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2011-12-07 10:49:00

Country's Exhibit Captivated Congress' Attention DOHA, Qatar, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equatorial Guinea participated in the 20th World Petroleum Congress, in Doha, Qatar, the largest and most reputable oil and gas industry gathering in the world, from 4-8 December 2011. The triennial congress gathered over 4,000 delegates from around the world, including Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy, which showcased modern developments in the West...

2011-12-07 08:14:00

DOHA, Qatar, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Duty Free, a subsidiary of Qatar Airways, has announced the winner of its latest US$1 million raffle draw. New York-based John Gellert emerged as the lucky winner when his name was chosen in the highly popular draw at Doha International Airport ahead of the festive season. Upon hearing the news, an elated Mr. Gellert said the timing could not have been better as he was soon to become a father for the first time. "I was...

2011-11-29 14:45:00

DOHA, Qatar and BOSTON, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over five years in the making, The Grand Heritage Doha Hotel & Spa, is now a reality and has already become a style setter as the super luxury hotel property in Doha, Qatar where the pace of new hotel openings reflects the city's emergence as a world-class travel destination. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/NE13979</font> ) This iconic property, created by...

2011-11-28 07:53:00

DOHA, Qatar, November 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Servcorp, leading international Serviced and Virtual office [http://www.servcorp.me/virtual-offices/index.html ] provider, continues its rapid expansion in the Middle East, opening its second location in Qatar in the prestigious Tornado Tower [http://www.servcorp.me/serviced-virtual-offices/qatar/doha/tornado_tower.html ], a luxurious "Tornado Shape" building located in the heart of the West Bay area, Doha's commercial hub....

2011-11-10 01:15:00

DUBAI, November 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media are invited to join leaders and experts in the bridge design and engineering industry at the prestigious 4th Annual Bridges Middle East Summit, between 27 - 29 November at the Renaissance Doha City Hotel in Qatar. The programme will be opened by the event's chairman followed by a presentation by senior representatives from the Ministry of Municipality & Urban Planning and Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal. In...

2011-11-03 02:46:00

DOHA, Qatar, November 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Innovation in Education: Lessons from Pioneers around the World" The first publication commissioned by the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) has been launched at this leading international initiative's third annual Summit in Doha, Qatar. Innovation in Education: Lessons from Pioneers around the World is an international reference guide to best practices in education. The book looks at how innovation in...

2011-11-01 17:25:00

The founder of BRAC, the world's largest development organization, has won the WISE Prize for Education, a $500,000 award styled as a Nobel for the field of education (PRWEB) November 01, 2011 In recognition of his outstanding work in the field of education, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC, has won the $500,000 WISE Prize for Education in Doha, Qatar. The Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, awarded the prize to Abed, who in 1972 founded what...

2011-10-31 07:00:00

President Neal King of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology will travel to Doha, Qatar this month in his leadership role as Secretary General of the International Association of University Presidents to participate in the World Innovation Summit for Education. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 President Neal King of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (ITP) will travel to Doha, Qatar this month in his leadership role as Secretary General of the International Association of...

2011-10-10 04:00:00

DOHA, Qatar, October 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Energy publication The Oil & Gas Year launched its Qatar 2011 publication in a ceremony taking place at Doha Intercontinental Hotel on Monday October 10, 2011. The Oil & Gas Year Qatar 2011 will be the fourth edition of the annual report focusing on the country's vibrant hydrocarbons industry. The Oil & Gas Year Qatar 2011 is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to Qatar's energy industry, looking at...

2011-09-21 00:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, September 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Business Monitor International (BMI), Qatar is expected to spend US $80-100bn over the next five years to prepare and deliver the infrastructure required to support the huge influx of visitors forecast to attend the 2022 FIFA World Cup. BMI expects to see a sharp growth of 11.6% to QAR27.4bn (US$7.5bn) during 2011 and continuing in an upward trajectory to the end of our forecast period to 2015. The large...