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January 16, 2017
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker officially opened the new and luxurious Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport recently in the presence of honoured VIP guests. At an official ribbon cutting ceremony held within the lounge itself, Al Baker welcomed the notable guests including Qatar Civil Aviation Authority Chairman Abdullah Al-Subaey alongside Aéroports de Paris Director Franck Goldnadel, all before hosting a luncheon in the...

MTI selected for Qatar Vision assignment
January 16, 2017
Qatar Vision, a fast growing diversified business group in Qatar has retained MTI Consulting for its HRM advisory services.

The diversified group has businesses in fashion, broadcasting, marine, high-end furniture, multimedia production and event management.
In the Group’s core focus area of event management and multimedia production, QVision productions is considered the largest and most prestigious event management company in Qatar with over 75 percent market...
Qatar Gives $12 Million to Buy Fuel For Gaza
January 16, 2017
A day after Hamas authorities said Turkey would donate fuel to ease Gaza's crippling power crisis, Qatar has also stepped in, donating $12 million to buy fuel for the Palestinian enclave's only power plant.

Qatar's donation has already been put to use, and a third generator at the power plant began functioning January 16, according to the Hamas Energy Authority. The donation will help provide eight-hour cycles of electricity for Gaza for the next three months, the Daily...
Italian firm to build transport learning center in Qatar
January 16, 2017

Qatar Rail has picked an Italy-based architecture firm to design an upcoming Transportation Education Center (TEC) in the country.

The center will include exhibition space and also serve as a recreational facility for the public.

It is expected to encompass"...

January 16, 2017
The deputy governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) has warned against the risks posed by virtual currencies, saying they could become a threat to national security.
Addressing the opening session of a three-day Global Conference on “Money Laundering and Digital Currencies,” being held under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, and represented by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs HE Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud, Deputy Governor of QCB and Chairman of the National...

January 16, 2017
Qatar University (QU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital (Aspetar) to establish collaboration in the field of medical education and research.
The MoU was signed by QU vice president for medical and health education and College of Medicine (CMED) dean Dr Egon Toft and Aspetar acting director general Dr Mohamed Ghaith al-Kuwari.
As per the agreement, Aspetar will provide highly qualified international faculty to educate QU medical students in Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Aspetar clinics. Faculty from QU and Aspetar...