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December 12, 2019: World-renowned luxury jeweller Mouawad unveiled The Miss Universe Power of Unity Crown, crafted by Mouawad, at an exclusive press event at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis today ahead of its grand debut at the 2019 MISS UNIVERSE® competition on Sunday, December 8, at 7 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on FOX and Telemundo. The crown is va... ... Read more
Another exciting adventure awaits a Doha Festival City for entertainment with the launch of the Star Wars saga; The Rise of Skywalker activity for all kids to enjoy  9 December 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Doha Festival City, Qatar’s one and only world-class shopping and entertainment destination, announced today a new exciting adv... ... Read more
Doha, 9 December 2019:  Qatar Insurance Group - the leading insurer in the MENA recently held a blood donation campaign at QIC Headquarters in West Bay. The campaign was organized in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Blood Donation Unit. HMC mobilized its blood donation bus along with its medical unit to assist in the suc... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar: 8th December 2019:   Newrest, a French specialist in out-of-home catering with 1.1 million meals served daily in 49 countries, warmly congratulates Mr Ali Mohamed and Nahinur Rahman, Chef and Pastry Chef of Newrest in Qatar for the trophies they won during the Hospitality Qatar – Salon Culinaire, one of the main event f... ... Read more
Action-Packed Surroundings for the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup.   Doha, Qatar – 9 December, 2019:   Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, hosted a football Fanzone in Barahat Msheireb, the heart of their iconic development, Msheireb Downtown Doha.  . The Fanz... ... Read more
December 04, 2019:   Chloé revisits its “Carlina” sunglasses with a new and delicate jewel-inspired embellishment.The style’s signature concentric circles are adorned with a pearl-like jewel on the left side, lending a sophisticated and feminine allure to the iconic, oversized round frame. The light-catching, gradient or... ... Read more
4 December 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Award-winning Cantonese restaurant, Hakkasan Doha is launching an exclusive Festive Menu from 1st – 30th December 2019. Guests can enjoy a world-class culinary experience that Hakkasan is renowned for with this specially curated menu. Foodies will not want to miss out on the exclusive menu, ... ... Read more
Al Meera launches an initiative in support of local entrepreneurs Doha-Qatar – 28 November 2019:   In line with its continued support to local entrepreneurs, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C) organized an event for Qatari Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to showcase their products to the supermarket chain ... ... Read more
Qatar’s #1 Shopping Destination Announces Super Sale Weekend Starting this Wednesday, 27 November 2019 Shoppers can enjoy discounts of up to 70% off and special offers from more than 100 retailers during the Friday Super Sale Weekend that will last only until 30 November   26 November 2019, Doha, Qatar --- Doha Festival C... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar, 26 November 2019:    As a part of its key vision to work towards transforming Qatar to a knowledge based economy, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in collaboration with Qatar National Library  hosted an educational seminar dedicated to inform young students how to navigate choosing their university major.&n... ... Read more
Doha - 25, Nov 2019:   QIC Insured, the personal insurance division of Qatar Insurance Company, the leading insurer in the MENA has collaborated with Careem to provide 30% discount on all Careem services. Exclusive to customers buying or renewing comprehensive car insurance from QIC Insured, they can now take advantage of a flat 30% disco... ... Read more
Doha – Qatar, 25 November 2019:   Grey Doha full-fledged agency for Public Relations and Advertising proved once again its commitment to creating famously effective work by leading communication strategies and impactful campaigns for its local, regional and international brands. Last week, Grey Doha grabbed triple honors a... ... Read more
25 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:     Sidra Medicine today officially launched the 3rd Annual Congress of Current Understanding in Diabetes, Obesity, and Related Syndromes (CUDOS), held at the Qatar National Convention Centre.  This year’s event focuses on pediatric precision medicine, genomics and clinical res... ... Read more
25 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:     Sidra Medicine today officially launched the 3rd Annual Congress of Current Understanding in Diabetes, Obesity, and Related Syndromes (CUDOS), held at the Qatar National Convention Centre.  This year’s event focuses on pediatric precision medicine, genomics and clinical res... ... Read more
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December 12, 2019: World-renowned luxury jeweller Mouawad unveiled The Miss Universe Power of Unity Crown, crafted by Mouawad, at an exclusive press event at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis today ahead of its grand debut at the 2019 MISS UNIVERSE® competition on Sunday, December 8, at 7 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on FOX and Telemundo. The crown is valued at approximately $5 million USD. Taking its inspiration from the universal themes of nature, strength, beauty, femininity and community, the  crown was created with 18-karat gold and handset with more than 1,770 white diamonds and three golden canary diamonds. These hundreds of diamonds are set in intricate motifs of petals, leaves and ......read more

Another exciting adventure awaits a Doha Festival City for entertainment with the launch of the Star Wars saga; The Rise of Skywalker activity for all kids to enjoy    9 December 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Doha Festival City, Qatar’s one and only world-class shopping and entertainment destination, announced today a new exciting adventure for children to celebrate the global premier of the long-awaited family movie Star Wars; The Rise of the Skywalker. Starting 12 December 2019 to 12 January 2020, the free of charge activation will be set up at the Centre Court, ground floor in Doha Festival City, bringing children and their families an exciting adventure, from 3pm ......read more

Doha, 9 December 2019:  Qatar Insurance Group - the leading insurer in the MENA recently held a blood donation campaign at QIC Headquarters in West Bay. The campaign was organized in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Blood Donation Unit. HMC mobilized its blood donation bus along with its medical unit to assist in the successful completion of the blood donation drive. For QIC Group the blood donation campaign serves as an important Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, which creates scalable impact for the society, environment and its people. Like all other businesses, QIC Group considers CSR as a cornerstone for the sustainable development of the ......read more

Doha, Qatar: 8th December 2019:   Newrest, a French specialist in out-of-home catering with 1.1 million meals served daily in 49 countries, warmly congratulates Mr Ali Mohamed and Nahinur Rahman, Chef and Pastry Chef of Newrest in Qatar for the trophies they won during the Hospitality Qatar – Salon Culinaire, one of the main event for Hotels, Restaurants and Catering industry in Qatar and in the Middle East. Chef Ali Mohamed was awarded with 2 Silver medals in the « Live Cooking Signature Dish – lamb » and « Qatari Fest » categories.  Pastry Chef Nahinur Rahman received one Bronze medal in « Mini Cake » category and one Gol ......read more

Action-Packed Surroundings for the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup     Doha, Qatar – 9 December, 2019:   Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, hosted a football Fanzone in Barahat Msheireb, the heart of their iconic development, Msheireb Downtown Doha.   The Fanzone had one of the largest projected screens in Doha, allowing visitors to watch the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup matches under the beautifully lit canopy of the largest outdoor covered square in the Middle East, Barahat Msheireb.   The Fanzone saw a huge number of supporters enthusiastically cheer on the Qatar National Team and ......read more

Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, State of Qatar ​Co-Hosted with Qatar Central Bank, the Euromoney Qatar Conference opened with discussions around the future of Qatar’s economy.   Doha, Qatar – 08 December 2019:   Investment professionals, financiers and economists gathered for the Euromoney Qatar Conference today at the St. Regis hotel in Doha to discuss the ever-changing dynamics of the economy. This year’s Euromoney Qatar Conference is focusing on the future of Qatar’s economy and the major milestones expected in 2020. H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin S ......read more

December 04, 2019:   Chloé revisits its “Carlina” sunglasses with a new and delicate jewel-inspired embellishment. The style’s signature concentric circles are adorned with a pearl-like jewel on the left side, lending a sophisticated and feminine allure to the iconic, oversized round frame. The light-catching, gradient or pearlescent lenses, are further illuminated with yellow or rose gold metallic finishes and opaline-nuanced acetate temple tips. The temples are finished with the brand’s signature teardrop cutout serving as an aesthetic and functional way to attach the Chloé eyewear jewelry. Available in Yellow Gold with Opaline Nude temple tips an ......read more

4 December 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Award-winning Cantonese restaurant, Hakkasan Doha is launching an exclusive Festive Menu from 1st – 30th December 2019. Guests can enjoy a world-class culinary experience that Hakkasan is renowned for with this specially curated menu.  Foodies will not want to miss out on the exclusive menu, also known as the Pine menu, featuring many dishes that will only be available during the festive period. Hakkasan is well known for serving up mouth-watering delicacies and these new menu items are no different. The Wok-sear tiger prawn is paired with truffle and edamame giving the dish a rich finish, and the exclusive Cocoa delice dessert com ......read more

Al Meera launches an initiative in support of local entrepreneurs   Doha-Qatar – 28 November 2019:   In line with its continued support to local entrepreneurs, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C) organized an event for Qatari Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to showcase their products to the supermarket chain and offer them the opportunity to compete with the market, moreover improving standards across the industry.      Working under the guidance of three leading entities, Nama, Bedaya and the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour & Social Affairs, the Qatari SMEs enjoyed the opportunity to gain new insights ab ......read more

Qatar’s #1 Shopping Destination Announces Super Sale Weekend Starting this Wednesday, 27 November 2019 Shoppers can enjoy discounts of up to 70% off and special offers from more than 100 retailers during the Friday Super Sale Weekend that will last only until 30 November      26 November 2019, Doha, Qatar --- Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only destination for shopping, entertainment and dining, announced its annual “Friday Super Sale Weekend” taking place from 27 to 30 November 2019 with amazing offers from more than 100 top retailers and restaurants.  Festival City brings shoppers the best deals and savings on their f ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 26 November 2019:    As a part of its key vision to work towards transforming Qatar to a knowledge based economy, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in collaboration with Qatar National Library  hosted an educational seminar dedicated to inform young students how to navigate choosing their university major.  The seminar successfully provided a comprehensive guide for participating students on insights on upcoming and most popular university specialization pathways that students can potentially enter into and new opportunities that are on the horizon. Students were able to fully delve into the pros and cons of various university specializations, ......read more

Doha - 25, Nov 2019:   QIC Insured, the personal insurance division of Qatar Insurance Company, the leading insurer in the MENA has collaborated with Careem to provide 30% discount on all Careem services. Exclusive to customers buying or renewing comprehensive car insurance from QIC Insured, they can now take advantage of a flat 30% discount on all Careem services, such as Careem GO, Careem Comfort, Careem Max, Careem Business, Careem First Class and Careem Food delivery (to be launched soon) services. The validity of the discount is until 5 January 2020.  For further information, customers can simply dial 8000742. Speaking about the latest collaboration, Mr. Ahmed Al Jarbo ......read more

Doha – Qatar, 25 November 2019:   Grey Doha full-fledged agency for Public Relations and Advertising proved once again its commitment to creating famously effective work by leading communication strategies and impactful campaigns for its local, regional and international brands.  Last week, Grey Doha grabbed triple honors at the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) Awards Gala event, following its unique execution of #ICarryHerName (#be7mol2esma) cultural campaign for Galler Chocolatier Lebanon, a premium Belgium chocolate brand leading quality chocolate production worldwide.  The agency’s campaign for the boutique chocolatier, made a si ......read more

25 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:     Sidra Medicine today officially launched the 3rd Annual Congress of Current Understanding in Diabetes, Obesity, and Related Syndromes (CUDOS), held at the Qatar National Convention Centre.    This year’s event focuses on pediatric precision medicine, genomics and clinical research, as well as the care and treatment of children and young people with diabetes, obesity, and related syndromes. During the Congress that will run until 26 November, Sidra Medicine will highlight the latest treatments methods and their recently founded management procedures.   Day one of the congress, witnessed the opening ev ......read more

In collaboration with VCU arts and to develop Entrepreneurship Talent  Doha, Qatar – 24 Nov 2019:   Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Center), the joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, has introduced a new program revolving around Entrepreneurship Talent Development. Conducted in collaboration with VCUarts, the program is about Jewelry design that commenced on 15 November 2019 and will run till the 29 February 2020.  The 10-week program is being held at the Virginia Commonwealth University – Arts and design Faculty in Qatar. The three-hour course on every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, aims at develop ......read more

the million nation has a Queen Lady MILLION EMPIRE   How to be the best Dare to do it all. All the time. And chase fate. Right away. Mould it to one’s image. And obey only oneself.  Lady MILLION EMPIRE is the living proof that it’s possible: Be a woman and build an empire. BY HERSELF Getting what she wants just because she wants it. POWER GIRL Collect victories. With a masterful touch. FIERCE Be unique. And LOVE IT Be at the summit. AND OWN IT Lady MILLION EMPIRE More than a lady: she is the QUEEN Her fragrance The spice of life… It’s the flavor and thrill of success.  And this fragrance is one to be savored.  ......read more

Doha, Qatar 18 November 2019:   Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C. announces that Fitch Ratings has affirmed its long-term issuer default rating (IDR) as 'A' with a "stable" outlook. Fitch defines those entities within 'A' rating as exhibiting “high credit quality and low default risk”. The bank's short term IDR rating has also been affirmed at 'F1'. The support rating and support rating floor have been affirmed at '1' and ‘A’. Commenting on the affirmation of rating by Fitch, Fahad Al Khalifa – Group CEO said:  "Like our fellow Qatari banks, Al khaliji has successfull ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 21 November 2019:   Addressing threats to education worldwide and supporting disadvantaged children in the wake of conflicts, Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC), a programme of the Education Above All Foundation (EAA) founded by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, marked its tenth anniversary with an evening of celebration featuring distinguished guests, including world renowned artist and SDG Advocate, Forest Whitaker, along with other EAA partners, at the Museum of Islamic Art.    Commenting on the event, Forest Whitaker said, “I am grateful to EAA and P.E.I.C. in particular, for their support and outstanding work o ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 20 Nov 2019: City Centre Rotana Doha, one of the leading hospitality properties in town in collaboration with the renowned blogger and life coach Polly Byles (@followyoursunshineblog) is hosting the last episode of the wellness and wellbeing “Sunshine” sessions on 23 November 2019. The event aims to support women in society, through an active and renewed lifestyle.  The final session will be hosted by renowned blogger Polly Byles along with international life coach Maggie Colette, will be on the subject-“'Mindset Matters”. Since September, Caramel Lobby lounge has hosted seven sessions, which has witnessed overwhelming response and ......read more

