Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar- Summary of Local News Released Thursday  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 05/09/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - QNA) A summary of local news released Thursday by Qatar News Agency.

- HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani held Thursday a meeting with The Qatar 2015 Men's Handball World Championship Organizing Committee, to get an update on the latest developments of preparations for hosting the international event.

- HE Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Air Vice-Marshal Ghanim bin Shaheen al Ghanim met Thursday with Middle East Adviser at the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense Sir Simon Vincent Mayall and the delegation accompanying him.

- HE Minister of State for Defense Affairs Major-General Hamad bin Ali Al Attiyah met here on Thursday with Lieutenant General Sir Simon Mayall, the UK Government's senior defence adviser for the Middle East and the accompanying delegation.

- HE Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Dr. Abdullah Saleh Mubarak Al Khulaifi met here on Thursday with newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Qatar Dana Shell Smith.

Talks during the meeting dealt with relations of cooperation between the two countries and means of enhancing them.

- Qatar National Bank (QNB Group) announced on Thursday the acquisition of a 12.5%1 stake (both ordinary and convertible preference shares) in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated.

This strategic partnership with a leading pan-African bank is a fundamental step towards QNBs strategy of being a MEA Icon by 2017.

- Qatar Development Fund and the Fund of culture, education and social programs of N. Nazarbayev in the Republic of Kazakhstan signed here today a memorandum of understanding and cooperation.

- Qatar Petroleum (QP) has announced the official prices of Qatar's onshore and offshore crude for August, 2014. It set Qatar's onshore crude at 103.20 per barrel and the offshore crude at 101.70 per barrel.

- Qatar Stars League (QSL) clubs Al Ahli Sports Club and Al Arabi Sports Club in cooperation with the QSL handed over a cheque of QR150, 000 to Qatar Charity for Gaza here yesterday.

The Palestinian ambassador Moner Ganem to Qatar received the donation from the QSL.


 


Qatar News Agency




  MENA News Headlines
 May 4 2015 - Dubai tourism shows 8.2 percent increase in 2014MENAFN
(MENAFN) The emirate of Dubai welcomed a total of 13.2 million tourists in 2014, marking an 8.2 percent increase when compared to the same period a year earlier, Arabian Business reported.The yearly ...

 May 4 2015 - Saudi- Education Minister signs agreement with UNESCOSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) The Minister of Education and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Regional Centre for Quality and Excellence in Education, Dr. Azzam Al-Dakhil, and Director of ...

 May 4 2015 - Saudi- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques condoles Gabon's PresidentSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable condolences to President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Republic of Gabon on the death of ...

 May 4 2015 - Saudi- Crown Prince condoles Gabon's PresidentSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior has sent a cable condolences to President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Republic of Gabon on ...

 May 4 2015 - Saudi- Competition Council participates in Exhibition of Arab Forum for Combating Commercial FraudSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) The Competition Council is participating through a special pavilion in the activities of the exhibition of the fourth Arab Forum to combat commercial fraud and ...

 May 4 2015 - Egypt's Orascom to construct USD1.5b monorail in EgyptMENAFN
(MENAFN) Orascom, the Egyptian Construction firm, and the Canadian Bombardier Inc are set to construct a USD1.5 billion monorail close to Cairo, according to Egypt's housing minister, Reuters ...

 May 4 2015 - Kuwait- Bill Seeks Free Education For All At Government SchoolsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) MP Faisal Al-Kandari has presented a draft bill to amend Article One of Compulsory Education Law Number 11/1965 to grant free education to everyone residing in Kuwait, not just ...

 May 4 2015 - Kuwait- MOE Facing Problems Related To Ranks For ExpatsArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) The Ministry of Education is currently facing problems related to the occupational ranks for non-Kuwaiti teachers, because the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has refused to ...

 May 4 2015 - Kuwait- 'Citizens, Expats Must Take Measures To Prevent Fires'Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) Citizens and expatriates must take all the necessary measures to prevent fire incidents which are common during summer, says Colonel Khalel Al-Ameer from the Public Relations ...

 May 4 2015 - Kuwait- Reduce 'Mandoubs', Pay Hike Not More Than KD 50Arab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) The Ministry of Interior and its social affairs and labor counterpart have agreed to lay down new regulations to prevent manipulation of work permit and driving license ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

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

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

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