Date archive forMay, 2014
Kuwait Finance House
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Kuwait’s bank deposits grow 8.8 pct in March y-on-y

Kuwait Finance House  Private sector and government deposits at local banks climbed to KD 37.5 billion in March 2014, compared with KD 34.49 billion a year earlier, up 8.8 percent, a report by Kuwait Finance House More...

Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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World Bank President to visit Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan

Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will visit Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and Jordan from June 1-4, to focus on the “challenges and opportunities facing the Middle More...

crude oil tanks
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Kuwait crude oil drops 12 cents, stands at USD 104.84 pb

crude oil tanks Kuwaiti crude oil went down in Thursday’s trading, standing at USD 104.84 per barrel, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Friday. It added in a brief statement that the barrel of Kuwait More...

Roads and Transport Authority, RTA
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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RTA switches driving-license renewal from front-end centres to smart channels

Roads and Transport Authority, RTA The Licensing Agency at the Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, will start diverting an array of services in Dubai to innovative and smart channels, starting from June1st. Ahmed More...

Ducab Aluminium
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Ducab Aluminium sets up AED220 million manufacturing facility in Kizad

Ducab Aluminium Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, Kizad, and Ducab Aluminium, provider of cable and wire solutions, recently signed a Musataha agreement which secured Ducab Aluminium a 546,070 square foot plot More...

Emirates to launch second service to Dar-es-Salaam
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Emirates reinforces commitment to Austria with one-off A380 service

Emirates Airline‎ Emirates, a global connector of people and places, operated a one-off A380 service last night to mark its 10-year anniversary and continued commitment to Austria. This important milestone signals More...

Emirates Post Group
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Emirates Post targets 20 per cent increase in international parcels in 2014

Emirates Post Group Emirates Post Group has targeted a 20 per cent rise in international parcel volumes in 2014, driven by lower rates, increased demand from expatriates and faster delivery times due to a strategic More...

The Islamic Development Bank ''IDB''
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Islamic Development Bank signs US$2b agreement with Kazakhstan

The Islamic Development Bank ”IDB” Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and Kazakhstan have signed a US$2 billion framework agreement aimed at enhancing their cooperation within the next three years More...

Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior,
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Saif bin Zayed meets Bahraini counterpart

Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior,  H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, has met with Staff Lt. More...

Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Saif bin Zayed meets Mauritanian Interior Minister

Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, today met with Mauritanian More...

Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC)
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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GOIC: Investments in Gulf Industries Worth $ 369 Billion

Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) The Doha-based Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) has revealed that the GCC industrial base has witnessed a major expansion over the last five years: More...

The Qatar Exchange
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Qatar Stock Exchange Up 2.06%

The Qatar Exchange The Qatar Exchange in the green area on Thursday adding 275.92 points (2.06%) advance to 13,694.19 points from 13,418.27 on Wednesday. The volume of the shares traded up to 73,303,552 from 27,468,261 More...

Turkish-Arab Economic Forum ''TAF-2014''
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Turkish-Arab Economic Forum urges taping investment opportunities

Turkish-Arab Economic Forum ”TAF-2014” The ninth Turkish-Arab Economic Forum (TAF-2014) concluded at the Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus here on Thursday with a call for promoting economic integration and More...

Dr. Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri , The Minister of Transport
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Saudi Transport Minister meets UAE Public Works Minister

Dr. Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri , The Minister of Transport The Minister of Transport Dr. Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri has met in Dubai the Minister of Public Works of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dr. Abdullah More...

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation " SABIC"
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Saudi Ambassador to Japan receives SABIC Chief Executive Officer

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation ” SABIC” Saudi Ambassador to Japan Dr. Abdulaziz bin Abdulsattar Turkistani received at the Embassy here yesterday the Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Basic Industries More...

Emirates Airline
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Emirates Airline ups services to India

Emirates Airline  Emirates Airline will expand its A380 network to 28 destinations when it launches a daily A380 service to Mumbai International Airport on 21st July. The airline said its EK 500 and EK 501 between More...