Nation targets one million inbound medical tourists and USD 3.5 billion in medical tourism revenues by end of year   Dubai, UAE - November 20, 2019:   Inbound medical tourism in Turkey is on the rise — the nation’s healthcare facilities have treated 264,138 medical tourists in the first six months of 2019, with end of year projections estimated at one million incoming medical tourists. This forecast will generate upwards of USD 3.5 billion in revenues, surpassing the USD 2.5 billion generated by the end of the previous year, which saw 551,748 tourists travelling into Turkey from over 120 countries to avail healthcare treatments. “Tourists come to Tur ......read more

Yousef Al Ahmad art exhibition to take place in January 2020   20 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Msheireb Museums, the four heritage houses developed by Msheireb Properties in Msheireb Downtown Doha, and Qatar Art Centre announced today a new collaboration to launch several events and exhibitions aimed at enriching the local cultural and artistic scene in Qatar.    The announcement was made during a press conference that took place at Bin Jelmood House in the attendance of celebrated artist, Yousef Ahmad and representatives of the two entities, media and art aficionados.   Msheireb Museums and Qatar Art Centre confirmed during the conference that t ......read more

Empowering Qatar’s youth to become global thinkers and doers 20 November 2019, Doha, Qatar - ACS International School Doha announced a new five-year education strategy that builds on a unique educational approach to get its students ready to succeed in a complex world filled with both challenges and opportunities. The strategy calls for a world-class education system that equips students to achieve their aspirations by becoming truly global thinkers. Driven by the rapid globalisation of societies and economies, international education has evolved quickly over the last twenty years.  Today, international schools are constantly challenged to maintain values of sustainable ......read more

November 19, 2019:  The determined and independent Ella Balinska joins the Panthère tribe: a community of strong personalities united by the same instinct. A line of devoted panther fans including its creator Jeanne Toussaint, the Duchess of Windsor, María Félix and even Daisy Fellowes... all women of character for whom the panther symbolises freedom. As well as graduating from the prestigious Guildford School of Acting, Ella has also trained in martial arts at the Academy of Performance Combat: Cartier has chosen this young British actress for her boldness and positive energy which she demonstrates in both her personal life and in her performances. A carefree and joyful y ......read more

November 18, 2019:    Aigner debuts a spectacular new collection of accessories that is radically different from the understated aesthetic candor that the brand is world renowned for. In what could be touted as a first for the brand, the collection is imbued with youth and versatility to bring an edition of runway-worthy everyday accessories.  Each jewellery, designed to make a lasting statement includes a variety of styles from asymmetrical and mismatched earrings to a delicious dose of charms. With layered necklaces and stacked up rings, this is a collection that is dedicatedly designed for the AIGNER woman: who is fearless in her choices and ways.  Beckoning a ......read more

Doha, Qatar: November 17 2019:   Qatar Finance and Business Academy’s  leading professional development and qatarization program Kawader, launched its Applied Learning phase where 28  members of eth Kawader 2018-2019 Cohort, started their training at leading partners and international financial institutions and firms, such as Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), Qatar Financial Markets Authority, (QFCMA), Qatar National Bank (QNB), Qatar Exchange, PwC, and KPMG. In addition, some Applied learning placements were across internationally located institutions in London and Singapore.  The Kawader Applied learning module runs from October 27 ......read more

The Fifth Edition of Rowad Conference Drew a Large Number of Participants as well as a Host of Valuable Workshops and Interactive Talks and Discussions Doha, Qatar – 16 November 2019:   Qatar Development Bank (QDB) wrapped up Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference 2019 (Rowad Conference 2019), which was held on November 12, 13 and 14 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. The Rowad Conference 2019 launched with the announcement of the four winners of the Rowad Award in its second edition, on the first day of the conference. This year’s conference drew a large number of visitors and participants from a variety of industries in Qatar as well as SME’ ......read more

Harvey Nichols at Doha Festival City    Doha, Qatar- November 14, 2019:    In an intimate workshop, Tom Daxon showcased his full collection of unique fragrances including favourites Iridium, VSOP and Resin Sacra to select VIP guests at Harvey Nichols Doha.   13 November 2019, Doha, Qatar- International fragrance creator, and founder of Tom Daxon British Fragrance House, Tom Daxon visited Harvey Nichols Doha, an international fashion retailer at Doha Festival City for an exclusive showcase of his signature collections. Tom Daxon hosted loyal VIP customers, media and beauty influencers to a unique workshop, sharing his journey and inspirations in creating ......read more

Four winners were honored during the launch of Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference in its fifth edition   Doha, Qatar - 12 November 2019 - Qatar Development Bank (QDB) announced yesterday winners of the second edition of Qatar Entrepreneurship Award ‘Rowad Award 2019’, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Amir of the state of Qatar. The four winners of the competition were announced at the launch of Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference in its fifth edition, which is held on November 12, 13 and 14 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. The ceremony was attended by HE Mr Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 12 November 2019:    Qatar Post has successfully received ISO 27001:2013 certification for its implementation of Information Security Management System (ISMC), boosting customer confidence with its robust new protective measures of personal and commercial records.  ISO 27001:2013 is an international recognized framework that helps organizations become more resilient and responsive to information security threats.  Faleh Al Naemi, chairman and managing director of Qatar Post, said:  “This award is more evidence that Qatar Post is meeting rigorous international standards in ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of ......read more

Qatar -  November 11, 2019:    Qatar Finance and Business Academy in collaboration with Northumbria University (QFBA-Northumbria) took part in Qatar Sustainability Week, an annual event aimed to engage the community in a wide range of sustainability related activities, in line with actualizing the sustainable development pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030.  During Qatar Sustainability Week, Qatar Finance and Business Academy in collaboration with Northumbria University successfully led an initiative titled “QFBA-NU Goes Plastic Free” aimed to reduce the usage of single use plastic cups, instead  promoting sustainable and environmentally friendly ......read more

10 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Msheireb Museums, the four revived historic Qatari heritage houses in the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, launched yesterday a three-day workshop on education through Museums, in collaboration with the Committee for Education and Cultural Action (CECA).  Titled “When theory meets hands-on activities – Museum education practical approaches”, the workshop is designed for specialists, teachers, educators at large, as well as fans and friends of the museums, in Qatar and abroad, to learn how to develop a more participative educational practice in museums. The workshop consists of discussions, case studies, lectures a ......read more

November 07, 2019:    AIGNER’s tribute to absolute femininity, Aprilia is defined by the delicateness that inches every element of its detail. Set in graceful silhouette, the timepiece harbours one of most exquisite dials ever designed by AIGNER. White Camellias – symbolic of love and adoration— festoons the pearlised canvas of the dial that is outlined by a sparkling trail of glitter and metallic indices.  Special mention has to be given to the bracelet that juxtaposes the suppleness of the dial by lending a subversive aesthetic. The band of graphic monograms, intercepting the metal bracelet, renders playfulness that stops the timepiece from being ......read more

