Prime Minister Receives Outgoing Ambassador

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani met here this evening with HE Ahmed bin Ali al Qahtani on the occasion of the end of his tenure as Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to Qatar. During the meeting, HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister wished the outgoing Saudi diplomat success in his future activities and for the bilateral ties…

Harper s Bazaar Qatar Special Edition

Doha , July 24 (QNA) - Fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar Arabia has announced that its September edition will focus on the State of Qatar. September edition will shed light on the art world and profile the most influential figures in Qatar's fashion and luxury world. Editor in Chief of Harper s Bazaar Arabia Louise Nichol said that a the September Qatar issue was a "natural" development for the style-setting. The editor-in-Chief said…

Qatar Tourism Authority Participates in Bait Qatar

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - Bringing the Spirit of Qatar to London during this summer's Olympic Games, Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) will be participating in Bait Qatar, the official Olympic home for the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) in London during the summer Olympic Games. Taking part in the excitement and festivities, Qatar will be strongly represented by a host of strategic partners in addition to the QOC, such as the QTA,…

Qatar Airways Marks Five Years of Flying to Washington

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - Qatar Airways marked five years of flying to America's capital city last week. The airline began services to Washington DC on July 19, 2007, the Doha headquartered carrier said Tuesday. The fifth anniversary comes after the carrier was recently named the World s Best Airline for the second year running at the prestigious annual Skytrax awards. Qatar Airways also celebrated five years of service to New…

ARABAL Discusses Aluminium Industry’s Commitment to Environmental Standards

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - Qatalum has said that the programme of the Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL 2012), which will be held in Doha from 20th to 22nd of November 2012, will include topics that discuss environmental issues and their correlation with the aluminium industry, in a time of increasing movement to reduce the impacts of industry and environmental emissions. In a press statement released Tuesday, Aluminium Qatar added that…

Qatar Exchange Down 0.18%

Doha, July 24 (QNA) -The Qatar Exchange was down on Tuesday 14.53 points or 0.18% to 8,249.29 points from the previous closing of 8,263.82 . The volume of shares traded was down to 3,566,430 from 4,873,600, and the value of shares decreased to QR 128,753,662.18 from QR 131,694,577.13 Monday  Among the top losers were Qatar National Bank whose share dropped 0.38% to QR 131.00, United Dev. Company lost 0.81 to QR 69.30…

HMC’s Trauma Care Centre Brings Down Fatalities by 50%

Doha, July 24 (QNA) - Trauma Care Centre of the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has achieved 50% reduction in the number of deaths of patients with serious injuries in the five-year period since it was set up in 2007, the hospital said Tuesday. This is a quantum leap HMC has made in caring for patients who sustain traumatic injuries. Qatar is one of the first countries outside the United States to…

Qatari Fuel Allowed into Gaza

Gaza, July 24 (QNA) - Israeli authorities on Tuesday opened the Kerem Abu Salem crossing to allow the entry of limited amounts of Qatari industrial fuel which will be used to operate Gaza's only power plant. Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of Gaza's Supplies Raed Fattouh said that the Israeli side informed them that dozens of trucks loaded with aids and goods for both commercial and agricultural sectors will enter the…