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Doha, 07 July 2021 (QT) By Ashraf Siddiqui Qatar-based prominent expatriate business forums have indicated positive signs for Qatar emerging as a hub for foreign investments in the region. This view is supported by the results achieved through economic diversification policy, timely achievements of goals set in Qatar National Vision 2030 and the announcement in January this year by Yousef Al Jaida, CEO, Qatar Financial Center (QFC), setting a target of $25 billion in foreign direct investments (FDI) by the end of ... Read More
July 9, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Doha, 08 July 2021 (QT) By Ashraf Siddiqui A remarkable decline in coronavirus cases and strict health measures in place in both Qatar and Turkey have led to a major outflow of tourists to Turkey. The KVC and Consular sections in the Turkish embassy in Qatar are working seven days a week issuing Turkish visas. While Qatari nationals get entry visa on arrival, the accompanying non-Qatari domestic workers can obtain visit visas within 48 hours. The Ambassador of Republic of Turkey to the State ... Read More
July 9, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
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Doha, 09 July 2021 Taleban Spokesperson said today that a high-ranking delegation from the Political Office, headed by Sheikh Shahabuddin Delawar has met Zamir Kabolove, Special Envoy of the President of Russian Federation for Afghanistan and his delegation in Moscow yesterday. The two sides discussed the new developments in Afghanistan, prevention of drug trafficking, the peace process and matters of mutual interests. The IEA delegation reiterated that it will not allow any one to use the soil of Afghanistan against any other country, ... Read More
July 9, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Doha, 09 July 2021 500 days from today to kick off first match of 22nd FIFA World Cup at the 60,000 seat AlBayt Stadium, AlKhor city, State of Qatar. 'As we are getting closer, more excitement is building, said by Nasser AlKhater, CEO, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC. Its 10 years in making it happen to have such mega sport event ever held in Middle East. It will bring the region close and pride in history of sports. He said he believes the ... Read More
July 9, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Doha, 07 July 2021 In an official ceremony, Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) and Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) has unveiled a commemorative stamp for the Doha Metro project, which is considered one of the most advanced and developed railways systems in the world. The launch event was held at Msheireb station and in the presence of representatives from both Qatar Rail and Qatar Post. The stamps edition includes a set of 4 stamps in one sheet, in addition to the ... Read More
July 7, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Doha, 07 July 2021 (QP) Qatar Petroleum signed today a 15-year LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with CPC Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) for the supply of 1.25 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG. The SPA was signed bySaad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs, President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, and Shun-Chin Lee, the President and Acting Chairman of CPC, during a virtual ceremony. Present on the occasion were Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa Al Thani, CEO, Qatargas and senior ... Read More
July 7, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Bombay, 05 July 2021 (Indian Media) Indian Urdu (Hindi language) legendary actor Dilip Kumar (Yusuf Khan) has been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Hinduja Hospital, a city hospital following complaints of breathlessness as 'precautionary measure', according to hospital sources. 98 year-old screen icon has been admitted at the suburban Khar, Hinduja Hospital from June 06 - 29, 2021 due t the breath complications. He was brought to the hospital yesterday due to the breathlessness , and is under observation ... Read More
July 5, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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05 July 2021 (AlJazeera News) Father Stan Swamy, a jailed Jesuit priest and longtime Indian tribal rights activist, died on Monday in the western Indian city of Mumbai. He was 84. His lawyer and doctor told the Mumbai High Court that Swamy, who suffered from Parkinson’s disease, died of cardiac arrest. The court was hearing a plea for bail on medical grounds after Swamy had been denied bail in March. The activist had been moved to a private hospital from Tajola Central Jail ... Read More
July 5, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui

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Shanghai, 05 July 2021 (Xinhua News) The Shanghai Astronomy Museum, the world's largest planetarium in terms of building scale, will open on July 17, the planetarium announced Monday. Covering an area of approximately 58,600 square meters, the museum is located in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Lingang Special Area. It is a branch of the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum. Tests were carried out on Monday, while the official website and WeChat account of the museum have been launched as well. ... Read More
July 5, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui
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Berlin, 05 July 2021 (Anadolu News) Germany remains committed to back the fragile inner-Afghan peace process in the wake of Berlin’s just-completed troop withdrawal, said a government spokesman on Monday. “We welcomed the (Afghan) negotiations which took place in Doha. We have always said that we are ready to continue to support the inner-Afghan peace process as much as we can,” Steffen Seibert told a press briefing in Berlin. “By the way, will we work together with our partners to find a peaceful, ... Read More
July 5, 2021M Ashraf Siddiqui