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Qatar-based conglomerate Aamal Company on Tuesday announced it had signed a deal with Argentinian transport infrastructure firm Cometrans Group, to develop the Gulf’s new rail system. The joint venture, Cometrans Qatar, will also work on the proposed GCC rail system, as well as create a manufacturing facility for the assembly of buses and other industrial […]

Official holiday on December 17

December 17, 2009, will be the official holiday to mark the assumption of power by Sheikh Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani, instead of December 18 since it is a weekend. This came in a circular issued yesterday by HE the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Nasser bin Mohamed bin Abdul Aziz al-Thani.