Doha – Qatar: The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE)’s Qatar Chapter organised an indoor cricket league last week.
This five-day event finished on 26 May 2023 and was held at two different locations - Al Arabi Indoor Stadium and The Hamilton International School. The indoor league match concluded with Al-Ta’adhod Group and Almoayyed Air Conditioning competing in the finals. Al-Ta’adhod Group emerged victorious, defeating Almoayyed by a margin of 35 run(s).
Through such sporting events, ISHRAE aims to promote physical activity and a healthy lifestyle, leading to reduction of health risks. The Indoor Cricket League, like any other team sport, also served as a catalyst for team building among employees, encouraging communication and trust among ......read more
Experience a memorable night of captivating performances by two unstoppable icons, and the Middle East’s renowned voices, Georges Wassouf and Melhem Zein at Mondrian Doha on 18th May
Priding themselves on bringing first-class talent to the heart of the city, Mondrian Doha will be hosting the most highly anticipated concert of the year with an unforgettable night of music and entertainment by none other than legendary singers Georges Wassouf and Melhem Zein. Together, the two Levant stars will deliver a mesmerizing performance of their classics at the stunning hotel’s moonstone ballroom on Thursday 18th May for a dazzling evening of sheer talent and celebration of music.
Following his last performance that left audiences enchanted and eager for an encore, house-hold name and king of music Georges ......read more
Qatar Tourism to lead delegation of 43 partners at the region’s leading travel and tourism business exhibition
Qatar Tourism is set to lead a delegation of 43 partners at the upcoming 30th edition of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) from May 1-4, 2023, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This follows the country’s remarkable success in hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, where Qatar's hospitality and tourism industry demonstrated its ability to deliver world-class events.
Qatar Tourism’s 603 sqm, double-decker pavilion will feature the destination’s one-of-a-kind attractions and its unique blend of modernity and cultural authenticity. Qatar's participation at ATM demonstrates the country’s ongoing commitment to position itself as a leading global destination for travel and ......read more
April 19, 2023. On April 18th, the 20th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition opened grandly at the Shanghai National Convention and Exhibition Center. At the world's largest and most influential international A-class auto show, Chery Motors released its third-generation PHEV technology, showcasing its latest development path in the face of opportunities in the era of electrification and intelligence to global users, and creating a grand vision for Chery's brand to lead the future travel of new energy vehicles.
Adhering to the development concept of ......read more
• Exclusive ‘Eidya’ gift package for the first visitors to Qatar during Eid
• Music concerts with regional superstars, spectacular nightly fireworks displays and popular children shows are in store
• ‘Feel Eid in Qatar’ by Qatar Tourism presents varied and family-friendly roster of events and activities.
Qatar Tourism, in partnership with Qatar Airways, announces an exciting calendar of lively and family-friendly events to mark the joyous occasion of Eid, as part of its ‘Feel Eid in Qatar’ campaign (April 21 – 23).
Ranging from spectacular music concerts with the region’s most revered artists, to fun-filled children’s shows, visitors to Qatar are sure to find something to suit their preferences amongst the action-packed ......read more
The tree-planting ceremony marked the official start of preparations to build the Dutch pavilion.
Doha, 5t April 2023: Today, the Secretary General of Expo 2023 Doha, Mohammed Ali Alkhoori, hosted H.E. the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Marjan Kamstra, in Al Bidda Park for a tree planting ceremony to kick off construction of the Dutch pavilion for Expo 2023 Doha.
The Kingdom of the Netherlands, one of the global leaders in horticulture, was one of the first countries to confirm its participation at the Expo. Last year, the Kingdom hosted the Qatar Pavilion at the renowned “Floriade” exhibition, strengthening the bilateral cooperation in horticulture and sustainability. The country has now accepted Qatar’s invitation to participate in Expo 2023 Doha and showcase the Netherlands’ expertise ......read more
Expo 2023 Doha continues to grow the list of its participants, welcoming Lebanon as a new joiner to the biggest horticultural event of the year
Doha 28, March 2023: Following the recent visit of Lebanon’s Minister of Agriculture, H.E. Abbas Hajj Hassan, to Qatar, Lebanon confirmed its participation in Expo 2023 Doha.
Lebanon’s participation promises to bring both knowledge and entertainment. As the country with the highest proportion of arable land in the Arab world, Lebanon has already developed a number of innovative agricultural practices, including robotic and digital applications, an aqua-cultural farming system and advanced post-harvest infrastructure.
Agricultural practices, “mouneh” - the traditional Lebanese custom of food collection and preservation, and a wide array of ......read more
Doha – March 25, 2023: A Two leading experts spoke at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds to discuss innovations in kidney transplantation and the use of shockwave therapy to manage musculoskeletal injuries in athletes.
WCM-Q alumnus Dr. Essa Abuhelaiqa, now a nephrology and transplant nephrology consultant at Hamad Medical Corporation, gave a presentation on the evolution of kidney transplant techniques, and strategies to expand the pool of kidney donors. He is also program director of the nephrology fellowship program and associate program director of the internal medicine residency program at HMC, and assistant professor of clinical medicine at WCM-Q.
