Business

Training for ‘Ashghal’ Leaders at the Al Jazeera Media Training and Development Centre

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ trained 25 of its leaders and senior management on enhancing their communication skills. Headed and attended by the President HE Eng.

Dragon Mart attracts 500 Chinese businessmen

At least 500 Chinese businessmen will be coming to Qatar this year to operate 200 stalls at the Dragon Mart in Barwa Commercial Avenue, a senior executive of the project told Gulf Times yesterday.

MOI Initiates First Interpol Purple Notice for Illicit Trade

The State of Qatar successfully communicated with Interpol for circulating Purple Notice on illicit trade, thus becoming the first country to request an INTERPOL Purple Notice in connection with illicit trade after the seizure of a machine used to change expiry dates on food and drink.

MAKING QATAR PROUD AROUND THE WORLD “THE ONE & ONLY” AL MOURJAN RESTAURANTS

After receiving the International Award of Excellence at the “International Quality Summit” in New York, Al Mourjan is awarded another International Award of Excellence from Europe, putting Qatar on the world map of the best restaurants in the world.

QAFCO signs three year Commercial Bank Qatar Masters partnership

Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) has confirmed a landmark three year partnership with Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, Qatar’s flagship golf event. This exciting partnership will see QAFCO support the brand new ‘Kids Zone’ during the four day European Tour sanctioned event.

VODAFONE LAUNCHES FIRSTS PROGRAMME TO INSPIRE PEOPLE TO DO SOMETHING REMARKABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME USING MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

• From women’s self-defence in India to surfing the world’s most dangerous wave, Vodafone is inspiring people to achieve great things for the first time


US speeds up visa procedures for Qataris

The US embassy said yesterday that it has taken measures to speed up the procedures for issuing entry visas to the US for Qatari citizens.

Expat remittances from Qatar may have hit $13.8bn in 2013

In a clear sign of swelling expatriate numbers, remittances from Qatar may have hit $13.8bn in 2013, up 221% on 2008, Samba Financial Group said citing an IMF estimate.

Ooredoo and Twitter Enhance User Security

New Features EnableTwo-Step Authentification Log-in and Tweets via SMS

Ooredoo today announced that it has enabled an online security feature for Twitter users, to enhance the safety and security of customers’ data.

Payment row hits Al Million taxi service

Many Al Million taxis have been off the roads since Saturday with cabbies saying they didn’t report for work because of disputes over payment terms.


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