7 global firms to invest over QR1 bn in Qatar’s free zones Dec 16, 2019 0 1148 12345 Satyendra Pathak Doha In a major boost to Qatar’s economy, Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) held a ceremony to licence seven of the world’s leading companies from Germany, France, China, the US and Malaysia for joining free zones in Doha on Sunday. The signing of licences will see seven global companies — China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), Gaussin, Inventus Power, Thales Group, Unistrong, Volkswagen and Wasco Coatings — establish their operations in Qatar Free Zones (QFZ) with a collective investment of more than QR1 billion. Witnessed by QFZA Chairman and Minister of State HE Ahmad al Sayed, the special ceremony was organised on the sidelines of the Doha Forum. They seven companies will join a diversified group of more than 50 companies establishing operations in Qatar Free Zones. The projects of the first group of companies represent a total investment of more than QR1.5 billion in Qatar Free Zones. All the companies will commence their operations in the free zones in the New Year. RELATED ARTICLES Amir affirms Qatar’s firm support for Libya Dec 16, 2019 0 1395 Amir issues order to pardon prisoners Dec 16, 2019 0 865 Rain lashes Qatar Dec 16, 2019 0 974 Doha Forum calls for innovative ways to tackle challenges QNA Doha The 19th edition of the Doha Forum 2019 concluded on Sunday with a call to apply innovative solutions to overcome challenges facing the world. Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser .. QCB guv inaugurates al khaliji’s new headquarters in Lusail City Satyendra Pathak Doha Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Governor Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al Thani inaugurated the new headquarters of Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) in Lusail City on Sunday. Named al khaliji Tower, the .. Liverpool team arrives in Doha Liverpool’s star player Mohamed Salah smiles as he arrives at the Hamad International Airport in Doha on Sunday. European champions Liverpool will play Mexico’s Concacaf champions Monterrey in the FIFA Club World Cup .. Amir appoints new envoy to Thailand QNA Doha The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Sunday issued Amiri Decision No. 62 of 2019 appointing Ahmed Ali Abdulrahman al Jamil al Tamimi as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of .. Qatar directed its resources to advance education: Attiyah Qatar has been able to direct its resources to advance education and information technology as well as openness to others, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs HE Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al .. Amir congratulates Algeria’s Tebboune The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Sunday held a telephone conversation with Abdelmadjid Tebboune, during which the HH congratulated him on his victory in the presidential elections in Algeria. The Amir ..