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Tag Archives: Qatar

Qatar’s Barwa Bank, International Bank of Qatar agree to merge

The unlisted banks will work to complete the necessary steps for the merger, including obtaining regulatory approval, before the end of the year Qatari lenders Barwa Bank and the International Bank of Qatar (IQB) have reached a final merger agreement, creating a combined group with total assets of 80 billion riyals ($22 billion), the banks said on Tuesday. The unlisted …

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Qatar the most entrepreneurial Arab state – Competitiveness Report

Country scores highest of the Arab states on a global index compiled by the IFC, World Bank and the World Economic Forum By Yasmine Saleh, ZAWYA Qatar has the healthiest entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Arab world, according to the new Arab Competitiveness Report 2018. The report, compiled by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Economic Forum and the World …

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SA: New dawn to bring hope for Gauteng residents

The world’s second biggest mobile operator has spent several years selling minority stakes Vodafone said on Monday it would sell its stake in Vodafone Qatar to its joint venture partner, the Qatar Foundation, for 301 million euros ($371 million) but keep its red brand present in the country under a future partnership deal. Qatar has faced an embargo from Arab …

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks pull Qatar higher, big Mobily loss weighs on Saudi

Banks pulled Qatar’s stock market higher in early trade on Monday while Saudi Arabia’s market edged down after a string of second-quarter earnings, with telecommunications firm Mobily plunging on a bigger-than-expected loss. The Qatari index added 0.4 percent as Qatar National Bank climbed 1.0 percent and Masraf Al Rayan rose 0.8 percent. Qatar International Islamic Bank gained 1.4 percent after …

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“Digital Qatar” Offers Huge Opportunities for Growth and Development

Strategic Panel at Euromoney Qatar Conference 2016 will Outline Roadmap for Nation’s Digital Development Doha, Qatar – The State of Qatar’s efforts to digitise its economy and provide more services online is opening a huge range of opportunities for citizens, businesses and the wider region, according to experts set to attend the Euromoney Qatar Conference 2016. Qatar has announced a …

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Qatar’s Ooredoo is world’s fastest fibre operator- Report

New Research Shows that Qatar Leads the World in Fibre Roll-Out, Fibre Take-Up and 4K Services Penetration Qatar’s nationwide fibre network, built primarily upon Ooredoo’s Supernet infrastructure, leads the world in terms of roll-out speed and customer take-up, according to a new report from global consulting group Arthur D. Little. The report, “Race to Next Generation Fibre – Arthur D. …

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Qatar and China will strengthen strategic relationship

Qatar organized “Made in China” exhibition at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre going to be held on 15th to 18th November 2016. The exhibition was attended by H.E. the Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, H.E. the Qatar Central Bank Governor, Qatar Chamber Chairman and other dignitaries from corporates and banks in Qatar. The Deputy …

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Qatar’s premier green building meet to take place next week

Qatar Green Building Conference 2016 to Mark Launch of Qatar Sustainability Week. Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) is preparing to host hundreds of leading environmentalists, academics and sustainability experts from Qatar and around the world at its second annual green building meet entitled, ‘Qatar Green Building Conference 2016 – The Action’. The conference will take place from 13th to 15th …

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Siemens appoints Adrian Wood Qatar CEO

Move comes after four years as head of Kuwait operations New role effective September 1, 2016 Herbert Klausner to replace Wood in Kuwait Siemens has appointed Adrian Wood (50) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company’s operations in Qatar, effective September 1, 2016. Wood assumes his new role after almost four years as CEO of Siemens in Kuwait. He …

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Sabre appoints new country manager to lead its expansion strategy in Qatar

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has appointed Ghassan Abu Khalaf as its new country manager for Qatar, to lead its operations and deploy Sabre’s expansion strategy across the country. With more than 20 years’ experience working for global technology companies in the Middle East, Ghassan’s primary role will be leading the Sabre …

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