Qatar

May 20, 2001

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Qatar, the current chairman of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), on Saturday asked the five permanent member states of the United Nati

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A high-level British trade and investment mission arrived in Doha Saturday to promote bilateral trade and investment with Qatar.

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The decision in January by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to hold its fourth ministerial meeting in Doha, Qatar, in November 2001, has sparked controversy.

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The general assembly of the Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) will convene May 22 to discuss various issues.

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The general assembly of the Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) will convene May 22 to discuss various issues.

May 19, 2001

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Direct flights between Qatar and Italy will begin this summer, with Qatar Airways, Gulf Air and Alitalia scheduling operations between Doha and Milan

May 17, 2001

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Qatar's Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani arrived in Sanaa on Wednesday for bilateral talks with Yemeni officials.

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Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad Al Thani received on Wednesday a letter from his Jordanian counterpart Abdel Ilah Khatib, and another from Iraqi

May 16, 2001

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Foreigners working in Qatari government departments are to be exempted from paying visa and residence permit fees.

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Qatari Minister of Energy and Industry, Abdullah Al-Attiya, earlier this week signed two contracts with the Director General of the Spanish Natural Gas Companies Group, Jose Lopez.

May 14, 2001

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Yemeni Vice President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi is in Qatar for a two-day visit for talks on bilateral relations with Qatari officials.

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Cuban President Fidel Castro arrived in Qatar on Sunday, making him the first head of a communist nation to visit a Gulf Arab state.

May 13, 2001

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Qatar Airlines will soon allow 10kg of free baggage to infants who pay 10 percent of the total airfare.

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Qatar will export 4.92 million tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to South Korea from 2002 until 2023.

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Yemen’s Vice-President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi arrives Sunday in Doha for bilateral talks with Qatari officials.