Gulf Times - sector
Public transport sector set for major makeover

Public transport sector set for major makeover

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is set to provide a major facelift to Qatar’s public transport sector with its Buildings Projects Department working to set up bus depots and stops in various areas.

Qatar banking sector set to see lending surge: Seetharaman

Qatar banking sector set to see lending surge: Seetharaman

Qatar's banking sector, which has displayed its resilience to the Covid-19, ought to see strengthened lending amidst strong macroeconomic growth backed by the North Field South Project (NFS), Doha Bank chief executive Dr R Seetharaman said ...

Guidance tool to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in hospitality sector

Guidance tool to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in hospitality sector

A guidance tool to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in the hospitality sector in Qatar was launched by HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs ...

German corporate sector increasingly looking at investment opportunities in Qatar, says envoy

German corporate sector increasingly looking at investment opportunities in Qatar, says envoy

Germany's corporate sector is increasingly looking at investment opportunities in the fast-growing Qatar and more firms are expected to establish their presence in the country’s free zones, according to its envoy.

Brisk activities at Qatar ports point to buoyant maritime sector

Brisk activities at Qatar ports point to buoyant maritime sector

Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports have reported brisk activities in July compared to June; indicating normalcy being restored in Qatar’s maritime sector despite Covid-19 challenges.

Upbeat non-hydrocarbons sector helps Qatar post gain in Q1 real growth: PSA

Upbeat non-hydrocarbons sector helps Qatar post gain in Q1 real growth: PSA

Strong growth in non-hydrocarbons overcame the flat course in the hydrocarbon sector as Qatar reported an increase in real (inflation-adjusted) growth in the first quarter (Q1) of this year.

PPP law to enhance govt-private sector integration: minister

PPP law to enhance govt-private sector integration: minister

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari has said the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Law would play a significant role in enhancing the integration of government and private sector.

Qatar's maritime sector continued to be busy in May despite virus woes

Qatar's maritime sector continued to be busy in May despite virus woes

Qatar's maritime sector continued to be busy in May this year, amidst Covid-19, as more vessels called on Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports and there was a double-digit monthly expansion in the handling ...

Takeaway resumption to 'give further boost to F&B sector'

Takeaway resumption to 'give further boost to F&B sector'

The food and beverage (F&B) sector in Qatar is expected to get a further boost as takeaway services at restaurants and cafes, except those operating in malls, have resumed, it is learnt.

Exit permits to be abolished for govt, semi govt staff from March 19

Exit permits to be abolished for govt, semi govt staff from March 19

The Ministry of Interior announced Saturday that exit permits for the governmental and quasi-governmental sector, with the exception of 5 percent of the workers determined by the employer ...

‘SME sector is key driver of Qatar’s economic diversification’

‘SME sector is key driver of Qatar’s economic diversification’

The small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector is a key driver of the state’s economic diversification, and a tool to promote the country’s industrial and productive potential in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 ...

Baladna increasingly tapping Horeca, airline sectors to expand its revenue

Baladna increasingly tapping Horeca, airline sectors to expand its revenue

Baladna Food Industries (BFI) is increasingly tapping the Horeca (hotels, restaurants and cafe) sector, including airlines, as part of expanding its revenue