Qatar emir ‘set to transfer power to son’

The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, is preparing to hand control of the gas-rich Gulf state to his son, Qatari diplomats and officials said. A cabinet reshuffle is also expected in which powerful Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani may lose his post, or at least Read More

MAINTENANCE SUPPORT FOR REPAIR OF VALVES AT CONTRACTOR’S WORKSHOP

Small ST13101000 Bond: 30,000.00 Tender Issue Period: 23/01/13 – 05/02/13 Bid Closing Date: 18/02/13 Location: Contracts Dept. – Operations Division, Qatar Petroleum, PO Box 3212, Royal Plaza,G Wing,4th Floor Rm G13,Doha Fee: 200.00 Bond Validity: 18/07/13 – (150) days from the Bid Closing Date Offer Validity: 18/06/13 – (120) days Read More

DEVELOPMENT OF OPERATING MANUALS FOR HALUL OIL TERMINAL

Limited LT13100800 Bond: 55,000.00 Tender Issue Period: 21/01/13 – 03/02/13 Bid Closing Date: 17/02/13 Location: Contracts Dept. – Operations Division, Qatar Petroleum, PO Box 3212, Royal Plaza,G Wing,4th Floor Rm G13,Doha Fee: 200.00 Bond Validity: 17/07/13 – (150) days from the Bid Closing Date Offer Validity: 17/06/13 – (120) days Read More

Indiabulls inks pact with Doha Bank for NRI home loans

Indiabulls Group has entered into an agreement with Qatar’s Doha Bank for offering mortgage loans to latter’s NRI customers for acquiring properties in India. The agreement was signed by Doha Bank Group CEO R Seetharaman and Indiabulls Group Executive Director Ajit Mittal. “The tie-up with Indiabulls will provide an opportunity Read More

Soccer Capsules: Club America spending big as Apertura opens

Club America will be looking to win its first title since 2005 when the Apertura season opens Friday, having broken the Mexican domestic transfer record in the offseason by signing Christian Benitez for almost $10 million from Santos. Benitez may give America an edge, but the Mexican first division is Read More

Adel Taarabt sparks civil war at PSG

ADEL TAARABT has sparked a major civil war at Paris St Germain. The French club’s Arab owners have already tabled a £13.5million bid for the QPR star who seems certain to move. Yet former AC Milan coach Leonardo, now a director at PSG, walked out of negotiations because he did Read More

Iran, Saudi Arabia and China enter in early knock out stage

-Major Asian football nations Iran, Saudi Arabia and China will face their first hurdles in the path toward Brazil 2014 when they start sudden-death home-and-away qualifiers on Saturday, while Qatar has a challenging task as it seeks to assert its World Cup credentials. With only five nations given byes through Read More

QOC releases 14th edition of Qatar Sports magazine

Doha: The 14th edition of Qatar Sports magazine released by the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) features the World Conference on Sports and Environment held in Doha earlier this summer. The conference which saw the attendance of President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge, and Hungarian President and Chairman Read More

USOC, IOC Optimistic of Reaching Revenue Deal

U.S. and international Olympic leaders made substantial progress Friday toward a new revenue-sharing agreement that they hope to complete in the next few weeks, officials from both sides told The Associated Press. U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun said he would not rule out an American bid for the 2020 Read More