''ADNOC'' Distribution
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC Distribution receives ISO 27001 certification

”ADNOC” Distribution ADNOC Distribution, of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has received the International Organisation for Standardization Certification (ISO 27001) from BSI Middle East and More...

GASCO
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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GASCO, Huawei to organise conference this Sunday

GASCO Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd., GASCO, is organising a conference this coming Sunday, in cooperation with Huawei. During the conference, Huawei, the global information and communications technology solutions More...

Truck
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Dubai Truck Market to be completed soon

Truck  The General Projects Department of Dubai Municipality has announced that 92% of the work on the Dubai Truck Market has been completed, the finishing process has already started and is progressing smoothly. The More...

United Arab Emirates, Australia
By Staff writer On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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UAE Charge d’Affaires in Australia discusses UAE-Australian relations

United Arab Emirates, Australia Khalifa Saif Al Mazrouei, Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Canberra, Australia, has met with Wyatt Roy, Member of the Australian Parliament, to More...

Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Pink Gold
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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GIRARD-PERREGAUX CHRONO HAWK PINK GOLD

Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Pink Gold Girard-Perregaux’s expertise in manufacturing watches, adds a new addition to the Hawk collection.The note worthy new ambassador boasts a powerful, technical chronograph More...

Central Bank of Kuwait ''CBK''
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Parliament committee discusses CBK budget

Central Bank of Kuwait ”CBK” Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) revenues are estimated by KD 61.777 million (USD 219.01 million) while expenditures were KD 97.607 million (USD 346.04 million), chairman of More...

30-mou
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Ministry of Communication, Royal Mail Sign MoU

Ministry of Communication, Royal Mail Sign MoU The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and the British Royal Mail today signed a memo of understanding (MoU) for the modernization of Qatar Postal More...

Khalid Bin Khalifa Al -Thani, Qatargas Chief Executive Officer
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Qatargas CEO Shares His Views on the Global LNG Market at GECF Lecture

Khalid Bin Khalifa Al -Thani, Qatargas Chief Executive Officer Qatargas Chief Executive Officer, HE Khalid Bin Khalifa Al -Thani has presented Qatargas’ views on the global LNG market fundamentals at the Monthly More...

Qatar Petrochemical Company ''QAPCO''
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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QAPCO, Materia Sign R and D MoU

Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) and technology company Materia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further reinforce their collaborative R and D efforts, and to study the development of the next More...

The Qatar Exchange
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Qatar Stock Exchange Down 0.60%

The Qatar Exchange The Qatar Exchange ended in the red area when trading closed Wednesday at 13,418.27 points (0.60%) down 81.29 points from the previous closing of 13,499.56 points on Tuesday. The volume of shares More...

Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI )
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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QCCI Hosts A Meet Between Qatari Businessmen and Representatives of Italian Companies

Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI ) Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI ) on Wednesday hosted a meeting between a number of Qatari businessmen and private sector officials and representatives More...

Qatar Airways'  flight to Edinburgh was met with a traditional  Scottish bagpipes
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Qatar Airways Commences Service to Edinburgh

Qatar Airways’ flight to Edinburgh was met with a traditional Scottish bagpipes Qatar Airways, the award-winning five-star airline, has today commenced services between Edinburgh and Doha. The inaugural flight, More...

Anas Al-Saleh, Kuwait Minister of Finance
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Kuwait, Paraguay discuss boosting bilateral economic relations

Anas Al-Saleh, Kuwait Minister of Finance Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh met on Wednesday with visiting Speaker of the House of the Congress of Paraguay Don Juan Bartolome Ramirez, during which they discussed More...

the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Saudi Arabia
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Saudi Producing Factories Count 6,670 By End of this year’s 2nd Quarter

the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Saudi Arabia The number of producing factories in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia amounted to (6,670) by the end of the 2nd quarter of this lunar year 1435 AH with a total funding More...