Doha, 06 November 2019:   As part of its expansion plan, Powerhouse Gym Qatar, the leading gym and fitness centers in Doha, celebrated yesterday the official opening of its new branch in Tawar Mall. The celebration welcomed the gym loyal members, business partners, and respected media representatives. Powerhouse Gym Qatar, celebrated the occasion with a distinctive event hosted by the Gym’s General Manager Mr. Adel Al Ansari, where guest along with media members, were introduced to the gym’s state of the art facilities and equipment.  The gym is equipped with the best in class and market machines to the highest worldwide quality and standards. In addit ......read more

6 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Award-winning Cantonese restaurant, Hakkasan Doha is launching an updated brunch menu, as well as all new Saturday dim sum lunch from 25 and 26 October 2019. Hakkasan’s updated brunch menu includes favourites such as signature Peking duck, an expansive selection of steamed and baked sim sum, authentic wok dishes, and finishes with a chef’s selection of seasonal desserts. Hakkasan Doha is also launching a new Saturday dim sum lunch menu to provide diners with a unique dining experience, specifically highlighting the eclectic selection of our dim sum menu. Meaning “touching the heart” in Cantonese, all dim sums fro ......read more

Enjoy new and revamped dishes from the A’ La Carte or Early Bird Menus   6 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Pearl Social, a contemporary British restaurant by international restaurateur and four-time Michelin Star Chef Jason Atherton, announced the launch of new A La Carte and Early Bird menu to be served daily under the culinary direction of Executive Chef Steve Gibbs.    The revamped A La Carte menu builds on the innovative cuisine Atherton is renowned for, offering modern international signature dishes with a strong British flavour. The combination of new additions and enhanced favourites brings guests a rich culinary feast featuring a variety of starters ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 06 November 2019:   al Khaliji Commercial Bank P.Q.S.C (al khaliji), Qatar’s next generation bank, sponsored the Asia Pacific Management Accounting Association Conference (APMAA) 2019 hosted by Qatar University, from November 2nd to November 5th, 2019. The conference brings together distinguished scientists, researchers, and economists from 36 countries under the theme of “Management Accounting and Finance in the 21st Century: Challenges and Perspectives”.  Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud Al-Thani, the Governor of Qatar Central Bank, APMAA is being held for the first time in the Middle East, with an aim to sup ......read more

Doha, 4 Nov 2019:  Qatar Insurance Company, the leading insurer in the Middle East and North Africa region is once again recognized as the “Top Investment House” during a survey conducted by The Asset magazine in collaboration with Benchmark Research. The survey ranked top investment houses in Asian G3 bonds (issued by Asian issuers in USD, EUR and JPY) based on the number of votes won by their investors.   More than 377 different institutions including asset managers, hedge funds, private banks, banks, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds were evaluated and shortlisted during the survey. The ranking methodology used for the survey was based on the n ......read more

The 9th Graduation Ceremony of Qatar International Beauty Academy (QIBA) saw 32 Qatari females graduating among 59 students this year in an event that showcased their talents and achievements   Doha, Qatar: 3 November 2019:   Qatar International Beauty Academy (Tajmeel), a project developed by Social Development Center (Nama) , celebrated the graduation of a new batch of 59 hair and beauty specialists certified with the highest international diplomas.  The graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday 29th October at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) on the last day of the 16th edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition.  59 female students ......read more

As part of The Love Tour, The Color Run will fill Qatar with colors and positive energy   31 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:    The Color Run presented by Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First, an initiative of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, is returning to Doha on Saturday 25 January 2020 at the Qatar National Convention Centre. As part of the worldwide “Love Tour”, the fun-filled day will be spreading joy and raising awareness of the health benefits of keeping an active lifestyle.    The sixth edition of the Color Run in Qatar enjoys the fun spirit that the event is known for all around the world. Participants will be soaked in bright colors ......read more

More than 200 brands participated from Qatar alone representing an 18% increase from the Autumn/Winter 2018 edition More than 25 leading international brands participated including Malo from Italy, Bocan from Turkey and Beenas from India     Doha, Qatar – 31 October 2019:   The 16th edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition attracted more than 12,000 visitors throughout the 5-day event, organisers have announced.    Bringing together aspiring designers, fashion enthusiasts and influencers, this year the exhibition showcased more than 25 international brands of Abayas and modest fashion collections with more than 250 local, regio ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 31 October 2019:   Sidra Medicine successfully conducted four live surgeries on day one of its first international workshop on reconstructive pediatric urology.  The pediatric surgeries were performed by Prof. Pippi Salle, Division Chief of Urology at Sidra Medicine and chair of the workshop organizing committee as well as world-renowned international surgeons Dr. Warren Snodgrass and Dr. Nicole Bush. Dr. Warren Snodgrass and Dr. Nicole Bush are joint founders of the Hypospadias Specialty Center in Texas, U.S.A.  The surgeries were streamed live from Sidra Medicine’s Operating Rooms to more than 150 international delegates at the hospital&r ......read more

Utah company creating onboarding training for luxury clinic in Qatar American Fork, Utah - October 31, 2019 - eLearning Brothers announced a major new contract with Alfardan Medical and Northwestern Medicine. The eLearning Brothers custom solutions team will be creating a comprehensive online training program to prepare newly hired healthcare professionals, leaders, and employees to deliver the most advanced, patient-centric care with service excellence on day-one of the Alfardan Medical with Northwestern Medicine (AMNM) facility opening and beyond. Alfardan Group and Northwestern Medicine first announced the new ambulatory care center in early 2019.  Mr. Omar Hussain Al Fardan ......read more

Qatar - 30 October 2019:   Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, wrapped up last Thursday a successful participation in Cityscape Qatar 2019 as thousands of visitors flocked to the modern booth to enquire and register their interest about the company’s offerings and projects. .  During the exhibition, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Minister of Transport and Communications, HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, and the Minister of Commerce and Industry, HE Mr Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, visited Msheireb Properties on the opening day. There were also visits from ......read more

October 30, 2019:  Compass International School Doha (Compass) students will take part in a swimming challenge to swim across Qatar on Sunday, 3 November to Thursday, 7 November. Believed to be the first swimming challenge of its kind in Qatar, students at the school’s Gharaffa campus will swim 90,000 metres or 6,429 lengths of the school pool to raise awareness of the UNICEF Global Goals, Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being. Compass International School Doha has a unique collaboration with UNICEF and through this collaboration, students are encouraged to research, develop and debate solutions to challenges facing society.  Compass has a strong sense of community and thi ......read more

QIC Group reports net profit growth of 6% to QAR 500 million for the first nine months of 2019  Doha, 29 October 2019 -  Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the Middle East North African (MENA) region yesterday announced its financial results for the first nine months ended September 30, 2019. Following a meeting of the Board of Directors, which was presided over by Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed bin Ali Al-Thani, Chairman & Managing Director of the Board of Directors, the Board approved the financial results. The MENA markets continued to produce stable premiums with underwriting profitability, weathering geopolitical headwinds in the region. QIC Grou ......read more