Dr. Abuhelaiqa, who graduated from WCM-Q in 2011, explained that the one-year allograft survival rates for kidney transplants improved from ......read more
Doha – March 24, 2023: Leading researchers in the field of proteomics convened at Qatar National Library for a two-day conference organized by Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q).
Researchers from Qatar, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Sweden, the US, Canada and South Africa were in attendance at the 2nd WCM-Q Proteomics Conference to discuss the latest discoveries in proteomics, a branch of molecular biology that studies the set of proteins expressed by the genome of an organism.
Proteomics is considered an important field because it helps researchers understand the roles played by proteins in healthy and unhealthy cells, giving insight into fundamental biological processes. Proteomics has many potential applications, including in personalized medicine, biomarker discovery to aid diagnosis of diseases, identifying ......read more
By joining the most renown agriculture-focused event in Qatar, Expo 2023 Doha seized the occasion to further familiarise agriculturally savvy audience with the Expo, organised numerous activities and engaged with key country’s stakeholders
Doha, 19 March 2023: Expo 2023 Doha concluded its participation in the 10th edition of Qatar International Agricultural Fair (Agriteq) that took place in Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DEECC) between March 15th and March 19th, 2023. It was the third time that Expo team took part in the fair that offered Expo 2023 Doha with an excellent exposure to local, regional, and international stakeholders, as well as experts from the agricultural sector.
This time, Expo 2023 Doha used Agriteq as a platform to launch its first campaign titled “Which side are you ......read more
Qatar’s right arm in agricultural investment will support the Expo as an “Official Food Security Partner” in line with one of the event’s core themes
Doha, 17 March 2023: Expo 2023 Doha signed a partnership agreement with Hassad Foods on the side lines of the 10th edition of AgriTeq, Qatar’s major agricultural event. Announced during a ceremony held at the Doha Convention and Exhibition Centre, the new official partner in agricultural investment will work with the Expo to cement its position as a leading food security- and agriculture-focused platform.
Expo 2023 Doha is set to run between October ’23 – March ’24 in Al Bidda Park with an aim to attract over three million visitors and will be the first of its kind to be held in Qatar, the Middle East, and North ......read more
ICT leader’s network recognised with highest accolades; participates in key webinar; meets industry peers; cements new partnerships at world’s biggest connectivity forum
Doha, Qatar: Ooredoo - Qatar’s leading ICT provider - has wrapped up its successful participation in Mobile World Congress 2023, held in Barcelona, Spain.
At the Accenture Global CTOs Forum that was held during the Mobile World Congress, Ooredoo’s networks received the highest of accolades from industry network benchmarker umlaut – part of Accenture - with the company being ranked first in Qatar for both mobile and fixed network services.
Ooredoo Qatar’s network was named Best Mobile Network and Best Fixed Network in Qatar by Germany-based benchmarker, which rated more than 200 ......read more
As developer of new sustainable technologies, Microsoft joined forces with the world’s biggest horticultural event hosted in Qatar
Doha, 6 March 2023: Today, Expo 2023 Doha and Microsoft have signed an agreement making Microsoft the exclusive technology partner of the Expo. Announced during a ceremony held at the Ministry of Municipality of the State of Qatar, the partnership seals Expo 2023 Doha’s commitment to showcase the most advanced technologies during the event, set to run between October ’23 – March ’24 in Al Bidda Park.
Mr. Mohammed Ali Al-Khouri, Secretary-General of Expo 2023 Doha added: “Agricultural and horticultural sectors are currently undergoing massive technological transformation, and the role of technology is crucial in building sustainable ......read more
• More than 500 brands at the 19th edition of DJWE, taking place February 20 - 25, 2023, at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre
• As the region’s show of its kind, visitors will be treated to an exclusive collection of admirable jewellery pieces and watches which are available for immediate purchase.
• Damas will join DJWE for the first time and will reveal its mesmerizing Alif collection.
• Louis Vuitton’s “Fantasy necklace”, a 2.56 carat monogramflower-cut diamond to be showcased for first time at DJWE.
• Special partnership between Valentino and Qatar’s Education Above All, revealing exclusive pieces.
• Iconic food and beverage outlets, Harrod’s Tea Rooms and Venchi to treat thousands of visitors.
• Philips, leading global platform for ......read more
14 Russian companies from the construction industry will participate in the Middle East's largest exhibition in the construction industry - The Big 5 Saudi 2023. The exhibition will be held in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh from 18 to 21 February 2023 at the Riyadh Front Exhibition & Conference center.
The “Made in Russia” exhibitors will showcase their products and services in the fields of engineering and high-end plastics, plastic slabs, strips, pipes and profiles, sanitaryware and construction materials, concrete products for use in construction, as well as energy-efficient solutions for industrial enterprises and other construction products.
