Qatar

February 4, 2001

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Qatar will issue an anti-money laundering law during the second half of the current year.

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A sharp rise in Qatari oil and gas exports in 2000 has left the Gulf state with an enormous trade surplus estimated at seven billion dollars.

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Qatar\'s Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, held talks Sunday with Sultan Qaboos on strengthening bilateral talks.

February 1, 2001

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World Trade Organization boss Mike Moore Wednesday insisted protestors would be free to peacefully express their opposition to globalization when ministers convene in the conservative Gulf state of Qa

January 31, 2001

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The Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifah al-Thani will pay a one-day visit to Algeria on Thursday.

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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