Dr. Fahd bin Abdulrahman Balghunaim, Saudi Minister of Agriculture
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Saudi Agriculture Minister signs more than SR 16 million contract

Dr. Fahd bin Abdulrahman Balghunaim, Saudi Minister of Agriculture The Minister of Agriculture Dr. Fahd bin Abdulrahman Balghunaim signed here today a contract worth SR 16,968,000 with an engineering consulting More...

Al-Tayyar Travel Holding Group
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Al-Tayyar Group of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia acquires a British company at a cost of SR 85 million

Al-Tayyar Travel Holding Group Al-Tayyar Travel Holding Group, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s giant in the field of travel and tourism, announced here today that it has totally acquired the British CTM travel renowned More...

Dr. Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri , The Minister of Transport
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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Saudi Transport Minister chairs meeting of Arab Transport Ministers in Dubai

Dr. Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri , The Minister of Transport The Minister of Transport Dr. Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri chaired in Dubai yesterday the 52nd session of the Executive Office of the Council of Arab More...

Mexico,  Saudi Arabia
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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President of Saudi Chambers Council meets Mexican ambassador

Mexico, Saudi Arabia The President of Saudi Chambers Council, Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdullah Al-Zamil, received here today the Ambassador of the Republic of Mexico to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Jose Arturo Trejo More...

The new the Bentley SUV
By Staff writer On Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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THE BENTLEY SUV: THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

 Exclusive footage of world’s most powerful and luxurious SUV View the latest film at www.NewBentley.com  The countdown to the arrival of the Bentley SUV has begun. Bentley’s craftsmen, designers and engineers More...

Emaar Properties
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Emaar announces intent to list Emaar Malls Group on DFM

Emaar Properties Emaar Properties PJSC (Emaar) today announced its intention for a primary listing of Emaar Malls Group on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). Emaar has received the required approval from the UAE’s More...

khaldoun Tabari, CEO of Drake&Scull
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Drake & Scull International wins AED 110 million MEP contract for Plaza View Development in Abu Dhabi

khaldoun Tabari, CEO of Drake&Scull Drake & Scull International (DSI) PJSC, a regional market leader in the integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of General Contracting, Engineering More...

Nakheel Mall
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Nakheel awards AED1.2 billion contract for construction of Nakheel Mall on Palm Jumeirah

Nakheel Mall Nakheel today announced the award of a contract worth more than AED1.2 billion for the construction of Nakheel Mall – its new, 418,000 square metre retail hub to be built in the heart of Palm Jumeirah More...

Audi A3 Sedan production
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Audi CEO Stadler at Annual General Meeting: “Clear ambition to take first place”

Audi A3 Sedan production The Audi Group is systematically continuing along its path of global growth. In the year to date, the company has already delivered more than 560,000 automobiles to its customers. In order More...

Es'hailSat, Qatar Satellite Company
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Es hailSat Hosts Satellite Technology Panel at Qitcom Conference

Es’hailSat, Qatar Satellite Company Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite today hosted a technology panel session at Qitcom, Qatar’s largest ICT event which is currently taking place in Doha from 26th-28th May More...

''CHRVI''
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Opens CHRVI Expo

”CHRVI” HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani on Monday inaugurated the Qatar International Exhibition for Cooling, Heating, Refrigeration, Ventilation and More...

Government Cloud
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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ICT Qatar Launches Cloud Platform Services

Government Cloud The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (ictQatar) has launched Tuesday a set of cloud services for government agencies. The launch coincided with the Qatar e-Government 2020 Strategy More...

Hamad International Airport ''HIA''
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Hamad International Airport Celebrates its First Day of Full Airline Operations

Hamad International Airport ”HIA” Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar’s new world-class gateway to the world, today marked the transfer of all airlines from Doha International Airport (DIA) with More...

Dr. Mahmoud Abu-Zeid, the President of the Arab Water Council
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Arab Water Council President Warns of Challenges Associated with Increasing Water Demand

Dr. Mahmoud Abu-Zeid, the President of the Arab Water Council HE the President of the Arab Water Council Dr. Mahmoud Abu-Zeid said that the Arab world, which makes up less than 5% of the world population, has only More...

