The Pearl-Qatar, the US $2.5 billion offshore island and the largest real estate development in the country, forms part of an exciting new documentary currently being filmed by Al Jazeera International current affairs and news channel.
Producers, directors and camera crews have been granted unlimited access to the development to highlight the fast pace of the country’s progress and the global scale of the project
Al Jazeera International is the 24-hour English-language news and current affairs channel, headquartered in Doha, which aims to broadcast globally in the first quarter of 2006.
“There is a great synergy with Al Jazeera International,” said Roger Dagher, marketing director of corporate communications at United Development Company, owners and developers of The Pearl-Qatar. “Both The Pearl Qatar and Al Jazeera International are exciting projects which are being projected on a global scale.”
Al Jazeera International is the world’s first English language news channel to be headquartered in the Middle East. From its unique position within the Arab and Muslim World, looking outwards, Al Jazeera International will report inclusively, offering all perspectives of a story and providing a fresh 360-degree approach to news coverage.
Speaking about the project Nick Bashkiroff, Development Director of The Pearl-Qatar said: “We were delighted to be included in the documentary. It proves that The Pearl Qatar has now become an integral part of the country’s growth and infrastructure. With Qatar as a progressive forward moving country, it’s only fit that Al Jazeera International should, highlight the contributions to placing the country on a global stage.”
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