More than 100 b2b-meetings with potential buyers were planned for Russian companies to successfully enter the Middle East ......read more
15, January 2023 – Doha, Qatar: Now in its 10th year, the Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines will again be the signature annual event at Doha’s world-famous Al Shaqab equestrian center, from 23 to 25 February 2023, supported by Commercial Bank (Title Sponsor), Longines (Presenting Partner) and ExxonMobil (Main Sponsor).
Top-ranking local and international equestrian athletes will compete in the Olympic disciplines of Showjumping, Dressage and Para-Dressage, demonstrating how the special bond that develops between a horse and a rider can produce exceptional performances even at an élite level such as this – one of only five annual CHI competitions in the world.
This year, organizers are pleased to welcome a growing number of competitors, both horses and riders, from across the ......read more
December 8, 2022 in Dubai (UAE) ended the largest construction exhibition in the Middle East region - the Big 5 Show 2022. Here, 14 Russian companies producers of building materials have presented their products to potential buyers. The exhibition was held on the territory of the international exhibition and convention center - Dubai World Trade Center from 5 to 8 December 2022.
More than 150 b2b meetings were successfully held for Russian companies, where the Russian representatives had the opportunity to introduce their products in detail to local buyers.
Russian companies successfully exhibited at the Big 5 show 2022 sealing materials, board materials, woodworking products, composite building materials, information technology and other construction products.
For more than 40 years, the Big 5 show has been ......read more
QIB has lined up a series of activities to share the joy of the game with the community and visitors to Qatar from across the globe
Doha, Qatar – 22 November 2022: In celebration of the much-awaited sporting event in the world, Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar’s leading digital bank, has been gearing up for this milestone with a series of exciting activities and events designed for its customers and employees, as well as the community and visitors to Qatar.
On this special occasion, QIB launched a campaign showing to the world Qatar’s celebrated traditions that sets it apart from the rest of the world. QIB launched three videos in line with this initiative including #HowWeDoItInQatar to introduce some of the traditions and interactions that define the welcoming hospitality of Qatar and the Middle ......read more
Upcoming event will focus on helping MSMEs in benefiting from the FIFA World Cup 2022™ bid.
Doha, 1 November 2022: QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has announced its strategic partnership for this year’s GWC Forum, which will focus on how businesses can benefit from the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
“QNB’s support for the GWC Forum illustrates their commitment and leadership of the aspiring MSMEs segment, while providing the support to help them leverage the opportunities arising from hosting the biggest sporting event on the world,” commented GWC’s CEO Mr. Ranjeev Menon. “We are happy to have QNB as a strategic partner in this forum”, he added.
Commenting on this partnership, Mr. Khalid Ahmed Al-Sada, General Manager - ......read more
The exclusive collection of Diego Maradona memorabilia, consisting of almost 300 certified objects belonging to the football great will debut at the most anticipated football event this year in Qatar, to then tour the world.
In partnership with Visit Qatar, Msheireb Properties, and Park Hyatt Doha, this exclusive collection, with some items to be seen for the first time in public, will share the story of Maradona on the football pitch, locker room, and in his private life.
Doha - 27, October 2022 – TEN Experience is bringing a memorable exhibition to Doha with the unveiling of an exclusive collection of Diego Maradona memorabilia for the first time ever in Qatar and the region. The legendary exhibition will open to the public daily from 16 November until 20 December at Doha Design District, located in the ......read more
French Montana, CeeLo Green, Alex Sensation, Ryan Castro, Oxlade and world-leading DJs join the largest beach festival of the Qatar 2022 World Cup
19th of October, 2022 – Doha, Qatar: French Montana, CeeLo Green, Alex Sensation, Ryan Castro, Oxlade, and DJ-Twins are amongst some of the international stars who will take center stage at the forthcoming, month-long QetaiFAN Beach Fest – at the iconic Qetaifan Island North in Lusail during the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Running from the 19th of November to 18th of December, the beach-front festival of “music, football, food and fun” will operate from 10am to 4am, offering six performances per day, featuring over 10 top tier internationally artists and multiple off-stage shows during the month, as well as daily DJ sessions from 50 top international DJs. ......read more
Head to the Mondrian Doha’s Hudson Tavern to experience the famous Oktoberfest all the way from Germany.
From now until 3rd October, Hudson Tavern at Mondrian Doha will be filled with the famed European atmosphere as they honour the humble hop. From Bavarian bites and tankards of traditional brews to a fun filled atmosphere, it’s sure to be an Oktoberfest to remember.
Traditional plates will be making their way to guests tables with a wide selection of carefully curated dishes, including the classic Schnitzel served with potato salad, Currywurst, and Obatzda and Pretzel. Originally brewed in Germany and imported to Doha, guests will also be able to try a selection of hops traditionally poured during Oktoberfest.