More than 250 local, regional and international brands of abayas and modest fashion brands from 11 countries on display at 16th HeyaThe Region’s foremost Arabian fashion exhibition creates a valuable platform for Qatari entrepreneurs with the participation of key industry players    Doha, Qatar, 29 October 2019:   The 16th edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition presents visitors with more than 250 fashion brands from Qatar and around the world to explore and shop at. Complementing a wealth of quality Qatari collections, brands from the Middle East, Europe, Asia and North Africa are also participating at the exhibition, including; neighboring Kuwa ......read more

THE ALCHEMISTʼS GARDEN INTRODUCING THE LUXURY COLLECTION: THE ALCHEMISTʼS GARDEN   October 28, 2019:    “The idea that some primary scents of perfumery, like the essences of the flowers, the green scent of some plants could be joined to atmospheres, linked to memories. And also link to the idea that a perfume in an alchemical way can through a scent bring you back to a different place, through a sense so strong and so important for every human being,” Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele. Wrapped up in a place, a person, and a moment, scent tethers itself inextricably to emotion. Fragrance is the score to experiences that solder to ......read more

Doha, Qatar – October 09, 2019 – As Qatar’s leading Managed IT, Colocation and Cloud services provider, MEEZA demonstrates its specialist knowledge at QITCOM 2019 - the prestigious and largest digital networking event hosted at Qatar National Convention Center from 29 October until 1 November. Acting as Pearl Sponsor to this year’s fifth edition, it will reveal expertise on Smart Cities capabilities, Recovery as a Service (RECaaS), Advanced Security Services and Cloud Services. In line with the cooperation of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and supporting Qatar’s National Vision 2030, MEEZA is committed to aiding the knowledge-based society and Smar ......read more

Doha, 26 October 2019:   Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) has announced the successful completion of its series titled “Coffee with the CEO”, a part of its Kawader program for professional development. The series aimed to enage young Qatari professionals in open dialogue with leading CEOs from across the financial services sector in Qatar, within a casual and free environment.  Through this series, QFBA was able to successfully aid in shaping the future of young Qatari professionals in their respective careers, moreover providing a platform for them to learn from industry pioneers how to lead a successful career in their future endeavors.  ......read more

Held under the patronage of Her Excellency, Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani First Hijabi top-model, Halima Aden, hosts a talk during the grand opening Day 1 concludes with a fashion show from designers; Tahani Al Otaibi, Apple Wang, Al Baccarat Fashion, Bebe Collection, Sweet Dolce, Lialy Line and Kyra.   Doha, Qatar, 26 October 2019:   Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition officially opened its doors today, by Ibtihaj Al Ahmadani, Executive Board Member at Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, under the patronage of Her Excellency, Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives f ......read more

26 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Harvey Nichols, Doha’s ultimate fashion, beauty and lifestyle destination, announced the launch of their mid-season sale. From the 24th October customers will be able to receive special offers in store of up to 30% off selected brands across womenswear, menswear, kidswear, fashion accessories and the beauty department.    David Cairnduff, General Manager of Harvey Nichols Doha said that “The mid-season sale includes some of the most sought-after collections in our store; this is the best way to prepare your Autumn Winter wardrobe. Our team of stylists look forward to welcoming fashion lovers to Harvey Nichols Doha ......read more

October 24, 2019:  Regional luxury fragrance distributor, Das Elite, recently announced the launch of La Closerie des Parfums in the UAE. An exceptionally refined range of luxury perfumes, La Closerie des Parfums takes its name from those Parisian gardens that combine refinement of senses with the play of the imagination.  Seven fragrances make up the La Closerie des Parfums collection. These unique creations offer an olfactory journey to both men and women. Its perfumes are crafted to clothe both the emotions and the skin, providing the best beauty experience possible in the great French tradition of personal fragrance. The pleasant textures and incredible lasting power are a w ......read more

The Flying Collection from Memo Paris makes its debut at Harvey Nichols Doha   Doha, Qatar:   On the 23rd October 2019, Memo Paris and Harvey Nichols Doha unveiled the Flying collection. Available exclusively in Harvey Nichols Doha, the collection is comprised of four fragrances each unique and with its own travel themed story behind it.  The launch of the collection was attended by co-founder of Memo International; John Molloy. John and his wife Clara created Memo Paris in 2007 and had a vision to create fragrances as a journey for the wearer, enabling them to unlock memories of past adventures. The Flying collection is an addition to the current collection ......read more

Halima Aden will Host a Talk on the First Day of Heya on her Journey to Success and the Rise of Modest Fashion on the International Fashion Scene   Doha, Qatar:  23 October 2019:   Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition, in its 16th edition, will welcome model Halima Aden as special guest to the opening of the Arabian Fashion Exhibition on Friday, 25th October 2019.  Halima Aden will be flown in by Qatar Airways to attend the showcasing of the latest Arabian and modest fashion and will participate in a discussion on women’s empowerment in fashion and the arts on the first day of the exhibition.  Aden, a Somali-American model, made history as the fir ......read more

Doha, 23 October, 2019:   The Extraordinary General Assembly of Qatar Insurance Company was held yesterday under the chairmanship of H.E. Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Attiyah, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. The assembly approved the proposed amendment of three Articles of the company's Articles of Association to be as follows: Article (6): “All shares of the company are nominal shares. Except the State of Qatar's government, public authorities, corporations, its affiliated entity and General Retirement & Social Insurance Authority (Civil & Military Pension Fund), no natural or judicial person shall own more than Five percent (5%) of the shares of the ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 22, 2019:   Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) has announced yesterday the launch of its new state-of-the art project: ‘Corniche Park Towers’, managed by its subsidiary Tarweej investment company (TIC) during its participation in the 8th edition of Cityscape Qatar.  Commenting on this announcement, H.E Sheikh Abdulrahman Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman said: “Having launched the highly-anticipated project during the prestigious Cityscape Qatar exhibition was a pivotal moment for QIMC. We have eagerly awaited the official unveiling of the Corniche Park Towers project through which we strive to cater for the ......read more

One month free rent for residential registration of interest during Cityscape Qatar 2019 22 October 2019:   During Cityscape Qatar 2019, Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, showcased residential and commercial offerings from Msheireb Downtown Doha, Qatar’s latest destination for leisure, living and business.  Potential residents, retailers and interested parties can visit the Msheireb Properties booth to meet with the team on the ground and learn more about unique opportunities on offer in Msherieb Downtown Doha at competitive prices, located in key locations in the heart of Doha.  Following t ......read more

October 22, 2019:    Compass International School Doha (Compass) is delighted to announce that two students have been awarded ‘Top in Qatar’ by Cambridge International Education for the highest mark in Qatar for IGCSE subjects.  Noemi Pajak-Grigorean achieved the highest mark in Qatar in the Art and Design IGCSE and Ada Egilmez was the top student in Qatar in the Coordinated Science IGCSE. This is the second year in a row that Compass students at the Madinat Khalifa Campus have achieved the highest mark in Coordinated Science in Qatar. The school’s science department continues to go from strength to strength with 47% of IGCSE students achieving A* to A ......read more

