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Govt plans new multi-Entry visa to attract foreigners and boost trade

As per a report from Colliers International the GCC (Gulf Co-operation Council), is planning to issue multi entry visa like the Schengen visa issued by the European countries. This visa will be targeting Indian and Chinese inbound tourists. This report from Colliers International was disclosed at the Arabian Travel market, …

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Planning to QUIT job during probation period? You can be BANNED

It is advised that those working under an unlimited period of contract should give 30-day notice before terminating contract. I am currently working in an LLC company on an unlimited contract and am still under probation period. Since this company is putting a lot of pressure on me indirectly, I …

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New Zealand considering extra security on Middle East flights

Additional security measures would affect passengers flying from UAE and Qatar. New Zealand is considering additional security checks on flights from the Middle East, its transport minister said on Sunday. The new rules would follow similar measures introduced last month by the United States, Britain and Australia. New Zealand’s civil …

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Short stay VISA HIKE, easier visas for four countries in Oman

Tourists visiting Oman will have to pay OMR20 for a short stay visa, in a move by Royal Oman Police (ROP) to replace the existing OMR5 fee. Tourists must now obtain the tourist visa for a minimum one month stay at the price of OMR20 –previously, they could buy a …

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Mobile radar warning on Qatar roads for Monday

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) recently tweeted, saying “speed limits are a maximum, not a target”, thereby listing down some key areas where mobile radars have been placed. As for Monday, the radars have been installed in areas like Dukhan-Shahaniya, Wholesale Market, Salwa Road and Shamal Highway. Violators will be …

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Array of colourful kites to cover skies of Doha from Tuesday at 1st International Kite Festival

The 1st International Kite Festival will display some of the most beautiful and unique kites soaring through Doha’s skies for five days from Tuesday. More than 50 teams from 13 countries (Australia, Canada, Colombia, France, Indonesia, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK, the US and Vietnam) will take …

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Freed Qatari hunters speak of their ordeal after being kidnapped in Iraq

For the very first time, two Qatari hunters, who have returned from Iraq after being the kidnapped, have spoken out about their 16-month ordeal and joy at returning home. Mohammed Marzouki, 24, a Qatari, was kidnapped in Iraq 15 months ago. Marzouki stated that when he saw the lights of …

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Turkey eyes further investments in Qatar ahead of 2022 World Cup

The trade volume between Qatar and Turkey is expected to grow 10-15 percent this year. The trade between the two country reached $700m in 2016 said Fikret Ozer, Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar. “In the last few years, the trade between the two countries have grown in the range of …

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Qatar Airways ranked Best Regional Airline

Qatar Airways was named “Best Regional Middle East/Africa Airline” in Money magazine’s 2017 “Best in Travel” and was named runner-up for the title of “Best Overall International Airline”. These latest awards join a number of distinguished accolades the airline has recently received; including the esteemed “Airline of the Year” title …

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Former PM of Qatar stresses on the need to create joint institutions between Gulf states

Qatar’s former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister His Excellency Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani recently urged the necessity to create joint institutions between the Gulf states to offer effective solutions to the economic challenges in the post gas and oil phase. Al-Than further highlighted the correlation between the …

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