Qatar has enough gas reserves for 200 years: OBG

Web posted at: 6/3/2009 1:55:53 Source ::: The PENINSULA / By Joyce C Abaño From left: Abby Lindenberg, Regional Director, Oxford Business Group (OBG); Oliver Cornock, Regional Editor, OBG; Ali Al Kuwari, Executive General Manager, Qatar National Bank; Muhammaed Bahemia, Partner, Deloitte; and Sarah Simms, Associate, Clyde and Co, during Read More

Qtel’s $1.5bn bond offer gets $10bn in bids

Web posted at: 6/3/2009 1:56:17 Source ::: REUTERS NEW YORK/DOHA: Qatar Telecommunications Co’s (Qtel) $1.5bn debut bond sale has received more than $10bn in bids, sources close to the sale said, as investor demand for high-rated emerging market debt rises. State-controlled Qtel, via its Qtel International Finance Ltd arm, is Read More

QFCRA plans new rules for insurers, funds

Web posted at: 6/3/2009 1:56:35 Source ::: REUTERS DOHA: The Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) is developing new regulations starting this year as a growing number of insurance companies, funds and asset managers seek to set up in the financial zone, its chairman said. QFCRA is planning new regulations Read More

Honorable Dr Yousef Al-Horr

Dr Yousef Al-Horr is the President of Strategy & Investment at BARWA Real Estate Company, one of the premier organizations in the State of Qatar, with business interest in real estate development & investment, project, property & facility management, construction material production, banking & finance, hotels & resorts, technology & Read More

Demand for ICT workers outweighs supply: study

Gulf Times: By Pratap John The demand for ICT professionals in Qatar outweighs local supply, a study initiated by the country’s telecom regulator said. Increasing information and communications technology adoption in Qatar require a workforce specialised in important skills needed to develop, install and service ICT infrastructure, systems and solutions, Read More

DSM surges 127 points; Barwa, Alaqaria climb on merger buzz

GYANENDRA KESHRI – DOHA Qatari bourse main index on Thursday surged 2.33 percent led by a strong buying support by foreign institutions on impressive first quarter earnings and positive cues coming from the regional and global equity markets. The Doha Securities Market (DSM) 20 stock index jumped 2.33 percent or Read More

GCC stocks make strong gains in April

AFP – KUWAIT CITY Gulf stock markets, which slumped on the global economic slowdown last year, showed signs of recovery in April because of fresh liquidity andgovernment stimulus plans, traders said. All seven bourses in the energy-rich Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states rose at the end of April, with the Read More

Seminar on Qatari-Japanese joint cooperation opens

Source – Qatar News agency-Doha, February 15 (QNA) – A seminar on the Qatari-Japanese joint cooperation in the field of energy was held here today with attendance of Abdullah Hussein Salat, Senior Adviser at the office of H.E. the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy and Industry, and Yukio Read More

Qatar Airways takes delivery of first Boeing Long Range aircraft

Doha, February 08 Source – (QNA) – Qatar airways on Sunday took delivery of its first Boeing 777-200 Long Range aircraft which landed at Doha international airport today on its 15-hour non-stop flight from Seatle to Doha, the airline s CEO, Akbar al-Baker, has said. With taking delivery of the Read More