Doha, 22 October2019:  Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in collaboration with Northumbria University participated in this year’s University Expo, which took place over a two-day period from October 16-17, 2019 at Doha Exhibition and Conference Centre (DECC) to raise awareness to the public on the university’s programs and finance related degrees.  With a greater aim to raise awareness on the importance of higher education, QFBA-Northumbria united parents and students with admission officials to answer any inquiries about their university education and their respective academic and professional future.  University Expo Qatar targets students aged ......read more

Residential and commercial opportunities in key locations at the heart of Doha 22 October 2019:   During the first day of Cityscape Qatar 2019, Msheireb Properties, Qatar’s national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, announced their latest new development, Zulal Wellness Resort, the new wellness destination in Qatar, is slated to open in the second quarter of 2020, in collaboration with market-leading wellness brand, Chiva-Som International Health Resort.  Chiva-Som is known around the world for their flagship resort in Hua Hin,n Thailand.  The collaboration with Msheireb Properties is the first management and operating con ......read more

Opulence and performance   October 20, 2019:    SAINT HONORE launched the designs of the Haussman line in 2007 after noticing a great public interest in watches with powerful graphic designs. Today, the line has matured, and SAINT HONORE is now bringing it a youthful update to make it a timeless icon and even an essential fashion accessory. The watchmaker has also chosen to emphasise the power of its geometric shape, taking the finesse of its cases a notch further while introducing a ladies timepiece that is inched in diamonds and mother-of-pearl. In the gents collection, the elegant 43 mm stainless steel case, the blue dial with a “Clous de Paris” deco ......read more

Msheireb Properties Participates in Nationwide efforts to raise awareness on the fight against the disease 20 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, announced a series of internal and external activations as the company participates in the nationwide efforts to raise awareness on Breast Cancer during the month of October. Last week, Msheireb Properties lit up the facades of Barahat Msheireb and Msheireb Museums in pink in recognition of the cause. Company employees also received an informative card on Breast Cancer. On 28 October, the company is hosting a dedicated internal session for ......read more

8 – 9 November 2019 at the Opera House, Katara Cultural Village The notable West End Musical by Dana Alfardan and Nadim Naaman based on Khalil Gibran’s Poetic Novel is coming to its second home Qatar ​ 19 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Broken Wings, a West End Musical composed by Dana Al Fardan, a notable Qatari female musician, composer, songwriter and artist, will be in Qatar this November.  Dana will be accompanied by West End star Nadim Naaman, also the co-writer of Broken Wings. The musical will be performed for two days from 8 – 9 November 2019 at Doha’s prestigious Opera House, located at Katara Cultural Village. Broken Wings ......read more

October 19, 2019:    The University Expo Qatar is the only event of its kind in Qatar. A two-day exhibition for students aged 16+, as well as their parents; school counsellors; principals and career advisors.   With inspirational talks, seminars, opportunities to discuss education and career choices with local and international universities and higher education institutions, this event will be an experience like no other.   Professionals who are considering furthering their executive education, will also be able to find their pick of the most prestigious postgraduate courses.   In its 9th edition, University Expo Qatar gives students and parents the ......read more

Everything you need for your home, all located under one roof   19 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for shopping and entertainment, announced a month long Gifts and Homeware Festival from 15 October to 15 November 2019 witnessing the participation of more than 25 Homeware, Furniture, and Home Accessories brands and retailers, who will also offer valuable prizes, giveaways and vouchers from the Magic Buzz Box VR game, exclusively for Festival City shoppers.  The festival was launched earlier with a fantastic social media campaign titled “Habibi, I want to change the house” invi ......read more

The 16th Edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition Showcases the Latest in Modest-Wear Fashion with More than 250 Brands Doha, Qatar:  17 October 2019:   Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition, Qatar’s most popular showcase of abayas and traditional Arabian attire, will return for its 16th edition this month with a rich program of more than 20 fashion shows, seminars, designer workshops and 250+ brands participating in this exciting array of fashion.   Held under the patronage of Her Excellency, Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the exhibition will be held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) between 25-29 October 2019. The ......read more

• Net profit of QAR 497 million, an increase of 6% year on year • Net Interest Income of QAR 739 million, improving +6% year on year • Operating expenses flat at QAR 247 million, resulting in a cost/income ratio of 27.5% • Impairments decreased by 15% year on year • Loans and Deposits increased by 3% and 7% quarter on quarter   Doha, Oct 17, 2019:  Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2019, reporting a year to date Net Profit of QAR 497 million. These results reflect an increase in operating income by growing assets, effectively managing margins, and a reduction in impair ......read more

At Carnegie Mellon Qatar’s Dean’s Lecture Series, H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani highlights role of universities in developing banking sector DOHA, QATAR - October 15, 2019:  During a lecture at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani discussed Qatar’s strategy to promote the growth of financial technology (fintech) in the local banking sector. Al-Thani is the governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and an expert in Qatar’s financial industry. Al-Thani noted the forces that are reshaping the traditional model of banking, including globalization, technology, and the shifting preferences of customers. ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 15, 2019:   Alfardan Group has announced its appointment of Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty as the exclusive sales agency for The Residences at The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, its branded luxury properties at The Pearl, Qatar.    Since construction works for The Residences commenced in 2018, Alfardan Group has made steadfast progress in the completion of the master development. The group’s partnership with Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty marks another milestone toward the launch of the exclusive destination.  A leading high-end property international brokerage firm around the globe, Sotheby’s ......read more

At the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre Two full days showcasing everything related to undergraduate and graduate, local and international education  (Doha, Qatar – 14 October 2019) University Expo (UniExpo) 2019, aimed at students aged 16+, their parents, school counsellors, principals and career advisors, as well as professionals looking to advance their academic credentials, opens tomorrow -16 October- to 17 October 2019 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, hall 5, from 8am to 1pm, and from 5pm to 9pm.  Bringing everything on and around undergraduate and graduate all in one place, Uni Expo 2019 will to host inspirational seminars and a huge numbe ......read more

Exclusive displays, offers, prizes and the latest collections from Homeware Retailers will be on display at Doha Festival City from 15 October to 15 November  14 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for shopping and entertainment, is celebrating Homeware, Furniture, and Home Accessories starting this October during its Gift and Homeware Festival. The best and biggest brands and retailers specialised in house decorations and furnishings, will offer the widest collections, with valuable prizes, giveaways and vouchers from the Magic Buzz Box VR game, exclusively for Festival City shoppers.  From 15 Octo ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 14, 2019:    Msheireb Properties, a national real estate development company and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, announced yesterday its participation in Cityscape Qatar in its 8th edition, from 22 – 24 October 2019 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, booth D.25. Cityscape Qatar is the only real estate event in the state of Qatar offering unparalleled investment opportunities for the local and international real estate market. The event enables investors, buyers and industry professionals to engage and discuss business opportunities in a dynamic environment.  Msheireb Properties is keen on being present at events that e ......read more