Gather your friends from 5:00PM to 10:00PM and make your way to Hudson Tavern to celebrate ......read more
UVentures and Qetaifan Projects, together with Madaeen Al Doha Group, have announced the plans and location for an exclusive entertainment beach festival that will operate during the twenty-nine days of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
The beach-front site located in Qetaifan Island North, within the new city of Lusail, North of Doha, Qatar, will host participants, visitors and special guests of the global football event, who will be able to enjoy hospitality and entertainment amenities, including beach and water activities, food & beverage, streaming of official games, retail pop-ups, and live music performances.
September 14, 2022 -- UVentures and Qetaifan Projects announced today their partnership to establish an entertainment area in Qetaifan Island North, located in the new city of Lusail in the North of Doha, Qatar, ......read more
Doha Festival City Ladies’ Club Membership Avails Holders Exclusive Shopping and Dining Benefits
Doha, Qatar – 05 September 2022: Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment, is pleased to announce the addition of a host of new benefits to the Ladies’ Club members.
Robert Hall, Doha Festival City’s General Manager, said: “At Doha Festival City we strive to offer shoppers a unique and engaging shopping experience with every visit. Through our exclusive memberships we present our visitors a host of personalized offers, promotions and discounts that can greatly enhance their shopping experience at the Mall. With our retailers, we are committed to creating valuable offers to ensure memorable shopping and dining experiences.”
This ......read more
Doha, 28 August 2022 – As a part of its role as the Official Middle East and Africa Supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022™, QNB group unveiled its preparations for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, and highlighted its main exciting events, initiatives, products, and services planned to take place as the country approaches the long-awaited event hosted for the first time in the Middle east.
Mr. Abdulla Mubarak Al-Khalifa, Group Chief Executive Officer emphasized on the importance of the Group’s role as the official Middle East and Africa supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022™: “The Bank was an official supporter of the 2010 Qatari Bid Committee. Since then, QNB Group has been actively working on instilling sports as a culture locally, by highlighting its’ brand as a leading financial ......read more
With a few more weeks left to the summer holidays, Doha residents can take part in a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities as showcased by Qatar Calendar’s latest edition (qatarcalendar.com). With football tournaments, summer programs for the little ones and the opening of the much-anticipated Lusail Stadium, a case of rising football fever can be detected this month. In addition, there are a host of art exhibitions and educational programs to carry through the rest of the season.
QNB Stars League
August 1 – September 14
Kicking off at the start of August, the QNB Stars League will see the participation of 12 clubs competing for the championship, with matches running across some of Qatar’s most prominent stadiums including Khalifa International Stadium, Education ......read more
Oxford Business Group launches new analysis of country’s economic development and investment opportunities
Doha, July 2022: Qatar’s efforts to leverage its abundant natural gas resources and its status as host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to develop a diversified, knowledge-based economy are mapped out in a new report just produced by the global research and advisory firm Oxford Business Group (OBG).
The Report: Qatar 2022 explores the country’s plans to cement its position as a leader in the global energy market the North Field Expansion project, which will increase liquefied natural gas (LNG) production to 126m tonnes per year by 2027.
It also provides detailed coverage of Qatar’s major infrastructure projects, including those rolled out for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which takes place in ......read more
Doha, Qatar - 05 July 2022: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company celebrated the International Plastic Free Day 2022 by replacing shopping plastic bags with reusable ones on July 3, 2022. This comes in line with Al Meera Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program as a national leading retailer, in continuation of its efforts to spread awareness of the best green practices and the importance of environmental sustainability in the short and long term.
As a pioneering national company in the field of environmental responsibility and in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Al Meera participated in this celebration with the aim to inform customers about the need to reduce the single-use plastic bags to preserve and sustain the environment and contribute to the endeavors of achieving Qatar National ......read more
- QIC Group’s Insurtech MENA Summit 2022 gathered 40 + speakers and 250 leaders of technology companies, investors and innovators from the region and around the world.
- Al Mannai: Six promising examples of startups harnessing new technologies for improved customer service in the region.
DOHA, Qatar, Sunday June 26, 2022: The InsurTech MENA Summit 2022 marked a seminal moment in insurance change, drawing attention to the rising importance of insurance industry partnerships. In this first of its kind event in the region - organized by Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region, in partnership with Deloitte, Google Cloud, QIC Digital Venture Partner (QIC DVP) and Qatar Financial Centre - hundreds of technology leaders, investors, and insurance innovators came ......read more
H.E. Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Finance, State of Qatar, will give a live-interview on the sidelines of the second ‘Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg’, which has welcomed over 75 mainstage speakers and more than 500 heads of state and business leaders over the last three days in Doha and virtually.
The second ‘Qatar Economic Forum, Powered by Bloomberg’ opened yesterday, under the high patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar. The Forum will convene over 75 mainstage speakers and more than 500 heads of state and business leaders to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges, through the lens of the Middle East.
