Qatar

February 28, 2001

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Qatar said Tuesday, February 27, that the World Trade Organization (WTO) conference scheduled to be held in Doha in November would be a success.

February 27, 2001

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Date: Mar. 11 – Mar.14 , 2001. Location: Sheraton Doha Hotel and Resort, Doha, Qatar. Coordination By: Qatar General Petroleum Corp., P.O. Box 3212, Doha, Qatar. Contact: Phone: 449 1491.  Fax: 483 11

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Date: Mar. 11 – Mar.14 , 2001. Location: Qatar International Exhibition Centre, Doha, Qatar Coordination By: Qatar Expo, P. O. Box:8019, Doha - Qatar.  Contact: Phone: (+974) 323290 - 440094.  Fax: (+

February 26, 2001

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Qatar’s Emir Shiekh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani said his country is moving ahead to establish a full- fledged parliament within a period of one-and-a-h

February 25, 2001

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Qatar will be turning to the world banking community during the course of the current year, aiming to raise $2 billion worth of financing for three major development projects, reports <I>Gulf News.</I

February 22, 2001

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Qatar and Venezuela vowed Wednesday to cooperate within OPEC for the stability of the oil market, adding that embassies will be opened in each of the two countries.

February 21, 2001

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Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Hamad al-Thani issued Tuesday a decree appointing Major General Ghanem al-Hedaifi as a minister of state.

February 18, 2001

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Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko arrived in Doha on Saturday for a three-day visit, aimed at strengthening bilateral ties.

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Qatar Telecom (Q-Tel) announced Friday, February 16, a 16.2 percent increase in net profit to 724.5 million riyals ($199 million) in 2000 from the previous year.

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Qatar Petroleum (QP) signed an agreement Thursday with Maersk Oil Qatar, a subsidiary of the Danish firm Maersk Olie og Gas, to develop an oil field possibly worth 1.2 billion dollars, Qatar's energy

February 13, 2001

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Qatar's Oil Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya said Sunday a cut in OPEC's crude output was not necessary, the Emirati agency WAM said.

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Work will soon begin on a venture carrying and distributing Qatari gas to the United Arab Emirates, Qatari Energy Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya said Monday.

February 12, 2001

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Qatar National Bank (QNB) announced Sunday, February 11, its 2000 profits rose nine percent to 491 million riyals ($134.9 million) from 452 million riyals ($124.2 million) in 1999.

February 11, 2001

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The World Trade Organization (WTO) will hold its next meeting of ministers in the Gulf state of Qatar from November 9 until 13, a spokesman said here Thursday.

February 7, 2001

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An agreement on the multibillion dollar Dolphin gas venture in which the emirate of Abu Dhabi carries and distributes Qatari gas will be signed soon, a specialist newsletter reported Monday.