Dr Darwish Alemadi, ''SESRI.. director and Associate VP for Research
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Arab Water Council President Warns of Challenges Associated with Increasing Water Demand

Dr Darwish Alemadi, ”SESRI.. director and Associate VP for Research First-quarter (Q1) findings from the Qatar Quarterly Survey (QQS), an opinion-monitoring poll conducted by Qatar University’s Social More...

Qatar's delegation to the 15th GCC Joint Exhibition
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Partnerships are Key, Say Qatar Delegation Members to 15th GCC Joint Exhibition

Qatar’s delegation to the 15th GCC Joint Exhibition Members of Qatar’s delegation to the 15th GCC Joint Exhibition have highlighted the importance of building constructive partnerships between GCC states More...

"Qatar e-Government''
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Qatar e-Government 2020 Strategy Towards Digital Future As Per “State of the Art” Technology

“Qatar e-Government” The Qatar e-Government 2020 Strategy which HE Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani launched earlier Monday when inaugurating the third edition of Qatar’s More...

Dr. Hessa Al Jaber, Minister of Information and Communications Technology
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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HE ICT Minister Meets Turkish Deputy PM

Dr. Hessa Al Jaber, Minister of Information and Communications Technology  HE Minister of Information and Communications Technology Dr. Hessa Al Jaber met Tuesday with Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc. During More...

Kuwait Stock Exchange
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Kuwait SE ends trading in the green zone

Kuwait Stock Exchange Trading at Kuwait Stock Exchange closed Tuesday with rises recorded in each of its three indices, the price up by 15.7 points, the weighted 3.16 points, and KSX 15 13.7 points. The number of More...

Qatar and France
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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HE Minister of Economy Meets French Senate Delegation

Qatar and France HE Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani met Tuesday with a delegation from the French Senate. They discussed bilateral relations and means to enhance them. More...

Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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HE Minister of Energy Urges Start in GCC Water Link Project

Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry HE Minister of Energy and Industry Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada stressed Tuesday the importance of going through with the GCC water link project, More...

The Qatar Exchange
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Qatar Stock Exchange Up 0.79%

The Qatar Exchange Qatar Exchange pursued its upswing trend on Tuesday adding 106.22 points (0.79%) to advance to 13,499.56 points from 13,393.34 on Monday. The volume of the shares traded up to 37,868,745 from More...

Shaikha Al Bahar, NBK Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer and Saad Al-Khorayef, Al-Khorayef Group Chairman
By Staff writer On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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NBK arranges USD 56.8 mln syndicated facilities for Al Khorayef Group

 Sheikha Al Bahar, NBK Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer and Saad Al-Khorayef, Al-Khorayef Group Chairman   National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) and Al-Khorayef Group, a leading Saudi group, signed on Tuesday More...

the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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HH the Emir Directs to Increase Percentage of Non-Qatari Ownership

the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani who is also President of the Supreme Council For Economic Affairs and Investment (SCEAI) has given HH instructions to raise the More...

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani,  The Minister of Economy and Commerce
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Qatar-GCC Trade Balance at QR43.3 Billion

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, The Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani said Monday that trade balance between the State More...

Qitcom 2014  held  at the Qatar National Convention Centre
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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“QITCOM 2014” Focuses on Innovative Solutions in Communications and Information Technology

Qitcom 2014 held at the Qatar National Convention Centre Qatar’s annual ICT conference and exhibition “QITCOM 2014″ is focussing on a different set of solutions designed to form the future of information More...

Ali Sharif Al Emadi, Minister of Finance
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Minister of Finance Praises Qitcom Role

Ali Sharif Al Emadi, Minister of Finance HE Minister of Finance Ali Sharif Al Emadi said Monday that Qitcom has emerged as one of the most prominent conferences in the Middle-East concerned with the latest technological More...

Dr. Hessa Al Jaber, Minister of Information and Communications Technology
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Communications Minister: Qatar’s Digital Landscape is Healthy and Vibrant

HE Minister of Information and Communications Technology Dr. Hessa Al-Jaber termed the Qatari digital landscape as healthy and vibrant ICT sector due to the existence of legislations that regulate the sector, but More...

