Qatar

April 2, 2001

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The joint Qatar-Bahraini higher committee will convene next Monday in Doha as both countries signed an agreement to bolster bilateral ties.

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Qatar and Cuba have agreed to form a joint committee to boost links, at the end of a visit by Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque, the official QNA news agency reported Sunday, April 1.  It sa

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Qatar's mainly state-owned energy company Rasgas wrapped up its biggest-ever contract Sunday with two deals to supply liquified natural gas (LNG) to India, an official source said.

April 1, 2001

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Qatar’s telecom company, Q-TEL, has announced free connection for eight of its services until April 12 in a promotion offer.

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A group of Nepali workers, employed by a Qatari manpower supply firm in Doha, assaulted on Saturday the firm’s general manager and other employees aft

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Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani leaves Doha for Beijing Sunday for a four-day official visit to China.

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Qatar and Cuba signed on Saturday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a higher joint committee to work on developing relations between the t

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Higher than previously forecast oil prices are expected to provide the Qatari government with a budget surplus worth 497 million riyals ($136.5 million) for the 2001/02 fiscal year, which begin April

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Higher than previously forecast, oil prices are expected to provide the Qatari government with a budget surplus worth $136.5 million for the 2001/02 fiscal year.

March 31, 2001

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Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque arrived on Friday in Doha for bilateral talks with senior Qatari officials.

March 29, 2001

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Qatar and France are completing preparations for a naval exercise on April 10th in Doha.

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Qatar said it expected a surplus of QR497mn ($136.5m) in its 2001/2002 budget.

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Bahrain’s telecommunications company (Batelco) announced on Wednesday the introduction of a new Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN) link with Qa

March 28, 2001

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Qatar Airways secured a $44.5-million loan from Qatar National Bank on Sunday, March 25, to partially finance the purchase of two Airbus 300s, the official QNA news agency reported.  The deal was sign

March 27, 2001

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Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Osman Ismail on Monday denied news reports on transporting former Speaker of the Sudanese Parliament Hassan Turabi