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July 14, 2019

Doha: Life expectancy of individuals in Qatar with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder, has reached equal to global standards due to advanced care and treatment methods available at the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).

HMC provides all latest medications and treatment methods to individuals with cystic fibrosis.

“Although cystic fibrosis requires daily care, people with"...


Airtel And MTN Launch GSMA ‘We Care’ Initiative Promoting Digital Inclusion in Rwanda
July 17, 2019

Rwanda’s mobile industry has joined forces with the GSMA to drive mobile internet adoption and increase digital literacy in the country. It was announced at the ‘Mobile 360 Africa’ event in Kigali this morning that local operators Airtel and MTN will commence a programme of activity around digital inclusion as part of the GSMA’s We Care initiative in Rwanda. We Care is launched in collaboration"...

Multi-award winning safety record for ENGIE
July 16, 2019

DOHA: ENGIE, the global reference in low-carbon energy generation and services, has attained recognition with its local partners, Qatar Power Company (QPOWER) and Ras Girtas Power Company (RGPC), for their outstanding record in health and safety policies.

Designed to prevent any Lost Time Accident (LTA), ENGIE has recorded 13 consecutive"...

NDS-2 hastens Qatar’s growth
July 16, 2019

With the government advancing its second National Development Strategy (NDS-2) that sees the private sector assume greater importance in driving diversification, Qatar’s economic growth has accelerated. NDS-2 also prioritises raising the average productivity of its local and foreign workers.

The country’s public finances"...

July 16, 2019

DOHA: The IIA Qatar Board member Sundaresan Rajeswar attended The Institute of Internal Auditors’ (The IIA) 2019 International Conference held recently at Anaheim, in the USA. Ten top internal auditors from Qatar joined over 2,700 participants from over 100 countries.

“The Conference is the premier event to hear powerful keynote speakers and presenters representing the global internal audit profession. Attendees had the opportunity to learn"...

July 16, 2019

Doha: Qatar Free Zone Authority (QFZA) said yesterday that Qatar Free Zones (QFZ) currently consists of Ras Bufontas Free Zone and Umm Alhoul Free Zone.

The Council of Ministers has agreed in principle to the establishment of another Free Zone in Msheireb Downtown Doha.

Commenting on recent media reports which indicated that Msheireb Downtown Doha is the planned headquarters"...