Fozi Al-Majdali, Secretary General of Manpower
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Kuwait to hold fair for encouraging young businessmen

Fozi Al-Majdali, Secretary General of Manpower Secretary General of Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fozi Al-Majdali on Monday affirmed significance of the second “forum and thousand’s More...

Sharjah Expo Centre.
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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15th GCC Joint Expo kicks off in Sharjah with Kuwaiti participation

the Expo Centre Sharjah. The 15th GCC Joint Exhibition kicked off here on Monday with a major Kuwaiti participation from governmental and private sectors, as well as 200 Gulf exhibitors, and a significant number More...

the Second Arab Water Conference
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Kuwaiti minister arrives in Qatar for Arab water conference

the Second Arab Water Conference Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works and Minister of Electricity and Water Abdelaziz Abdelletif Al-Ibrahim arrived in the Qatari capital late on Monday to take part in the Second More...

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's Hatta pipeline project.
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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DEWA records remarkable progress on water distribution pipelines project in Hatta

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s Hatta pipeline project.  Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has achieved remarkable progress on its water distribution pipelines in Hatta as part of its relentless More...

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
By Staff writer On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Dubai Chamber and Dubai Customs discuss mutual cooperation, strategic partnership

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hamad Buamim, President of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, received Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General, Dubai Customs, to discuss ways of enhancing cooperation More...

the International labour Day
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Labour Ministry concludes International Labour Day special events

the International labour Day The Ministry of Labour has recently organised a ceremony concluded the International labour Day events held nationwide under the slogan “Our workers are the pulse of our businesses”, More...

Qatar Airways Cargo
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Qatar Airways Cargo to Launch Service to Mexico

Qatar Airways Cargo  Qatar Airways Cargo will start operating its twice-weekly freighter service to Mexico City (Mexico) on 11 June 2014. This new dedicated cargo route will mark the start of Qatar Airways Cargo More...

Dr. Saleh bin Mohammed Al Nabit, Minister of Development Planning and Statistics
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Qatar Lead Arab Countries in Human Development – Planning Minister

Dr. Saleh bin Mohammed Al Nabit, Minister of Development Planning and Statistics HE the Minister of Development Planning and Statistics Dr. Salih bin Mohamed Al-Nabit said that the level of human development in More...

The Manager of RasGas Operations Projects Department Fahad Al Khater received the ExxonMobil Safety Award
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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RasGas gets ExxonMobil Projects Safety Award

The Manager of RasGas Operations Projects Department Fahad Al Khater received the ExxonMobil Safety Award RasGas Operations Projects Department was recently awarded the ExxonMobil Production Company Projects Safety More...

Qatar Airways' new Route to Turkey
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Qatar Airways’ Expansion Continues with NEW Route to Turkey

Qatar Airways’ new Route to Turkey Qatar Airways has continued its expansion plans with the launch of direct flights to its third destination in Turkey. The airline’s inaugural flight to Istanbul Sabiha More...

INJAZ Qatar
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Enterprise Qatar, INJAZ Qatar Boosts Youth Entrepreneurialism and Business Innovation

INJAZ Qatar Small and Medium Enterprises Development Company ‘Enterprise Qatar’ (EQ) and INJAZ Qatar host a series of public-facing strategic activities designed to inspire a culture of entrepreneurialism More...

Kuwait Stock Exchange
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Kuwait SE ends trading on mixed board

Kuwait Stock Exchange Trading at Kuwait Stock Exchange closed Sunday on a mixed board with the price index down by 36.5 points, the weighted up by 0.36, and KSX 15 also up by 2.22 points. The number of transactions More...

Ali Mohamed Al Khouri, Director-General of the Emirates Identity Authority.
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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U.A.E.’s identity management infrastructure cornerstone of future transformations, says Al Khouri

Ali Mohamed Al Khouri, Director-General of the Emirates Identity Authority. The infrastructure of the Emirates Identity Authority (Emirates ID or EIDA) has become an essential cornerstone for developing and supporting More...

