Tag Archives: Qatar

Qatari businesses shifting towards longer-term CSR collaborations, say experts


Key decision-makers from Microsoft, Shell, Qatar Red Crescent Society, and Qatar University weigh in on CSR strategies and trends ahead of 3rd CSR Qatar. Doha, Qatar – As the third edition of CSR Qatar 2015 prepares to get underway in Doha in less than two weeks’ time, key speakers at the country’s flagship conference for CSR and sustainability shared their …

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Qatar’s Former Minister of Energy & Industry Launches Middle East’s First Energy Think Tank

Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Attiyah

The Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development Urges Gulf States to Curtail Domestic Energy Consumption or Risk Losing Critical Export Revenue The Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development, the first think tank of its kind in the Middle East, urged the governments of the region to tackle soaring domestic energy …

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Entrepreneurs network at Qatar business incubation center


QBIC’s announces new initiatives at inaugural Open Day. Qatar’s entrepreneurs were out in record numbers at Qatar Business Incubation Center’s (QBIC) for its first networking event, the QBIC Open Day. About 400 visitors joined for an evening of networking, presentations, panel discussions and product displays. Networking is critical to the success of any entrepreneur, and is facilitated by QBIC’s space …

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Siemens lands €470 million order for substations in Qatar


Largest single order for Siemens WLL in Qatar to date Substations are required for infrastructure development projects due to upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022 and Qatar National Vision 2030 Phase XII is part of the ongoing Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Siemens has executed substations and cabling projects worth €2 billion for Phase V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, and …

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Qatar Development Bank launches International Tender Services for SMEs in Qatar

Abdul Aziz Bin Nasser Al Khalifa

Doha – Qatar Development Bank announced today the launch ofthe International Tender Services, which aims at enhancing the exports sector in Qatar and opening new markets for Qatari SMEs globally. The new service has been launched in cooperation with French company”InfoTrade 2000,” which is considered a global leader in this field. The service aims at providing SMEs in Qatar with …

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Eteach International extends reach to Levant markets


Teachings opportunities in Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Oman and Qatar also increase. Dubai – With the new academic year fast approaching, schools across the region are posting positions for teaching opportunities to coincide with the start of the new academic year; September 2015. Jordan is the latest market to post positions on Eteach International, the Dubai-based branch of …

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GBM launch VersaStack TM Solution to the Gulf in Collaboration with IBM and Cisco


Bringing new levels of ease, efficiency, and versatility to cloud, big data, and enterprise application deployments. Doha – Gulf Business Machines (GBM), the leading provider of customized IT solutions in the Gulf, launched VersaStackTM Solution in partnership with IBM and Cisco at an event in Qatar this week. VersaStack TM Solution is the world’s first integrated infrastructure based on the …

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Texas A&M at Qatar, QBWA to partner to support women engineers and engineering students

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Texas A&M University at Qatar and the Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA) announced signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 24 May in the VIP Majlis in the Texas A&M Engineering Building in Education City. Through this agreement, the branch campus and QBWA will partner to support female students, and to educate girls and their families about engineering to attract more …

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BBC journalists arrested in Qatar for reporting on World Cup labourers

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BBC reporter Mark Lobel and a team of journalists have been arrested in Qatar for reporting on low-paid migrant workers ahead of the World Cup in 2022. Lobel stated, “We were invited to Qatar by the prime minister’s office to see new flagship accommodation for low-paid migrant workers in early May – but while gathering additional material for our report, we …

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Vodafone UNVEILS ITS Fastest data network IN qatar with the widest 4G+ coverage


Vodafone today announced they have the fastest data network in Qatar with the widest 4G+ coverage. The announcement follows a project of substantial upgrades and expansions of their 3G & 4G network. “We are committed to offer people in Qatar the best from one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, Vodafone Group Plc. In the past five months …

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