Highlights from the Day 2 sessions include:
● Opening address from His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar [video link]
Highlights from Session One: Equalizing the Global Recovery
• In Conversation with Prime Minister Garibashvili: H.E. Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, in conversation with John Micklethwait, ......read more
Doha, Qatar - 17, June 2022: Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C) participated in the celebration of the World Food Safety Day 2022 in order to highlighting its continuous efforts and commitment to the highest standards of food safety. The celebration was organised by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment under the slogan "Safer Food for Better Health" at Al Khor Park on June 9.
The World Food Safety Day is celebrated annually on 7th of June to stress the importance of maintaining food safety, emphasising the risks associated with lack of proper attention to food safety. It also underscores the best ways to manage the potential risks and promote possible solutions to achieve further progress in enhancing food safety and improve human health, economic prosperity, agriculture and sustainable ......read more
Taking part of one of the world’s leading trade fairs, Snoonu showcased its stellar contributions to the tech industry in Qatar
Doha, Qatar - 13, June 2022: Qatar's leading tech start-up, Snoonu, participated in the Hannover Messe, one of the world's largest trade fairs, dedicated to the topic of industry development held in the German city of Hannover from the 30th of May to the 2nd of June 2022.
Snoonu’s participation was based on a special invitation extended to the company from the German government, reflecting the company’s outstanding reputation in Qatar and abroad as it consolidates its position toward becoming a technology Unicorn.
The International Exhibition celebrated its 75th anniversary this year as one of the largest trade fairs across the globe specialized in industrial ......read more
Co-Hosted with Qatar Central Bank, the Euromoney Qatar Conference discussed strategy and finance in the new global landscape.
Doha, Qatar – 30, May 2022: Investment professionals, financiers, government officials and economists gathered for the Euromoney Qatar Conference on Sunday 29 May at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Doha to further educate themselves on the ever-changing dynamics of the Qatari economy. This year’s Euromoney Qatar Conference focused on global and Qatari macro outlooks, ESG and climate change, and the digitalization of the country’s financial sector.
Euromoney Conferences, the world’s leading organiser of events for capital markets and investment professionals, offers companies and governments a chance to connect with financial institutions by providing a vast and detailed overview ......read more
Doha, May 24 (QNA) : Under the patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani inaugurated Tuesday morning the 14th edition of Milipol Qatar 2022, an international event for homeland security and civil defense. The three-day exhibition will be held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC).
The inauguration was attended by Their Excellencies Ministers and ranking officials in the country, in addition to Their Excellencies Guest Ministers who are visiting the country, as well as police leaders from several brotherly and friendly countries, Their Excellencies Ambassadors accredited to the country and representatives of exhibiting companies.
After the opening, HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior took a ......read more
In the presence of high-level dignitaries and guests from Shenzhen, China and Dubai, UAE, the Shenzhen Products Show was successfully inaugurated yesterday in Dubai to a large audience of enthusiastic buyers across the UAE.
The Hybrid event which is being held at Dubai Chambers headquarters in Dubai was attended by government officials and entrepreneurs from Dubai and Shenzhen, China. Over 300 public and private sector stakeholders witnessed the launching ceremony which was streamed live in both countries.
Co-organized by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) the show aimed to build new bridges between public and private sector stakeholders between the two nations. Over 60 Shenzhen-based companies specialising in life and health, ......read more
Dubai, UAE: With the successful opening of EXPO 2020 Dubai last October 1, 2021, the China Pavilion being one of the largest, has emerged as one of the most popular pavilion attracting thousands of visitors daily.
As one of China’s successful business regional centers and one of the most economically potential cities in the country, Shenzhen’s industries, brands and products are promoted throughout the EXPO to enhance the economic and trade exchanges between Shenzhen and MENA region.
To support this economic regional partnership, the Shenzhen Products Show will be held at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry Building from 11-13 January 2022 and the event is hosted by Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, organized by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shenzhen Committee and ......read more
Doha, Qatar – 07, July 2021: In line with its pivotal role in championing sustainability across the board and owing to its prominence as a national leader in environmental responsibility, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C.) distributed over 100,000 paper bags to customers on occasion of the International Plastic Bag Free Day on 3 July 2021.
International Plastic Free Day, celebrated annually, encourages the adoption of environmentally friendly products such as paper and cloth bags to dissuade the use of single-use plastic bags.
The initiative, held in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, is in line with Al Meera’s ongoing efforts to promote a sustainable future. A champion of green initiatives, the retailer hosts recycling stations at over half of its branches that have ......read more
A major success in challenging scenario
390.6 mn QAR worth of deals & joint venture signed on exhibition sidelines
Milipol Qatar 14th edition to be held from 24 to 26 May 2022
March 18, 2021: Milipol Qatar 2021, the leading international event dedicated to homeland security and civil defence in the Middle East, closed a three-day run at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Centre. The number of visitors reached 7,924 and an on-site declared sales tally worth QR 390 mn Qatari Riyals.
The event is held under the patronage of H.H the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani who visited Milipol Qatar 2021 on Tuesday 16 March.
Milipol Qatar 2021 was a watershed in the event’s history in that it was held against a background of strict health, safety and hygiene protocols implemented to combat the spread of ......read more
Exhibitors from 14 countries to feature – 68% new to the show.
