Qatar

January 31, 2001

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WTO officials meeting in Geneva Tuesday agreed to hold its annual meeting in Qatar despite sharp criticism from human rights groups who argued that the conservative Gulf state would have no qualms abo

January 28, 2001

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Qatar plans liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to five more countries and has plans for energy projects worth more than $15 billion, the Gulf state's energy minister said in an interview published Sa

January 27, 2001

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Qatar\'s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani will pay a visit to Oman next month in response to an invitation by Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed.

January 24, 2001

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A specialized training course on ISO 9000 and Quality systems-related internal auditing will be opened in Doha, Qatar next Saturday, with 20 represent

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The Qatari Q-Tel is likely to bring down the direct dialing rates (DDR) to the Indian subcontinent by the month-end, Gulf Times reported. Sources told

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Qatar has will host a top meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in November 2001.

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Qatar is set to host the ministerial conference of the World Trade Organization later this year after the only other country to have expressed an interest withdrew its offer. Qatar has assured the WTO

January 21, 2001

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The Qatari capital, Doha, has been named as the Grade One winner of the Safety Award in the Environmental Health Awards category.

January 17, 2001

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The board of directors of Qatar's General Corporation for Tourism (GCT) has held its first meeting, under the chairmanship of Shaikh Sultan bin Jassim Bin Mohamed Al Thani.

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OPEC oil ministers agreed Tuesday on a production cut to help boost slumping prices, the cartel's secretary general said, while one minister said most were agreed on a 1.5 million barrels per day redu

January 15, 2001

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Qatar on Monday urged Gulf countries to reach a consensus on meat imports after Saudi Arabia banned European beef and mutton over fears of \"mad cow\" disease.

January 11, 2001

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Japanese Foreign Minister Yohei Kono has announced the launch of closer cooperation with the Gulf, notably in the water sector, and an initiative to improve understanding of Islam.

January 10, 2001

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Japanese Foreign Minister Yohei Kono held talks in Qatar on Tuesday at the start of a Gulf Arab tour aimed at boosting links with the leading oil suppliers of resource-poor Japan.

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Qatar General Petroleum Corporation (QGPC), the state-run oil company, has changed its name to Qatar Petroleum and adopted a new logo, the official QNA news agency reported Tuesday.

January 9, 2001

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Qatar's Oil Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya on Monday urged the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to cut production by at least two million barrels per day (bpd) when it meets