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Second Ihsaan School for Arab communities in Qatar opens

  The “Second Ihsaan School” for Arab communities in Qatar opened in Doha Sunday. The school has been established in partnership between the Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education to provide appropriate opportunities for children and youth of both sexes, from the Arab communities residing in Qatar, who have been deprived of education …

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Growth seen among Qatar’s tech SMEs, says Qatari entrepreneur

Backed by public and private sector support, Qatar’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) ecosystem has experienced steady growth in the past years, especially in the technology sector, according to a Qatari entrepreneur. Asked about digitisation and use of technology among startups and SMEs in Qatar, hapondo co-founder Abdulla al-Fadhala lauded the government for providing entrepreneurs with incubation facilities, such as …

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QSTP gears up for 3rd edition of Arab Innovation Academy

Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development, and Innovation, is inviting university students from Qatar and the Mena region to apply for the third edition of its Arab Innovation Academy (AIA), the largest entrepreneurship boot-camp of its kind in the region. A collaboration between QSTP and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), the hands-on entrepreneurship programme …

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QSTP extends partnership agreement with Cisco Qatar

Cooperation aims to accelerate digital transformation in Qatar : Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development, and Innovation (QF RDI), today renewed its partnership agreement with Cisco Qatar for a further five years, with the aim of continuing both entities’ commitment to accelerating the pace of digital transformation in Qatar. The partnership was renewed by …

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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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