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Qetaifan Projects Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in Qatar for 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 7:00am

DOHA, Qatar, April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qetaifan projects, a real estate development company, part of Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, has been recently recognized as one of the best places to work in Qatar in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA, Qatar, April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qetaifan projects, a real estate development company, part of Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, has been recently recognized as one of the best places to work in Qatar in 2020.
  • I'm very grateful for the opportunity Qetaifan Projects has given me to gain more experience and achieve the best practices in Human Resources.
  • Best Places To Work is a global HR certification program that certifies and recognizes leading workplaces in many countries around the world.
  • Through the program, we share best HR practices and help other companies learn from the best.

Qetaifan Projects Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in Qatar for 2020

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 7:00am

DOHA, Qatar, April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qetaifan projects, a real estate development company, part of Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, has been recently recognized as one of the best places to work in Qatar in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA, Qatar, April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Qetaifan projects, a real estate development company, part of Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, has been recently recognized as one of the best places to work in Qatar in 2020.
  • I'm very grateful for the opportunity Qetaifan Projects has given me to gain more experience and achieve the best practices in Human Resources.
  • Best Places To Work is a global HR certification program that certifies and recognizes leading workplaces in many countries around the world.
  • Through the program, we share best HR practices and help other companies learn from the best.

Qatar Free Zones to Host Google Cloud Region in Doha

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:14pm

Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) today announced that Google Cloud has signed its first strategic collaboration agreement in the Middle East with QFZA to launch a new cloud region in Doha.

Key Points: 
  • Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) today announced that Google Cloud has signed its first strategic collaboration agreement in the Middle East with QFZA to launch a new cloud region in Doha.
  • The region will be available for Google Cloud customers globally.
  • His Excellency Ahmad bin Mohamed Al-Sayed, Minister of State and Chairman of the Qatar Free Zones Authority, said, We are pleased to welcome Google Cloud as a partner to the Free Zones to further develop our leading technology ecosystem.
  • Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) was established in 2018 to oversee and regulate world-class free zones in Qatar and to secure fixed investments within the zones.

Qatar Foundation's Innovation Academy Announces Three Winning Teams

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 4:20pm

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The third edition of the Arab Innovation Academy (AIA), a collaboration between Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation (QF RDI) and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), concluded with an intensive day of pitching by 30 teams from across the MENA region, followed by a graduation ceremony at QSTP on January 20.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The third edition of the Arab Innovation Academy (AIA), a collaboration between Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation (QF RDI) and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), concluded with an intensive day of pitching by 30 teams from across the MENA region, followed by a graduation ceremony at QSTP on January 20.
  • The Doctorle team will get a chance to showcase their innovation at the upcoming edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health.
  • For more information about the Arab Innovation Academy and a complete list of winners, please visit: aia.inacademy.eu
    Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation (QF RDI), is a Free Zone, accelerator, and incubator for tech-product development in Qatar.
  • QF is also creating a multidisciplinary innovation hub in Qatar, where homegrown researchers are working to address local and global challenges.

Qatar Foundation's Innovation Academy Announces Three Winning Teams

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 4:17pm

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The third edition of the Arab Innovation Academy (AIA), a collaboration between Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation (QF RDI) and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), concluded with an intensive day of pitching by 30 teams from across the MENA region, followed by a graduation ceremony at QSTP on January 20.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The third edition of the Arab Innovation Academy (AIA), a collaboration between Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation (QF RDI) and the European Innovation Academy (EIA), concluded with an intensive day of pitching by 30 teams from across the MENA region, followed by a graduation ceremony at QSTP on January 20.
  • The Doctorle team will get a chance to showcase their innovation at the upcoming edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health.
  • For more information about the Arab Innovation Academy and a complete list of winners, please visit: aia.inacademy.eu
    Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), part of Qatar Foundation Research, Development and Innovation (QF RDI), is a Free Zone, accelerator, and incubator for tech-product development in Qatar.
  • QF is also creating a multidisciplinary innovation hub in Qatar, where homegrown researchers are working to address local and global challenges.

CCC's Metro Station Project Awarded Dual Green Building Certification

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 7:00am

ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Constructed by Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), Msheireb Station has been awarded two prestigious Green Building certifications: LEED Gold and GSAS 5 stars.

Key Points: 
  • ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Constructed by Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), Msheireb Station has been awarded two prestigious Green Building certifications: LEED Gold and GSAS 5 stars.
  • Msheireb Station is one of the world's biggest metro stations and a major interchange where all three Doha Metro lines (Red, Green and Gold) will connect.
  • The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building program, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the preeminent program for the design, construction, maintenance and operations of high-performance green buildings.
  • The dual Green Building certification awarded to Msheireb Station: GSAS 5 Stars (in design and build under railways scheme) and LEED Gold (LEED 2009 for new construction) is a significant milestone as the subway station has achieved the highest GSAS rate for a non-residential building in Qatar and becomes the first LEED Gold underground metro station in the world.

CCC's Metro Station Project Awarded Dual Green Building Certification

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 7:00am

ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Constructed by Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), Msheireb Station has been awarded two prestigious Green Building certifications: LEED Gold and GSAS 5 stars.

Key Points: 
  • ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Constructed by Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), Msheireb Station has been awarded two prestigious Green Building certifications: LEED Gold and GSAS 5 stars.
  • Msheireb Station is one of the world's biggest metro stations and a major interchange where all three Doha Metro lines (Red, Green and Gold) will connect.
  • The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building program, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is the preeminent program for the design, construction, maintenance and operations of high-performance green buildings.
  • The dual Green Building certification awarded to Msheireb Station: GSAS 5 Stars (in design and build under railways scheme) and LEED Gold (LEED 2009 for new construction) is a significant milestone as the subway station has achieved the highest GSAS rate for a non-residential building in Qatar and becomes the first LEED Gold underground metro station in the world.

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2019

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 7:15pm

DOHA,Qatar, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2019.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA,Qatar, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2019.
  • Net Profit for the year ended 31 December 2019 reached QAR14.4 billion (USD3.9 billion), an increase of 4% compared to last year.
  • Total Assets increased by 10% from December 2018 to reach QAR945 billion (USD259 billion), one of the best set of results in QNB Group's history.
  • The financial results for 2019 along with the profit distribution are subject to Qatar Central Bank (QCB) approval.

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2019

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 7:12pm

DOHA,Qatar, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2019.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA,Qatar, Jan. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2019.
  • Net Profit for the year ended 31 December 2019 reached QAR14.4 billion (USD3.9 billion), an increase of 4% compared to last year.
  • Total Assets increased by 10% from December 2018 to reach QAR945 billion (USD259 billion), one of the best set of results in QNB Group's history.
  • The financial results for 2019 along with the profit distribution are subject to Qatar Central Bank (QCB) approval.

Hamad Bin Khalifa University Opens 2019-2020 Admissions Cycle

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 6:25pm

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is accepting applications to its 35 interdisciplinary programs across six fast-evolving colleges for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Key Points: 
  • DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is accepting applications to its 35 interdisciplinary programs across six fast-evolving colleges for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • A multinational roster of more than 75 faculty members continues to add its own diversity to HBKU's academic experience.
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) regularly holds events to highlight its research activities and projects.
  • Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 as a research-intensive university that acts as a catalyst for transformative change in Qatar and the region while having global impact.