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Romania, Slovakia introduce innovative equipment
October 22, 2014

East European countries - Romania and Slovakian Republic - who are first timers at the Milipol Qatar exhibition have made a good beginning with the introduction of some innovative equipment and applications.

Soitron Group, the first firm from Slovakian Republic to participate in the exhibition, has hit the expo with their Intelligent police cars applications, which the manufacturers said would help the customers locate and regain swiftly those vehicles stolen"......

Interior Ministry signs QR187m deals at Milipol
October 22, 2014
The Ministry of Interior has signed seven deals worth QR187m with several companies participating in Milipol Qatar 2014.

Brig. Saud Rashid Al Shafi, Director, Procurement Department, General Directorate of Logistics, and member of Milipol Qatar Committee, told a press conference that the ministry had concluded seven contracts.

He said the first was signed with Al Dar Marine Company for 20 Italian-made search and rescue boats for Coastguard and the Borders Security...
IBQ sponsors Pink Ribbon Zumbathon
October 22, 2014
International Bank of Qatar (ibq) sponsored the Pink Ribbon Zumbathon held at Ritz-Carlton Doha as part of the breast cancer awareness campaign on Sunday to mark International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with proceeds going to Qatar Cancer Society (QCS).

“We are delighted to support QCS to raise breast cancer prevention awareness through this event. We would like everyone to join in to support this worthy cause for a fit and healthy society,” said Jabra...
October 22, 2014
Fnac, a leading French distributor of cultural, recreational and technical products, will launch early next year its first franchise store in Qatar in Lagoona Mall.

The establishment of Fnac’s franchise in Doha will be in partnership with Darwish Holding, a pioneer in mass distribution and retail business in the Middle East.

Fnac aims to open four stores in Qatar over the next five years.

This opening is a favourable opportunity to consider a greater and more rapid development in the Middle East by adapting its different formats and store concepts to market needs...

October 22, 2014

Canadian beef and livestock producers are set to benefit from the opening of two new export markets, agriculture minister Gerry Ritz and trade minister Ed Fast announced today.

Qatar has given its approval for all beef imports from Canada, effective immediately, which will offer producers greater opportunities in the Gulf region.