Bank’s assets portfolio continued to exhibit a strong performance at both local and regional levels, while maintaining a low rate of non-performing financing (NPF), which is […]

  • Investments worth $209bn needed in Mena power sector

    Investments worth $209bn needed in Mena power sector

    Over the next five years, the Mena region will need to invest $209bn in the power sector according to the latest MENA Power Investment Outlook 2019-2023 report issued by The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp), a multilateral development financial institution. Between 2019 and 2023, Apicorp estimates that investment in the Mena energy sector could reach […]

  • Qatargas delivers 3000th LNG cargo to Japan

    Qatargas delivers 3000th LNG cargo to Japan

    Qatargas today announced a historic milestone as it successfully delivered the 3,000th Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo to Japan since the first ever Qatari shipment was delivered to Kawagoe LNG Receiving Terminal on January 10, 1997. Commenting on this historic achievement, H E Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs, President & CEO […]

  • Al Hammadi meets Pugwash Secretary-General

    Al Hammadi meets Pugwash Secretary-General

    Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H E Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi, met yesterday with Secretary-General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Paolo Cotta-Ramusino, who is currently visiting the country. They reviewed bilateral relations between Qatar and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, as well as topics of […]

  • Deputy Amir meets Tunisian Ambassador

    Deputy Amir meets Tunisian Ambassador

    Deputy Amir H H Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani met at the Amiri Diwan yesterday with Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia to the State of Qatar, Salah Al Salhi. H H the Deputy Amir granted the outgoing Ambassador the Decoration of Al Wajbah in recognition of his role in enhancing bilateral relations, and […]

  • French embassy celebrates National Day

    French embassy celebrates National Day

    The Embassy of France celebrated on Sunday the National Day of France in the presence of a number of Qatari dignitaries, officials, diplomats and other guests. Among the Ministers who attended the event were Adviser to the Amir for Defence Affairs H E Major General Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah; Minister of Transport and Communications, […]

  • Sparrows wins rigging maintenance contract in Qatar

    Sparrows wins rigging maintenance contract in Qatar

    UK-based Sparrows Group, a global provider of specialist equipment and integrated engineering services, has been awarded its first contract for the provision of rigging loft maintenance services in Qatar. The four-year contract includes the provision of services for the refurbishment, repair, load test and recertification of rigging lofts and contents. Management of the equipment will […]

  • Landmark Group to launch 5 top brands in Doha Mall

    Landmark Group to launch 5 top brands in Doha Mall

    Qatar-based Al Mana Malls has announced that Landmark Group will open its popular brands Centrepoint, Home Centre, Max Fashion, Shoexpress and Steve Madden at its upcoming shopping and leisure destination, Doha Mall. Doha Mall will be home to more than 250 retail stores, with over 14 anchor stores, a new FLiK Cinemas concept, 12 cinema […]

  • Barzan Holdings and Qatar Post sign MoU

    Barzan Holdings and Qatar Post sign MoU

    Barzan Holdings has formalised a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Qatar Post, paving the way for “a seamless and fully secure” postal service to be provided to the Ministry of Defence’s strategic arm. The signing ceremony took place at the Barzan Holdings headquarters. The agreement was inked by Nasser Hassan al-Naimi, president and executive board […]

  • Ministry of Interior issues safety tips for summer travel

    Ministry of Interior issues safety tips for summer travel

    he Public Relations Department at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued an advisory in a bid to ensure the safety and security of travellers during the summer. The advisory contains a wide range of awareness tips, which are as follows: * Official documents The advisory has asked travellers to make sure that their passports […]