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Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammad Al Thani – The founding Emir of Qatar

Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammad Al Thani, May Allah have mercy on him, the founder of the State of Qatar, was a man with a broad vision and immense wisdom. Due to his proactive approach to life and application of his knowledge and life-skills he succeeded in establishing the State of …

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Kahramaa signs QR8.3bn power expansion deal to meet growing demand

To meet the growing demand for electricity in the country, Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) yesterday signed contracts worth a total QR8.3 bn with local and international companies for expansion of electricity network. The projects — Phase 13 of Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Plan — include construction …

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Umm Besher Interchange opens

Traffic on Umm Besher interchange that was opened recently. The interchange was opened due to the closure of a 250-metre stretch of Al Wukair Temporary Street to expedite completion of a 22km main carriageway, which is a part of Ashghal’s East-West Corridor Project. Once completed, the project will deliver five …

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Smooth ride: Mowasalat services getting better

In a country heavily dominated by private cars, the public transport is slowly gaining ground. The widening network of public transportation system and support services have won much appreciation from users. More and more people have started using the bus service to reach their accommodation and workplace on a daily …

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Alert for mobile radars on Qatar roads (Monday, April 10)

A recent MOI survey shows that as many as 64% participants believe mobile radars have helped reduce instances of speeding and road accidents. It is best to drive carefully and under speed limit if you are driving on these Qatar roads today (Monday, April 10) -Dukhan-Al Shahaniya, Al Waab, University …

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Cebu Pacific Introduces New Routes To Benefit Travellers From Qatar.

Qatar residents who are planning to visit central and southern Philippines will now have no worries as Cebu Pacific introduces new routes from Clark to Caticlan and Busuanga (Palawan) from May 15.  While Caticlan is a popular beach destination, Palawan is one of the world’s seven wonders of nature. A …

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Alert for mobile radars on Qatar roads (Tuesday, April 4)

A recent MOI survey shows that as many as 64% participants believe mobile radars have helped reduce instances of speeding and road accidents. It is best to drive carefully and under speed limit if you are driving on these Qatar roads today (Tuesday, April 4) – Shamal Highway, Wholesale Market, …

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Diversion on Dukhan Highway near Dehailiyat Interchange

A diversion will be in place for nearly three months from tomorrow on a 1.2km stretch of the Dukhan Highway north service road as part of construction of an interchange to connect two major sections of the New Orbital Highway and Truck Route. The proposed road change, near Dehailiyat Interchange in …

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Strong winds expected to churn up dust on Tuesday

Strong winds are expected again in most parts of Qatar on Tuesday along with low visibility in some places due to dust, the Met department has said. The weather office also forecast strong winds and high seas in offshore areas. In a tweet on Monday evening, the Met department said marine …

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