QFC Regulatory Authority Honours Six Interns

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Regulatory Authority has held a ceremony to honour six Qatari national University students who participated in and completed a five-week Summer Internship Programme. The Regulatory Authority's Summer Internship  Programme provides an opportunity for high achieving students to gain practical work experience, the Authority said Sunday. Internships are offered across all areas of the Regulatory Authority's business including financial services regulation, policy development,…

Gulf Warehousing, Al Ahli Bank Record High H1 Profits

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - Each of Gulf Warehousing and Al Ahli Bank released Sunday the Semi annual financial statements for year 2012 which showed high profits compared to year 2011. Gulf Warehousing revealed a net profit of QR 40.4 million in the period ending June 30, 2012 in comparison to QR 30.5 million for the same period last year a press release published on Qatar exchange's website said today. The company…

Humanitarian Aid in Two Years Exceeds QR 5 BN

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - The Department of  International Development at the  Foreign Ministry said that the total  developmental and humanitarian aid, provided by the State of Qatar (governmental and non-governmental) in the years 2010 -2011 amounted to QR 5,337,430,71, distributed to 108 countries worldwide.   The department, at a press conference held at the Foreign Ministry Headquarters, showed that the aid took many forms such as contributions, donations, material, in-kind…

QSA Draft 2012 Report on MDG

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - Within the collaborative framework of the state's ministries and bodies, Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA) together with the Diplomatic Institute at the foreign affairs ministry have started drafting the 4th national report on Qatar's Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 2012. The report aims at introducing Qatar's achievements within the framework of the Goals by the end of its time span in 2015. This report follows the sustainable development report…

Al Ahli Bank Reveals Net Profit of QR 240.9 Million

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - Al Ahli Bank has disclosed the semi annual financial statements for the period ending June 30, 2012. The reviewed financial statements for the period ending June 30, 2012 revealed a net profit of QR 240.9 million in comparison to QR 237.9 million for the same period last year, the Bank said in a statement published on the (Qatar Exchange) website. The bank s Earning per Share (EPS)…

Women’s Volleyball to Open Aspire Ramadan SF

Doha, July 22 (QNA) - The opening match of the women's volleyball competition, starting at 9pm Sunday at the Ladies Sports Hall, will set the ball rolling for Aspire Zone Foundation's (AZF) Ramadan Sports Festival. The sports festival has grown considerably since the inaugural event in 2011 and this year's edition caters to the entire community. Due to the popular demand, a number of women's sports events have been added into this…

Recreational Festival at Aspire Park

Doha, July 21 (QNA) - A family recreational festival, organized by  Ministries of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Culture, Arts and Heritage, will  start on Monday at Aspire Park. The Da'wa Department will present during the week-long festival, quality cultural, recreational and educational activities suiting all age groups. Director of Guidance Section at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs' Da'wa Department Fahd Mohamed Al-Fehaid expected the Activities to attract a large…

HE Awqaf Minister Inaugurates Founder Mosque in London

London, July 20 (QNA) - HE Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Ghaith bin Mubarak Al Kuwari inaugurated today the "founder" mosque in London.    The mosque is located next to the medical annex of Qatar Embassy in central London and can accommodate up to 400 worshipers. It is built on an area of 250 square meters and includes the Imam's residence and another for the guard, as well as vital…