30-mou
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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HCT, Dubai Cares sign MoU on fundraising, community engagement initiatives

”HCT” and Dubai Cares signed an ”MoU” The Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) and Dubai Cares have signed a two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at supporting the Dubai-based More...

Qatar Electricity & Water Company ''Kahramaa''
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Kahramaa Signs QR7.72 Billion Deals to Develop Electricity Networks

Qatar Electricity & Water Company ”Kahramaa” Qatar Electricity & Water Company (Kahramaa) signed Sunday 15 contracts to develop the electricity network worth QR7.72 billion. The deals are part More...

Saudi Arabia and Germany
By Staff writer On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Saudi Deputy Labor Minister Meets Australian official

Saudi Arabia and Germany Deputy Minister of Labor Dr. Moufarrej Al-Haqbani has met here the Representative of Australian Prime Minister Dr Heather Smith and her accompanying delegation. During the meeting, Dr. Al-Haqbani More...

Qatar National Bank Group ''QNB''
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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QNB: Eurozone Recovery Underway, Remains Fragile

Qatar National Bank Qatar National Bank’s weekly report shows that the Eurozone’s economic recovery is underway, albeit it remains fragile. The report said that GDP data released last week showed that More...

Qatar and Paraguay
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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araguay FM Meets Qatari Ambassador

Qatar and Paraguay Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Paraguay, HE Eladio Loizaga Caballero, met here today with Qatar’s Ambassador to Paraguay, HE Abdullah Mohammed Al Derbesti. Talks during the More...

Kuwait Stock Exchange
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Kuwait stock market ends week’s trading on negative note

Kuwait Stock Exchange Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended last week in the red zone, with variance in the losses of each of the market’s main indices, a specialized economic report showed Saturday. The report, More...

Senator Philippe Marini
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Kuwait, France to discuss activating mutual visits

Senator Philippe Marini  Chairman of French-Arab-Gulf Friendship Association in the French parliament Senator Philippe Marini arrived here on Saturday along with a delegation accompanying him on an official three-day More...

the Food and Agriculture Organization ''FAO''
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Kuwait delegate presents credentials to FAO

the Food and Agriculture Organization ”FAO” Kuwait’s new delegate to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Yusuf Jehail has submitted his credentials to the organization’s director More...

Rashid Al Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE)
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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QSE to Launch Two Live ETF Projects in Six Months

Rashid Al Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) Rashid Al Mansoori said that QSE is working on two live ETF projects. One of these will be an ETF based on government fixed More...

QITCOM 2014
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Under the Patronage of HE the Prime Minister, QITCOM 2014 Opens Monday

QITCOM 2014 Under the Patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the third edition of Qatar ICT Conference and Exhibition, “QITCOM 2014″ More...

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani,  The Minister of Economy and Commerce
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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HE Economy Minister: Qatar Committed to Enhancing GCC Joint Action

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, The Minister of Economy and Commerce HE the Minister of Economy and Trade Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani said Friday that Qatar’s participation More...

the International Transport Forum
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Minister of Transport Meets British, German and French Counterparts

the International Transport Forum HE the Minister of Transport Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti met here separately today with British Transport Secretary Robert Kwodwyl, German Federal Minister for Transport, Building More...

the Arab Countries of the Gulf
By Staff writer On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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GCC Inflation Report: Kuwait highest at 2.96%, while Oman lowest at 0.73%

the Arab Countries of the Gulf Inflation rates in the GCC registered increases by between 0.73% and 2.96% by end of March 2014 when compared to March 2013. A recently released inflation report issued by the Statistical More...

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani,  The Minister of Economy and Commerce
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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HE Economy, Commerce Minister Receives Message from Comoros VP

Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, The Minister of Economy and Commerce HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al-Thani received on Thursday a written message from Mohamed More...

