Qatar

September 14, 2000

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September 13, 2000

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Qatar plans to set up its own taxi company to improve public cabs and services that the government considers an important element of the tourism sector.

September 12, 2000

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Ten government departments in Qatar have gone online to try cutting bureaucracy. The three-level online project is expected to be fully operational within two-and-a-half years.

September 10, 2000

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A Qatari official says that his country will not normalize relations with Israel unless a comprehensive Middle East peace is reached.

September 9, 2000

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Drug law enforcement officials in Qatar have busted an Asian drug ring thought to be the biggest in the region. 11 Asians and two Qataris were arreste

September 8, 2000

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has met the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on Friday, on the sidelines of the UN Millennium Summit

September 6, 2000

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Over the past three decades Qatar has invested $22 billion in petroleum, gas and petrochemicals, an economic report said.

September 3, 2000

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Qatar Finance Ministry attempts to woo family-owned firms into high investment shareholder companies have been met with little enthusiasm. Ministry officials said a lack of awareness of the importance

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Qatar launched on Sunday an ambitious plan for e-government in the Gulf emirate to mark the 29th anniversary of independence, the official Qatar News Agency said.

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Local market sources, quoted in <I>Al-Watan</I> daily, have estimated that with the re-opening of the schools, Qatari citizens spend a collective sum of QR 15-20 million on school supplies at the begi

September 2, 2000

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Qatar celebrates Sunday the 29th anniversary of its independence with launching new landmark projects.

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August 29, 2000

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Leading Arab and international oil and gas companies will meet for a three-day Gas Summit in Doha, Qatar starting October 9th, according to Gulf News.

August 28, 2000

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Qatar and the Gulf Arab States have requested a $500 million loan from Japan's Sumitomo Bank. The seven-year loan is expected to be finalized by the end of August, and syndication is to take place sho

August 27, 2000

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Qatar contains the third largest natural gas reserves and the largest non-associated gas field in the world. Qatar is also emerging as a major exporter of liquefied natural gas. An OPEC member, Qatar