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The Resolutions of the Ordinary General Assembly of the Shareholders

       H.E. Sheikh Fahad Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman of Doha Bank, announced that the Ordinary General Assembly of the Shareholders in its meeting held on 10/5/2016 has unanimously agreed for Doha Bank to:

     1. Issue Certificate of Deposits (CD) program whose main components would be as follows:

   ü The Bank will issue Certificate of Deposits (CD) either through an SPV guaranteed by the Bank or directly by the Bank as part of its     product suite.
   ü The program size would be up to USD 3.0 Billion.
   ü The total minimum amount per certificate will be USD 1.0 Million or equivalent and maximum USD 1.0 Billion or equivalent.
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Qatar's current account deficit 'will be short-lived', says senior economist

2016-05-30
Qatar’s 2016 current account deficit, the first in almost 20 years, “will be short-lived and poses little risks” to the country's external balance and currency peg, as it has “enough financial buffers” to meet its immediate needs, said senior ...

Qatar First Bank says second London project completed

2016-05-29
Qatar First Bank has announced the completion of 7-12 Leinster Square, a residential real estate development in London, its second project in the UK capital city. The Sharia-compliant bank said in a statement that the project offers five three and four ...

Bazm-e-Urdu Qatar fetes outgoing chief

2016-05-30
Members of one of the oldest literary community organisations, Bazm-e-Urdu Qatar (BUQ), recently bid farewell to their chairman and renowned poet Amjad Ali Sarwar at a grand reception attended by members and a large number of Sarwar’s admirers.

Oxy Qatar sponsors four new books for children

2016-05-29
Officials with children at the sponsorship event. Doha: Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd (Oxy Qatar) has sponsored writer Maryam Al Subaiey, Founder of Q Talent, to write four children’s books as part of an initiative to support local talent. The books ...

Qatar Gives $100,000 to Texas School to Push Arabic Language and Culture

2016-05-30
The Qatar Foundation International (QFI) granted $100,000 to a Texas school district to promote Arabic language and culture classes that begin next school year. This marks the third school district in Texas to accept funds from the Qatari non-profit’s ...

Qatari engineer inspires students through novel teaching methods

2016-05-30
Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ) and the College of the North Atlantic Qatar (CNA-Q) recently held the 7th annual ‘Exploring ICT in Education Conference’ at the CNAQ campus, Doha, helping to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics teaching in ...

Qatar announces fuel rates for June 2016

2016-05-29
Doha: The Ministry of Energy and Industry announced the new rates for petrol and diesel for June 2016. According to rates posted on the ministry’s website, diesel prices continued to stand at QR1.40 per litre. As for 91-octane Premium Gasoline, it will ...

PM Modi to embark on five nation tour from June 4

2016-05-30
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a five nation tour from June 4 that will see him travelling to Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico. Modi will first go to Afghanistan on June 4, where he will visit Herat to inaugurate ...

PM Modi to visit to Switzerland, Mexico: MEA

2016-05-30
These visits would be part of Modi's five-nation trip beginning 4 June which will also cover Afghanistan, Qatar and the US. MEA has already formally announced Prime Minister's visit to Qatar and the US. Modi will visit Switzerland on 5-6 June, MEA said ...

Put your origami skills to the test and win a pair of tickets from Qatar Airways

2016-05-29
How would you like to win free air tickets from Qatar Airways with just an origami plane? Titled The Qatar Airways Great Origami Adventure, the centerspread advertisement on The Sunday Times on May 29 was created as a piece of water colour artwork ...

Qatar's current account deficit 'will be short-lived', says senior economist

2016-05-30
Qatar’s 2016 current account deficit, the first in almost 20 years, “will be short-lived and poses little risks” to the country's external balance and currency peg, as it has “enough financial buffers” to meet its immediate needs, said senior ...

Bazm-e-Urdu Qatar fetes outgoing chief

2016-05-30
Members of one of the oldest literary community organisations, Bazm-e-Urdu Qatar (BUQ), recently bid farewell to their chairman and renowned poet Amjad Ali Sarwar at a grand reception attended by members and a large number of Sarwar’s admirers.

Oxy Qatar sponsors four new books for children

2016-05-29
Officials with children at the sponsorship event. Doha: Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd (Oxy Qatar) has sponsored writer Maryam Al Subaiey, Founder of Q Talent, to write four children’s books as part of an initiative to support local talent. The books ...

Qatar Gives $100,000 to Texas School to Push Arabic Language and Culture

2016-05-30
The Qatar Foundation International (QFI) granted $100,000 to a Texas school district to promote Arabic language and culture classes that begin next school year. This marks the third school district in Texas to accept funds from the Qatari non-profit’s ...

Qatar announces fuel rates for June 2016

2016-05-29
Doha: The Ministry of Energy and Industry announced the new rates for petrol and diesel for June 2016. According to rates posted on the ministry’s website, diesel prices continued to stand at QR1.40 per litre. As for 91-octane Premium Gasoline, it will ...

Qatar raises $9 Billion in Middle East’s biggest bond sale

2016-05-26
Qatar sold $9 billion of Eurobonds, marking the biggest-ever bond issue from the Middle East where governments are tapping international investors to fill budget holes left by declining oil and gas revenues. The country borrowed across three maturities ...