Qatar and Peru
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Qatar and Peru Looking into Investment Agreement

Qatar and Peru Director of Economic Promotion at the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Relations Guido Luica met Friday with HE Qatar Ambassador in Peru Jamal Nasser Sultan Al-Bader, in preparation for the upcoming round More...

The Turkish-Arab Economic Forum
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Istanbul to host 9th Turkish-Arab Economic Forum on May 28, 29

  The Turkish-Arab Economic Forum The Turkish city of Istanbul will host the Ninth Turkish-Arab Economic Forum on Wednesday and Thursday May 28 and 29 which is expected to see the participation of a large number More...

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation ''KPC''
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Kuwait crude oil drops 14 cents in Thursday trading

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation ”KPC” Kuwait crude oil dropped in trading in international markets Thursday to end the day at USD 105.25 per barrel, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) said Friday. It added More...

Dr Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, Qatar Foreign Minister
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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HE Foreign Minister Meets Russian Counterpart

Dr Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah, Qatar Foreign Minister HE Foreign Minister Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah met here on Friday with his Russian Counterpart Sergey Lavrov. The meeting addressed bilateral relations More...

Kuwait and Tunisia
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Kuwait, Tunisia to strengthen economic cooperation

Kuwait and Tunisia  The delegation of Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), led by Chairman Ali Mohammad Al-Ghanem, and the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA), chaired by Wedad More...

Qatar and Austria
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Austrian Finance Minister Meets Qatari Ambassador

Qatar and Austria HE Qatar’s Ambassador to Austria Ali Khalfan Al-Mansouri met here on Friday with the Austrian Finance Minister Michael Spindelegger. Talks during the meeting focused on bilateral relations More...

Ooredoo
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Ooredoo Signs USD 1 Billion Revolving Credit Facility Agreement

Ooredoo Ooredoo (“Ooredoo”) announced the signing of a USD 1 billion Revolving Credit Facility Agreement. The Revolving Credit Facility Agreement was executed between Ooredoo Q.S.C. as the Borrower and More...

Saudi Arabia's export
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Saudi Arabia’s non-oil commodity exports down 3.2% in 2013

Saudi Arabia’s export  The value of exports of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2013 amounted to (1,409,747) million Saudi riyals compared to (1,456,503) million for 2012, a decline of 46,754 million by 3,2%, More...

Ali bin Saeid Awadh Assiri, Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon
By Staff writer On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Ambassador Assiri Receives Chairman of Saudi-Lebanese Business Council

Ali bin Saeid Awadh Assiri, Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali bin Saeid Awadh Assiri recieved here today the Lebanese Co-Chairman of the Saudi-Lebanese Business Council Rauff Abu Zaki. During More...

The Qatar Exchange
By Staff writer On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Qatar Stock Exchange Up 2.59%

The Qatar Exchange The Qatar Exchange in the green area on Thursday adding 328.63 points (2.59%) advance to 13,008.16 points from 12,679.53 on Wednesday. The volume of the shares traded up to 24,050,194 from 16,262,157 More...

Aluminium Downstream Industry in Qatar
By Staff writer On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Aluminium Downstream Investment Opportunities Conference to Start in Doha Next Tuesday

Aluminium Downstream Industry in Qatar The Aluminium Downstream Investment Opportunities Conference, will kick off in Doha on Tuesday , 27th May 2014 under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohamed bin Saleh Al More...

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Ahmed Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce of Qatar
By Staff writer On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Economy Minister Invites Youth’s Creative Ideas

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Ahmed Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Minister of Economy and Commerce of Qatar HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al Thani who is also the Chairman of Qatar Authority More...

Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry ''KCCI''
By Staff writer On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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KCCI team visits Tunisia

Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry ”KCCI” A Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) delegation, led by KCCI Chairman Ali Thunayan Al-Ghanim, has arrived here for a three-day visit to Tunisia More...

Kuwait International Fair
By Staff writer On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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17th International Trade Fair kicks off

Kuwait International Fair The 17th International Trade Fair began its annual activities on Thursday and will continue until June 3, with the participation of a wide range of local and international companies. The More...

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