The new community partnership will contribute to the development of fintech-related cooperation between Qatar and Sweden   Doha, Qatar – 13 October 2019:  Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has officially announced a new community partnership between Qatar FinTech Hub and Findec, the Swedish hub for fintechs.  Outlining the objectives and measures of the new partnership, a memorandum of understanding was signed on 6 October 2019 between Qatar FinTech Hub, represented by Mr Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa, Chairman of Qatar National FinTech Task Force and Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Development Bank, and Mr Anders Norlin, Chief Executive Officer of Findec. The ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 13 October 2019 – Barwa Bank announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shariah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.  As the draw results showed, the bank clients Aisha Jolo and Najat Al-Muslemani each won a cash prize of 50,000 Qatari Riyals. Also, a cash prize worth 25,000 Qatari Riyals was awarded to Maryam Al-Saadi and Fahad Al Malki. The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. On a monthly basis, there are 42 winners per draw for the cash prize of 5,000 Qatari R ......read more

Qatar's fastest-growing Sports, Fitness and Health podcast, "Sit Down with Seth" continues on its mission to inspire fitness and an active lifestyle, and with that, this month the podcast and its comedic host Seth, are fittingly promoting changing lives through fundraising its initiative for Breast Cancer Awareness. As Doha's first podcast dedicated to all things for an active lifestyle within Qatar, Sit Down with Seth is a key go-to platform that streams on the Facebook channel of market leaders Force Sport, and as such every Friday morning for the month of October, the platform will capture Seth competing in the global CrossFit Games Open. Kicking off on October 10, ......read more

  Cuisine Sleek Contemporary Restaurant Modern/Mediterranean/British Cuisine Promotion Steak Night   About Enjoy Steak Night Every Thursday :   Steak Menu: 1 Starter, 1 Steak Main, Sauce of choice, 2 Sides and 1 Dessert + 1 glass of wine Average Cost QAR 260 per person Time Every Thursday 7pm to 11:45pm How to Book   www.pearlsocialdoha.com, reservations@pearlsocialdoha.com   Tel :974 4035 5300 ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 10 October 2019:  On the occasion of “World Post Day”, celebrated annually on October 9, Qatar Post shared its multifaceted program aimed at familiarizing the general public with the various functions of the postal sector, its products and services as well as at raising awareness as to the history and the evolution of Qatar Post. Commenting on this occasion, Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Post, Mr. Faleh Al Naemi said:  “Since its inception, Qatar Post has made a continuous effort to evolve and modernize its products, services and offerings.  Driven by an ambitious vision to expand our reach globally, our efforts have been gea ......read more

9 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Barahat Msheireb is the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, the world’s smartest and most sustainable fully built city district, developed by Msheireb Properties.   Barahat Msheireb takes its name from the word “Al Baraha”, which means in Arabic an open space for socialisation and networking. It is developed to be the centre point of the district offering 11 niche retail and al fresco casual and fine dining options, anchored by the Cultural Forum building and the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, Doha hotel.  This piazza-style square is the largest open-air covered square in the Middle East featuring the biggest ret ......read more

Ashton Eaton, Stefan Holm and Mike Powell meet and greet sports fans 08 October 2019, Doha, Qatar--- Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for entertainment, and a National Supplier of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, welcomed famous world athletes, last weekend, during the wrap up event of the popular Mini Athletics Championship Competitions, creating a memorable experience for shoppers and visitors.  Meeting and greeting fans at Doha Festival City, two-time Olympic Champion, Ashton Eaton, as well as Gold and Silver Olympic Medal high jumper, Stefan Holm, and two-time track and field World Champion, Mike Powell, engaged with the co ......read more

Findings discussed during “Women in Cultural Leadership” forum at the Museum of Islamic Art Doha, Qatar, October 9, 2019:   UCL Qatar hosted a panel discussion titled “Women in Cultural Leadership” at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) on 8 October 2019. The event brought together speakers from some of Qatar’s most iconic cultural institutions to discuss the significant impact women leaders have on the rapid development of the museum and cultural sector in Qatar. Participants included Sheikha Reem Al-Thani, Director of Exhibitions at Qatar Museums (QM), Shaikha Nasser Al-Nassr, Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at MIA, and Clemence Bergal, Hea ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 08, 2019:   As part of its ambitious expansion plans in Qatar, Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) has announced the opening of a new branch under its network in the Khalifa area.  The launch of the Madinat Khalifa Branch was announced in a ceremony attended by Qatar Post Chairman and Managing Director Faleh al-Naemi, as well as several senior officials, departmental heads and directors. This latest Branch opening is part of a transformation drive that Qatar Post has undertaken since it launched its nationwide re-branding campaign two years ago.  When several branches were re-opened with state-of-the-art facilities and several products ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 07, 2019:   In 2019, in light of continuous demand for growth and sustainability of businesses and their needs across Qatar’s various sectors and industries, Qatar Finance and Business Academy’s (QFBA) relationship management team ventured into new markets, providing much needed development towards it’s clientele. Through these new ventures QFBA was able to achieve 25% growth in new clients.  QFBA’s clientele growth includes leading institutions and organizations across various sectors in Qatar such as, financial services, health care, charity, telecommunications and higher education.  Equally remarkable is the ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 06, 2019:   Celebrating over a decade of continued success and significant expansion in Qatar, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company Q.P.S.C. launched a nationwide campaign on the occasion of its 14th anniversary, rewarding its customers for their loyalty and trust. The 14-week promotional campaign fittingly reflects the number of years celebrated and will run from September 29, 2019 until January 4,2020. Spanning across Al Meera branches – with the exception of Maar and WHSmith branches – it will offer Al Meera Rewards members the chance to win big prizes in a series of raffle draws. The Meera Rewards program aims to give back to loyal customers ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 6 October 2019:   Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, has extended its support to EHSAN Center, a Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) affiliate, under its ongoing CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) program and community outreach efforts that are focused on helping underserved segments and contributing to shared humanitarian missions.  Since its establishment, EHSAN’s charitable and voluntary work have focused on the provision of initiatives and programs to empower Qatar’s elderly community, rally younger generations in their support, and drive opportunities to strengthen social ......read more

Experts and Advocates Discuss Achievements, Ongoing and Future Challenges Surrounding the Right to Education Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 06, 2019:     Following Education Above and Human Rights Council gathered some of the world’s most leading experts and advocates to discuss the current state of affairs regarding the right to education.  Focused on ways to elevate the issue as fundamental human right and with an emphasis on celebrating achievements but also looking at some of the seemingly intractable challenges the roundtable discussion featured a variety of perspectives and dynamic ideas. EAA co-hosted the roundtable in cooperation with ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 03 2019:   Qatar Postal Service Company (Qatar Post) has been recognized as the best postal services company in 2018 in the conservation and sustainable development sector. The award was allotted to Qatar Post in recognition of its continuous efforts, programs and initiatives towards energy conservation and dedication to reducing its own carbon footprint. The ceremony was held as a part of Expo 2019, in Amsterdam the Netherlands.  Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Post, Mr. Faleh Al Naemi proudly accepted the award on behalf of Qatar Post, during a ceremony attended by over 200 postal services companies world-wide.  On this occasion, ......read more