Qatar to face Albania in friendly football match on Sunday

2016-05-28
Coached by Daniel Carreno, Qatar will play a friendly against Albania on Sunday before winding down their training camp in Austria. The squad’s training camp is based 90-minute drive away from Vienna, a Qatar Football Association (QFA) official said on ...

Put your origami skills to the test and win a pair of tickets from Qatar Airways

2016-05-29
How would you like to win free air tickets from Qatar Airways with just an origami plane? Titled The Qatar Airways Great Origami Adventure, the centerspread advertisement on The Sunday Times on May 29 was created as a piece of water colour artwork ...

Qatar Steel gets ISO 27001 certification for information security management

2016-05-29
Gulf Times reported that Qatar Steel has been awarded the ISO 27001:2013 certification for Information Security Management Systems in recognition of its standardised and best practices in effective IT infrastructure management and information securit ...

Qatar's CBQ says to hold investor meetings ahead of potential bond issue

2016-05-29
The meetings will be held in Asia, the Middle East and Europe from May 30, Commercial Bank said in a bourse statement. This may lead it to issue a benchmark dollar bond as part of its $5 billion Euro Medium Term Note (EMTN) programme, it said. Benchmark ...

Qatar companies warned about upcoming midday work ban - Doha News

2016-05-30
Doha NewsQatar companies warned about upcoming midday work banDoha NewsMeanwhile, some companies have previously told Doha News that they had already begun voluntarily observing the midday work ban, allowing their employees to cease working from 11:30am to 3pm. But with so many construction projects going on and ...

No Qatar Airways logo on new FC Barcelona kit - Doha News

2016-05-30
Doha NewsNo Qatar Airways logo on new FC Barcelona kitDoha NewsFC Barcelona has released the design of its new football strip – and for the first time in five years, it doesn't look like the word “Qatar” will be on it. The team has been in negotiations with Qatar Airways about renewing a sponsorship deal. Their ...Barcelona ditch the hoops as they unveil new kits for 2016/17FOXSports.comNew Barcelona kit shows the club returning to its roots after ditching Qatar AirwaysThe Drumall 22 news articles »

MOI: Refuse and report all panhandlers in Qatar this Ramadan - Doha News

2016-05-30
MOI: Refuse and report all panhandlers in Qatar this RamadanDoha NewsQatar's Ministry of Interior is forming some 35 teams to be on the lookout for people soliciting donations outside of public places this Ramadan. In a statement, the MOI has asked residents to report those “exploiting” the spiritual nature of the holy ...

Official: France may investigate Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid - Doha News

2016-05-30
Doha NewsOfficial: France may investigate Qatar's 2022 World Cup bidDoha NewsFrench authorities said they are considering launching an investigation into Qatar being awarded the right to host the 2022 World Cup. Speaking on the French radio station Europe 1 yesterday, the country's financial prosecutor Eliane Houlette fielded a ...Revelations Coming? France Mulls Inquiry Into Qatar's 2022 World Cup BidSputnik InternationalFrench prosecutor considering Qatar 2022 World Cup investigationSBSall 24 news articles »

Ooredoo Qatar rolls out super-speedy (but pricey) 1Gbps internet - Doha News

2016-05-29
Doha NewsOoredoo Qatar rolls out super-speedy (but pricey) 1Gbps internetDoha NewsHouseholds in Qatar now have access to some of the fastest internet speeds in the world, after Ooredoo launched its new 1Gbps fiber service this week. That kind of speed would allow a user to download a two-hour HD movie in two minutes, Ooredoo said.and more »

Burj Qatar shortlisted for $1 million world architecture prize - Doha News

2016-05-30
Doha NewsBurj Qatar shortlisted for $1 million world architecture prizeDoha NewsOne of Qatar's most iconic buildings has been shortlisted for a prestigious international architecture award. Doha Tower, also known as Burj Qatar, is among 19 buildings that have been chosen as finalists for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The ...

Qatar ministry announces new petrol prices for June - Doha News

2016-05-29
Doha NewsQatar ministry announces new petrol prices for JuneDoha NewsIn a video, it explained that many vehicles don't actually require higher-octane petrol and using it could be considered a waste of money and energy. However, some residents have reacted to the news by saying it's also not cost-effective to pay the ...and more »

More than 18000 people apply for 1200 Hajj spots in Qatar - Doha News

2016-05-29
More than 18000 people apply for 1200 Hajj spots in QatarDoha NewsOfficials in Qatar are working to increase the country's 1,200 visa quota for Hajj after a whopping 18,400 people applied to perform the pilgrimage, an official at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has said. Saudi Arabia has restricted visas in ...

CMC: New neighborhood markets in Qatar need a lot of work - Doha News

2016-05-29
Doha NewsCMC: New neighborhood markets in Qatar need a lot of workDoha NewsPlans for the markets were first announced by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) in 2014, with the aim of reducing congestion in central Doha by bringing together bakeries, grocery stores, laundry services, banking options, pharmacies and other ...

Qatar shops told to cap prices on 400 items for Ramadan - Doha News

2016-05-29
Doha NewsQatar shops told to cap prices on 400 items for RamadanDoha NewsTo keep popular food items affordable during Ramadan, which starts next week, Qatar's government has ordered price caps on more than 400 items of goods starting today. All shops and stores throughout the country are required by law to sell the items at ...Qatar imposes price cap on 400 goods ahead of RamadanArabianBusiness.comQatar food outlets and abattoirs under inspection ahead of RamadanPeninsula On-lineall 7 news articles »