Five National Pavilions Signed Up
Milipol Qatar 2021, the 13th international event for Homeland Security and Civil Defence in the Middle East which will run at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) from March 15-17, has attracted a multi-national exhibitor line-up representing 14 nations across the Middle East, South America, Europe, the UK, USA, Sub-continent, and Scandinavia.
The show, one of the first in the region this year to focus on homeland security and civil defence, is being held under the patronage of His Highness the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani and under the authority of Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, His Excellency Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani. It will feature five national ......read more
• Al Ahmadani: Enhancing the role of businesswomen in development
• Doha Women Forum 2019 will be held on September 29th at The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa
• Prominent community members to speak at the event
Doha, Qatar, September 26 2019: Gender disparity is one of the biggest societal issues of our times. Women and girls represent half of the world’s ......read more
Tenant / Institution
Monday, 3rd of June – Friday, 16th August 2019
Qatar National Tourism Council
Qatar Summer Festival Information Kiosk
Saturday to Wednesday ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 13 May 2019: As part of the new Cultural Heritage Law project, Qatar Museums (QM)and University College London (UCL) Qatar are inviting local artists and designers to submit creative ideas that will be used to officially represent the project.
Under the visionary guidance of QM Chairperson, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, QM and UCL Qatar are working ......read more
To celebrate this special time of the year, The Ritz-Carlton, Doha is setting the stage for the ultimate romantic escape in Qatar.
February 10, 2019 United Arab Emirates: Guests can impress their loved ones with the “Fall in Love Again” package, which offers a stay in one of the newly re-imagined rooms and suites, daily in room breakfast for two, romantic setup that ......read more
2017 edition of famed interiors show introduced more than 5,000 designers, architects and buyers to 250+ international suppliers
Show returns to Doha Exhibition & Convention Center in under six weeks to cater to Qatar’s thriving interiors market
Over 100 exhibitors now confirmed, with 5,000 visitors expected to attend
Official Ventures Report values Qatar’s fit-out market ......read more
Doha, 11th September 2018: Doha Festival City celebrated fun-filled activities during the back to school season with “The Amazing World of Gumball”, which was enjoyed by hundreds of children. The exciting activation will continue until 14th September with family entertainment, including various activity zones.
Children will be able to enjoy an entire range of ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 4 Sept, 2018: As a progressive leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and socially responsible business practices, Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region QIC Group has sponsored Gyer category of Katara’s International Hunting & Falconry Exhibition S'hail 2018.
Slated to start from 4th September, S'hail is ......read more
Doha, Qatar, August 14, 2018: Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, has launched an array of unique experiences for its guests during the Eid Al Adha festivities. For guests who are still on holiday post their long vacations abroad, Simaisma Resort is offering day passes and resort membership updated rates.
These promotional initiatives would entail customers to pamper themselves in ......read more
12th edition of the Middle East leading International event for Homeland Security & Civil Defence looking to attract leading companies from Kuwait
Milipol Qatar 2018, the 12th edition of the leading international exhibition dedicated to homeland security and Civil Defence in the Middle East region, will define the future of internal security and public safety with the world’s ......read more
Qatar pavilion organized by QDB hosted 16 Qatari companies
Showcased new age building materials and solutions
The event was attended by leading companies into building materials, services and allied products
Doha, Qatar, June 2, 2018: Keeping up with its vision to act as the catalyst in fueling SMEs’ growth, Qatar Development Bank (QDB), through its export ......read more
The third edition of this Government Procurement and Contracting event will provide SMEs with business opportunities worth QR 6.5 billion
Doha- 24 April, 2018: Qatar Development Bank (QDB) today kicked-off the third edition of ‘MOUSHTARAYAT’ - the Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition, in collaboration with the Public Works Authority ......read more
New single release – Out 13th of April World Wide trough Yellow Rhinestone Records
It’s ‘Sold To Perfection’ – a song that combines Therése’s Swedish and Lebanese heritage, and forms a Scandipop/Arabic pop hybrid. So it’s basically got the amazing melody and poptasticness of Scandinavian pop music, paired with the rhythms and flavours ......read more
Doha – Qatar, March 13, 2018: The biggest digital competition and series in the Arab world, 'Sadeem', is now live, with daily episodes on social media.
Sadeem’s audience will get to watch their 20 contestants from across the region go from zero to hero, through an exciting online reality series that will culminate in the crowning of the Arab world’s next ......read more
The 10th Annual Youth Conference organized by Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, ROTA, aims to underpin the belief that youth are the building blocks of a responsible society.
