Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar- Al Emadi: HH The Emir approves biggest budget in Qatar's history - 3  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 31/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Some QR15.7 bn was earmarked for the health sector, showing an increase of 12.5%, the minister said, noting that the increase reflected the attention being accorded to strategic programs to ensure better health services. The increase included allocations for completing Sidra medical and research center, finishing projects of Hamad General Hospital and establishing the labour hospital as well building 19 new health centers, including 6 that are already under construction. The lion's share in the budget went to infrastructure projects in order to complete some schemes that are under way and to start construction of 8 new playing fields for the 2022 World Cup championship. Work will start on 7 new fields in Wusail, Wakra, Al Khor, Al Rayyan, the new airport, Khalifa Stadium and the Qatar Foundation, Al Emadi said. Allocationhave been allotted for the transport sector, the major foundation for sustained development. Hence, funds have been set aside for completing the Hamad International Airport and the new Doha Port , the rail and metro projects and completing roads . The present electricity and sewage system network is being upgraded to cope with the growing urbanization, he noted. Furthermore, some QR3.3 billion was set aside for houses for citizens, an increase of 18% against least year to complete the construction of 3700 units and build new 2300 units for 6,000 citizens. Estimates for the 2014/2015 budget show a surplus of QR7.3 bn, Al Emadi said, despite a rise in expenditure and stable oil prices. The surplus will be used to support the reserve of Qatar Central Bank and to help Qatar Investment Authority explore for investment opportunities in world markets


Qatar News Agency

  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 29 2015 - Middle East ready for increase in air passenger trafficMENAFN
(MENAFN) The UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan are ready to accomplish a strong 4.9 percent growth in air passenger traffic.The gulf nations will all enjoy strong increase of 5.6 percent, ...

 Nov 29 2015 - MSM Index Drops 127 Points Last WeekQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Muscat Security Market (MSM) index closed at 5668 points, down by 127 points, constituting 2.2%, down for the fourth consecutive week. The sectoral indices declined, ...

 Nov 29 2015 - German State Aims for 4 Billion-Euro Exports to Saudi Arabia by 2020Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The German State of Baden-Wurttemberg will strive to attain over 4 billion euros exports to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by 2020, a goal that will double the current ...

 Nov 29 2015 - UAE, Jordan Sign MoU to Enhance Joint Efforts in SMEs and InnovationQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The UAE Ministry of Economy and the Jordanian Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supplies, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation between the two ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Militias Fighting Kills 19 in SomaliaQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) At least 19 people were killed Saturday in fighting between rival militias in central Somalia, officials and residents said. The fatalities in the town of Galkayo ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Clashes Erupted between Police and Migrants on Greece-Macedonia BorderQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Clashes between riot police and migrants angry at being prevented from entering Macedonia from Greece have left up to 40 people injured. Macedonian soldiers raised a new ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Palestinian Shot Dead after Alleged Stabbing AttackQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) A Palestinian was shot dead early Sunday by Israeli soldiers at the entrance of the old city of Jerusalem after allegedly stabbing and injuring an Israeli police . The ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Jordan's Border Guards Receive 51 Syrian RefugeesQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) A total of 51 Syrian refugees from various age groups, entered into the Kingdom of Jordan through various crossing points during the last 72 hours. The Jordanian border ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Qatar- Economy Ministry Recalls 2011-2014 Models of Several Car BrandsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has announced the recall of 2011-2014 models of Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Charger, Challenger 300c and Grand Cherokee, due to a ...

 Nov 29 2015 - Qatargas Shipping Department Wins Prestigious British Safety Council AwardsQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) For the second consecutive year, Qatargas' Shipping Department has won two prestigious awards from the British Safety Council for its commitment to achieving excellent ...





Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help