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One of the world’s most powerful energy industry executives believes Qatar will emerge as a world-class science and technological cluster. Rex W. Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation, the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company hailed Qatar’s emergence as a science and technology hub with the inauguration of QSTP on […]

MEMBERS of the Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing board held a reception at the Museum of Islamic Art, where officials promised that a “vibrant, dynamic and exciting list of books” will be published when the company starts operating in the Spring of 2010. A $13.2mn agreement was signed between Qatar Foundation and Bloomsbury in October of […]

Qatar Foundation’s Concert Series

The first celebrity concert of the 2009 Concert Series presented by the Qatar Foundation, in association with Qatar Shell, will commence on February 19 at the Qatar Academy Auditorium at 7 pm. International opera star Sir Willard White, who will be visiting Doha for the second time, will be the featured guest artist of the […]

Nearly four years ago, the School of Foreign Service’s Qatar campus opened its doors within Education City. Now the campus is preparing to moving from a shared-building owned by the Qatar Foundation into a nearly 400,000-square-foot facility of its own. The building, scheduled to open in fall 2010, will include classrooms, offices, a library and […]

The Sidra Medical and Research Centre, under the Qatar Foundation, is the biggest healthcare project in the Gulf region, according to a research published recently. Countries in the region are spending almost $14bn in the healthcare sector according to the Proleads, which maintains the most comprehensive database of the projects in the region. The spending […]