Doha, Qatar – 17 March 2018: Education Above All (EAA) Foundation’s programme, Reach Out to Asia (ROTA), held the inauguration of “Empower Youth Conference ......read more
Doha, March 7, 2018 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, had participated in the 2018 edition of Qatar University’s (QU) annual Career Fair, which was kicked off on March 5th at the University’s premises. al khaliji’s participation comes in the framework of its Qatarization strategy, and goals in line with the ......read more
Government ministry partners Inaugural expo that will serve as “pivotal stage” for exhibitors to showcase latest innovations to service productions lines in drive for diverse, sustainable national economy
Doha, Qatar - 24 December 2017: - The organisers of Qatar Self Sufficiency Exhibition, has announced that the Ministry of Economy and Commerce is the Main Partner in the ......read more
Doha (October 30, 2017) - The 4th Annual Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar conference has been launched successfully on Monday as part of Qatar Sustainability Week 2017. The conference was held at Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha.
Dr. Anna Grichting Solder from the College of Engineering at Qatar University chaired the conference. Whilst Mona Noureldin Mohamed from the Ministry of ......read more
Inaugural expo to be held from 21 to 23 January provides perfect platform to showcase latest production lines for food, healthcare, industrial and environmental sectors
Kuwait – 16 October 2017: Thanks to the bold and visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, on the importance of Self Sufficiency - which is one of the top ......read more
Al Habtoor: the UAE economy is strong and stable
GCC allies must remain unified and mobilize resources to fight against false propaganda coming from Qatari-funded news channels
10 AUGUST 2017 – DUBAI, UAE: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman, Al Habtoor Group hosted a select group of panellists and guests to address the ongoing boycott of Qatar and the terrorism ......read more
Youngsters invited to enjoy two months of interactive indoor activities at IKEA over the summer holiday
Dubai, 27 June 2017: IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has announced its plans for children across the UAE keeping them busy and entertained over the summer holidays. IKEA will be hosting the IKEA Summer Academy – a series of different indoor workshops for children aged ......read more
Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha are the two major festivals in Islam. Eid Al Fitr, or the 'festival of breaking fast', marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the beginning of Shawaal, the 10th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. The religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during ......read more
A complete list of Ramadan related ‘Tips & Tricks’ are available at www.roadsafety.qic-insured.com
Claims / Accidents peak in the mid-morning rush-hours
Older motorists and male motorists must take extra caution
5 vital Ramadan road safety ‘Tips & Tricks’
Doha, X May 2017: QIC Insured, QIC’s personal insurance division ......read more
May 14, 2017- Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, concluded successfully last week at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, registering ......read more
May 9, 2017: Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, began its workshop series during the opening day, featuring key topics on various construction concerns in the GCC – from advancing construction codes and global best practices to quality assessment and ......read more
May 08, 2017: Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar, Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology, has inaugurated today (Monday, May 8, 2017) with more than 16,000 visitors expected to ......read more
May 2, 2017- Preparations are in full swing for Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Technology, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology set to take place from May 8 to 11, 2017 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. A press conference was held today at the InterContinental Doha – The City to unveil the ......read more
INDEX Qatar and Building Services Qatar will be first two events launched, starting in November
March 27, 2017 - dmg events - Middle East, Asia and Africa, a leading international exhibitions company, has established an office in Qatar to support the growth of the country’s exhibition industry and to launch some of its most successful brands into the high-value market.
The move comes ......read more
Doha, Qatar – March 22, 2017 - As part of its ongoing efforts to support young Qatari entrepreneurs and pave the way for them to reach their goals, NAMA Center, one of Qatar Foundation for Social Work’s Centers, has participated in the 5th Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017), which was held under the patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2017– Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar is all set to host the fifth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (Agriteq 2017) being organized Ministry of Municipality and Environment of Qatar in collaboration with IFP Qatar Ltd from March 22 to 25, 2017 at Doha ......read more
Qatar, 15 February, 2017- Alfardan Group held its 6th company-wide Sports Day event yesterday at the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena. The activities are an annual initiative to commemorate Qatar’s National Sports Day. Over 1,500 employees from various business units participated in the event aimed at demonstrating the Group’s support for the country’s strategic efforts to ......read more
Three-day Dubai trade show gets ready for action featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries
Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2017: Updates on the UAE’s fire safety codes has been completed, with the proposed changes, developments, and new chapters to be announced at Intersec 2017 next week, an official from the Dubai Civil Defence said today.
Lieutenant Colonel Ali Al Mutawa, ......read more
DSF 2017 kicks off 34 exciting days of non-stop, action-packed shopping, fun entertainment and world-class events. Join us to ‘Shop.Win. Celebrate’ every day
Dubai, UAE – 26 December 2016: It’s finally here! The jam-packed schedule of events that millions of shoppers and families have been waiting for kicks off today with the 22nd edition of the Dubai Shopping ......read more
Doha (December 5th, 2016) – Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 3rd Annual Future Drainage & Stormwater Networks Qatar on Monday at City Centre Rotana Hotel Doha, Qatar. This event constitutes a platform to discuss the progress updates and future opportunities arising from the implementation of Qatar’s drainage, sewage and stormwater networks ......read more
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Key topics such as leadership skills, communication skills, business strategies and financial education to be featured at renowned international personal empowerment congress held in the region for the first time
Dubai, UAE, October 26, 2016: Najahi and Success ......read more
Doha (October 24, 2016) – Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 3rd Annual Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar conference today at the Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha. This edition addresses the latest sustainable and cost effective design strategies for developing Qatar’s future public realm.
