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Doha May 01 : Gulf carriers Qatar Airways and Air Arabia are reportedly set to be next in line to invest in Indian airlines. The Times of India on Tuesday said it understood that the two airlines were keen to follow Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways after it picked up a 24 percent stake in Jet Airways last...

Doha, March 03 – Lord Mayor of the City of London Alderman Roger Gifford revealed that his two-day visit to Doha has resulted in several investment opportunities that will be addressed in the future. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Qatar News Agency (QNA) on Saturday, Gifford said the aim of his visit was to explore investment opportunities, especially those...

Qatar Holding has unveiled plans for a one billion euro ($1.35bn) investment in Sardinia’s tourism sector, it has been reported. The company will build four luxury hotels on Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda, more than doubling tourism capacity to 900 beds, news service ASNAmed said. It added that the plan was announced by Alberto Ragnedda, amyor of Sardinian town...

Qatar is investing US$10bn into Malaysia, with half the money to be funneled into petrochemical projects, according to a Malaysian newspaper. Qatar Holding, a unit of the Gulf nation’s sovereign wealth fund, will invest US$5bn in Malaysian real estate development and expanding its Harrods Hotel chain, as well as industries including banking, according to Business...

Doha, January 24 – QNB Group has picked up and additional 49.9% stake in the Tunisian Qatari Bank (TQB) and increased its total share holding to 99.96% the Qatari bank said in a media statement here Wednesday. QNB’s total shareholding is subject to approval from the regulator in Tunisia as well as Qatar. The TQB was established in 1982 as the country’s...

Doha, January 21: QNB, the largest financial institution in the State of Qatar and the MENA region, has joined forces with Mannai to offer QNB’s SME corporate customers their most recent cloud service. As part of this strategic alliance, QNB customers that are looking to take advantage of this deal can look forward to enjoying Software As A Service (SaaS), cloud...

Qatar National Bank, the Gulf state’s largest lender, has printed a CHF300m (US$322.44m) bond, a document from sole bookrunner UBS said on Thursday. The two-year floating rate note was issued the previous day at a spread of 40 basis points over three-month Swiss franc Libor (London interbank offered rate), the document, seen by IFR Markets, a Thomson Reuters unit,...

The QFC Regulatory Authority has released rules covering 3 areas of regulation: Corporate Governance, Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing...

Fleming Gulf to host The GCC INFRA Facilities Management Summit in Doha, Qatar. Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) – Official Supporting Organisation With the governments in the GCC region continuing to invest heavily in building infrastructure and public utilities, there is a fast growing need to effectively and efficiently manage these assets....

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