First Ever Deep Facial Cleansing and Firming Massage in One Smart Device   October 03, 2019:    Swedish beauty and wellbeing brand FOREO has announced a landmark addition to its LUNA family of cleansing devices - the highly anticipated LUNA 3.    The new LUNA 3 is the first ever skincare device on the market that combines an ultra-soft, hygienic cleanse with a variety of targeted firming massage routines all controlled via the FOREO app.   Demand for this latest beauty upgrade is high with more than 20 million customers globally currently using a FOREO LUNA as the foundation to their cleansing routine. The Swedish brand has come a long way sinc ......read more

The “Sport for Peace Awards” project is expected to have extensive global impact. October 02, 2019:    Reaching to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in line with its goal to fly every corner of the world, Turkish Airlines carries its active stance in the development of its flight network to collaborating with prominent global brands, organizations and NGOs to reach different societies and communities around the world. On Wednesday, September 25th, the national flag carrier took another step in this direction as it put its signature to an important collaboration with United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), the leading Un ......read more

#GenerationAmazing October 02, 2019:    Generation Amazing's football for development programme is being rolled out in 70 primary schools across Qatar and Oman following the completion of 'train the trainer' sessions in both countries. Thousands of children aged 8-12 will now benefit from the programme, which aims to teach life skills through football. They will learn about teamwork, communication, respect and leadership. Generation Amazing, launched during Qatar's bid for the FIFA World Cup™ in 2010, aims to empower and educate young people as part of the legacy of the first tournament in the Middle East. Nasser Al Khori, Generation Amazing Progra ......read more

Maison de Sushi makes Asian-food fans happy with a New Set Menu, a Spicy Noodles Challenge and a Grand Raffle Draw 1 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for entertainment and dining, announced another exclusive offer for its visitors from Maison de Sushi, a Sushi and Thai Restaurant located on the first floor at Doha Festival City.  To celebrate the launch of its new menu, Maison de Sushi will be hosting an amazing buffet promo with a Grand Raffle Draw, and a Spicy Noodle challenge. Known for its fun family activities and unique experiences, Maison de Sushi brought customers the Spicy Noodles Challenge, las ......read more

October 01, 2019:    Most of us are affected by different skin concerns at some time in our life. This can be because of the change of season, hormones or it can even be a random bad skin week. And just like everything in our make-up bag, one size does not always fit all and a single type of mask will not address all your skin concerns.    So, if you are looking to amp up your skincare routine, multi-masking is the perfect solution!  The best part? The combinations are endless!   With Sukin’s range of masques, it is possible to target all your combination skincare concerns at once. A multi-masque can be done once a week, so it’s the perfe ......read more

Pioneering format creates guide in a week-long Book Sprint    Qatar - October 01, 2019:    UCL Qatar, Qatar University Library and the British Library produced the first international guide on setting up Cultural Heritage Innovation Labs following an intense Book Sprint workshop. The week-long race to create the guide brought together authors, academics and experts from around the world to share their experiences in setting up, using and running Cultural Heritage Innovation Labs.  An innovation lab is a semi-autonomous organisation that engages diverse participants in open collaboration for the purpose of creating and sampling radical solutions to pre-identi ......read more

The destination marks a milestone development for the Sultanate’s thriving hospitality market, and the first for the iconic St. Regis brand in Oman The launch of the prestigious destination was held under the patronage of Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan, His Highness Sayyid Asaad bin Tariq al Said   October 01, 2019:    Ahead of Oman’s 49th National Day, and in light of the significant strides the Sultanate is making under the wise vision and leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Alfardan Group announced today the debut of The St. Re ......read more

Doha, 30 September 2019:   Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the leading insurer in the Middle East and North Africa region recently participated in the Doha Women Forum. Themed “Balance for Better”, the event took place at The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa. The forum discussed topics related to inclusiveness of women in every sector, right from politics to sports. The forum also touched upon promoting gender equality, empowering young girls and women through sports and strategies that can facilitate gender balance in organisations. Through its participation, Qatar Insurance has renewed its commitment as a responsible and fair recruiter that complies with global b ......read more

• Gender parity issues takes centre stage at Doha Women Forum 2019 • Doha Women Forum 2019 featured talks by distinguished members of the society    Doha, Qatar, September 29 2019:  Gender Parity was the focus area for the third edition of the Doha Women Forum held today at The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa. The forum saw attendance from diplomats, dignitaries, government representatives as well as prominent members of society.   Qatari Businesswomen Association Vice Chairwoman and Alfardan Group Holding Personal Advisor to the Chairman, Aisha Hussein Alfardan was the key-note speaker at the Forum. She was handed an award by Dr Khaled Al Hajri, who al ......read more

Exclusive menu items offering guests a taste of luxurious Cantonese cuisine 29 September 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Award-winning restaurant Hakkasan Doha, is celebrating -once again Golden Week from 1 to 14 October with a special menu, featuring a variety of timeless traditional Cantonese fine dishes. Golden Week is one of China’s biggest annual seven-day national holiday taking place in October.  It is a popular period of the year when the Chinese people travel significantly around the world to experience luxurious offerings.  Combined with opulent design and intimate ambience, Hakkasan offers a specially created and innovative Golden Week menu. Each dish ......read more

• QICDRC participates as Gold Sponsor at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association 2019 in Seoul, South Korea for the third consecutive year • A seminar on ‘The Rise of Commercial Courts in the Middle East and Asia’ was hosted by QICDRC on the side-lines of the event and featured panellists from various jurisdictions, including Qatar, Singapore and Kazakhstan • This sponsorship supports QICDRC’s continuous efforts to position Qatar as a hub for dispute resolution in the region and advance the nation’s judicial and commercial development strategy through international collaborations   Sunday 29 September – Doha, Qa ......read more

Doha, Qatar, September 29, 2019:   In its continuous efforts to instil a culture of environmental responsibility and sustainability, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C) launched a nationwide recycling initiative in Doha. Across 8 of Al Meera’s branches in Doha, branded recycling machines for plastic and can products are distributed as initial trial, and availed for customers.  This initiative comes under a wider and ambitious environmental drive Al Meera has been spearheading the country, guided by the Qatar National Vision 2030’s four pillars of economic, human, social and environment development, as it expands its footprint across Qatari territory.& ......read more

Doha, Qatar, September 29, 2019:   Three years into the successful launch of its international e-commerce parcel forwarding service, Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) is adding another market to its CONNECTED network for online shoppers in Qatar. Following the UK and the US, Singapore marks the latest virtual address for CONNECTED’s global expansion. With this addition of one of the world’s fastest-growing economies and e-commerce markets to its network, Qatar Post will offer its customers and Qatar’s e-shoppers access to the largest and most established Singaporean online stores and retailers. Through CONNECTED, customers can place their orders t ......read more

Partners focus on how to leverage innovative funding models to support inclusive and equitable access to quality education Qatar, 29 September 2019 - Demonstrating the importance of ensuring that high-level financial commitments are translated into measurable changes, the Education Above All Foundation (EAA) in partnership with Qatar Fund for Development, Islamic Development Bank and other partners gathered a panel of experts and education advocacy leaders for a side event entitled, “Innovative Financing to Address ‘Intractable’ SDG4 Problems,” as part of the United Nations General Assembly, on Thursday, 26 September. One year after announcing its groundbreaki ......read more

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