The conference started with a keynote address ......read more
Key speakers include Robert Kiyosaki, Ali Al Saloom, Andrew Matthews, and Baroness Michelle Mone of Mayfair, OBE
Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2016: In collaboration with Najahi and Success Resources, the leading seminar organizer in the world, the Middle East is welcoming its first National Achievers Congress 2016 on the 18th and 19th of November 2016 at Festival Arena Al Badia in ......read more
For the 3rd year in a row, Future Interiors Qatar was successfully launched at The Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha. This edition was revolving around understanding and implementing new technologies and strategies to maximise the role of interiors design for FIFA 2022 and Qatar National Vision 2030.
The Ministry of Municipality & Environment, the Public Works Authority - Ashghal, the ......read more
Dedicated civil defence area and key conference sessions to debut at this year’s event with plans for considerable growth in 2018
Dubai, UAE, July 13, 2016: Civil defence is to be a key focus at the upcoming Milipol Qatar 2016 with the debut of a dedicated exhibition area, key conference sessions and a strong UAE delegation on this year’s agenda.
Marking its 11th edition ......read more
Photo Caption: H.E. Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE’s Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community Development and H.E. Mr. Peter Elsner-Mackay, Austria’s Ambassador to the UAE with Mr. Mohammed Al Raqbani, General Manager of Dubai Investments Industries and Mr. Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai at the MODUL University stand at GETEX 2016.
MODUL ......read more
Twelve Dubai hotels won across 24 award categories to dominate the Middle East Hotel Awards 2016 this week.
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016: A total of 70 hotels and hotel suppliers from across the region were shortlisted. Other winners came from Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain.
More than 400 hoteliers from throughout the Middle East attended the awards ceremony (24th ......read more
Kuwait– May 30, 2016: Milipol Qatar 2016, the region’s most influential international trade exhibition for Homeland Security announces that online registration officially opened on 17th May 2016. This is to facilitate visitors entrance, getting their e-badges in advance.
The exhibition officially takes place at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, West Bay, Doha ......read more
Karcher’s robust hot water high pressure washers to be focal point at the event
Other environmentally friendly cleaning solutions to be displayed
Tehran, 25th April, 2016 -- Karcher, the world leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions is finalizing its inaugural participation at the 2nd annual Project Iran, an international trade exhibition for construction materials, ......read more
Supported by the National Traffic Safety Committee, the first day of Smart Parking Qatar took place successfully at The Intercontinental Hotel The City, Doha. The focus was on utilizing new technologies and advanced design strategies to maximize the development, management and optimization of car parks and parking facilities in Qatar.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Ministry ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 31, 2016: Under the patronage of H.E. Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communications, the fifth Arab Future Cities Summit 2016 will commence on 11 April 2016 at the Ritz-Carlton, Doha.
The objective of the two-day Summit is to facilitate an international platform to discuss the ways for the transfer of knowledge, know-how and to reflect on ......read more
Inaugural QF Research & Development Best Research Project Award and Best Innovation Award Presented
Doha, Qatar, March 23, 2016: Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) called for greater investment in research and development across the region yesterday, and highlighted Qatar’s pioneering ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 15, 2016: In line with the government’s vision to become a smart city by 2030, the capital city of Qatar has undertaken initiatives and projects that move towards digitization, smart innovation and form the basis of it becoming a smart city. The Qatar government has developed programs integrating innovative technologies to support urban sustainable smart development. ......read more
Biennial exhibition and conference set to take place in Doha from 31 Oct – 2 Nov 2016
Doha, Qatar, March 14, 2016: The organisers of Milipol Qatar – the region’s most influential event for Homeland Security – have officially announced the dates for the 11th edition of Milipol Qatar, a biennial event. The international trade exhibition, will take place at the Doha ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 17, 2016: According to the Qatar Tourism Authority 3 million visitors arrived in 2015, Doha targets 4 million by 2020; expanding tourism product to boost tourism GDP contribution in the next decade with significant investment into new rail network, hotel pipeline and leisure facilities
Qatar’s tourism and hospitality industry is building momentum as it enters ......read more
Doha, Qatar, February 10, 2016: Cities are at the forefront of change. The latest advancements in mobile application, urban mobility infrastructure and innovative usage of ICT are crucial factors integral to development of a smart city.
At the 5th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit Qatar, Dr. Adnan Abu-Dayya, Executive Director (CEO), Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) will take center ......read more
Doha, Qatar, November 16, 2015: Transforming cities into cities of the future involves deploying new technologies that drive smart city innovation. The development of smart cities across the globe is spurred by governments’ increased infrastructure and ICT spending in the implementation of technologies for a wide range of city services such as healthcare, traffic, police, fire, citizen ......read more