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Qatar extends incentives for private sectors affected by COVID-19

The local private sectors has been provided with more financial support by the Qatari government as it struggles to navigate through the pandemic. Businesses in the private sector could be exempt from electricity and...

QNB to arrange its first ever green bond investment

  As part of it describes as its commitment to sustainable development, Qatar National Bank Group (QNB) has announced that it has mandated six banks to work together as ‘Joint Lead Managers’ to arrange its...

QDB: applications open for ‘Resilient Award’ for private companies

In an effort to recognise the private sector’s resilience and creativity in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has announced that applications are now open for its ‘Resilient Award.' As the economic...

Qatar housing market – supply much bigger than demand

Research company witnesses high supply of housing units and a slight drop in rent since 2019. There are now some 300,550 residential units in Qatar. That’s according to ValuStrat, a Middle East company providing advisory,...

Qatar Chambers and Pioneers Academy launch online training platform

A digital platform designed with high technical capabilities will soon provide online training programs for employees across the region. As part of Qatar’s 2030 National Vision, Qatar Chambers together with one of the country’s leading...

Qatar’s hospitality sector peaks despite turbulent 2020

Showcasing the country’s resilience, Qatar’s hospitality and real estate sectors have added 988 new hotel keys in the first six months of the current year, with new project plans despite pandemic restrictions and an...

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Qatar housing market – supply much bigger than demand

Research company witnesses high supply of housing units and a slight drop in rent since 2019. There are now some 300,550 residential units in Qatar....

US official claims Qatar blockade to end ‘in weeks’

The United States has expressed hopes for the end of the Saudi-led illegal blockade on Qatar during an event in Washington on Wednesday.  A US...

‘Just an application number’: Frustrated residents left stranded over new Exceptional Entry Permit

Qatar residents have been left stranded abroad and unable to return home to their families and jobs, as complaints over the new Exceptional Entry...

‘Historic’ Afghanistan peace talks commence in Doha

Afghan officials continue negotiating with the Taliban and other factions as Qatar continues its mediation. Afghan government representatives and Taliban members have convened in Doha...