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Turkish Army, Naval chiefs visit Qatar to intensify ties

ANKARA — Turkey’s Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar arrived in Qatar as part of an official visit on March 11, 2018. According to Turkey’s official Anatolia news agency Sunday, the  Army Chief is accompanied by Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces Vice Admiral Adnan Ozbal. The high-level officials visit has intensified bilateral relationship during last few months and both ... Read More »

Qatar requires 100,000 Pakistani workers for FIFA 2022 World Cup

Qatar requires 100,000 Pakistani workers for FIFA 2022 World Cup

Qatar desires that the maximum workforce required in this regard should come from Pakistan The Qatar Ambassador to Pakistan Saqr Bin Mubarak said that his country would required 0.1 million skilled workers for development and construction work underway in connection with FIFA Football World Cup 2022, to be held in Qatar. This was announced at the bilateral meeting of Qatar ... Read More »

PM Abbasi inaugurates first unit coal-fired Power Plant at Port Qasim

CPEC’s coal-fired power project has been jointly sponsored by Chinese and Qatari firms Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has inaugurated first unit coal-fired Power Project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Port Qasim. Qatari Prince Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al-Thani was also present during the inauguration ceremony, the coal-fired power plant has been jointly sponsored by Chinese and ... Read More »

Qatar Airways launches global promotion offer

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The offers are valid for travel between Sept 15 this year and May 31 next year Qatar Airways has announced ‘Global Travel Boutique’ promotion, offering passengers from around the world amazing fares on flights in both Economy and Business Class. The promotion also offers a chance to win once-in-a-lifetime Mega prizes, including the chance to fly free to any Qatar ... Read More »

These countries have longest Eid holidays in 2017

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Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in 2017 range from 23 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan. As Muslims across the globe gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, many are looking forward to long weekend and Eid holidays. Traditionally, Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated for three days as an official holiday in all Muslim-majority countries. ... Read More »

Pakistan will not take sides in Qatar-Saudi Dispute

Saudi demand Pakistan’s efforts to cooperate them in isolating Qatar The breaking off all diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia ally nations with Qatar has created a chaos in many Muslim countries. Qatar who is close ally to Pakistan, by land and sea made headline news around the world, when Saudi asked Pakistan to clear their position “are you with us or with Qatar”. Pakistan in light of the current diplomatic tensions, Islamabad has issue a quick statement in response of Saudi’s demand that Pakistan will not take sides in the brewing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East. The Saudi demand for Pakistan to take a clear position on Qatar came during a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, diplomatic sources unveiled. Premier Sharif, who accompanied by army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other senior officials, dashed to Jeddah on Monday to discuss the emerging situation in the Arab world. Pakistan has been treading a careful path since Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups. Meanwhile, Riyadh wants Islamabad to side with the kingdom as it ramped up efforts to participate them in isolating Qatar. However, Pakistani leaders instead Saudi expectation and offered to use its influence over Qatar to defuse the situation. Pakistani told the Saudi leadership that Islamabad would support any efforts to foster unity among the Muslim Ummah. However, Pakistan would not take sides in any event that would create divisions within the Muslim world. For this purpose, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will undertake visits to Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey, who are currently spearheading efforts seeking de-escalation of tensions between Qatar and other Gulf countries. Earlier this week, the Gulf States after cutting Qatar relations have given a time of two weeks to the Qataris to leave their shores. Qatar has also been taken out of the Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT) fighting in Yemen presently. Abu Dhabi also has announced stopping its flights to and from Doha.

Saudi demand Pakistan’s efforts to cooperate them in isolating Qatar The breaking off all diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia ally nations with Qatar has created a chaos in many Muslim countries. Qatar who is close ally to Pakistan, by land and sea made headline news around the world, when Saudi asked Pakistan to clear their position “are you with us ... Read More »

Turkey’s Erdogan aims for diplomatic push to solve Qatar crisis

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“We clearly disapprove of the sanctions on Qatar” Turkish President Erdogan said As the world reacts over the recent move four Arab states dramatically announced that they were cutting transport links with Qatar, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants to resolve the lowering Qatar tension dispute through diplomacy and mutual dialogues. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has spoken by phone with the ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi led alliance accused Qatar over support for militant groups and its relations with Iran Saudi Arabia and three other important Arab countries announce the suspension of military and diplomatic relation with the Qatar. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Egypt are going to shut land crossings with its neighbor, potentially depriving the emirate of imports through its only ... Read More »

Emir of Qatar seeks security cooperation with Pakistan

Emir of Qatar seeks security cooperation with Pakistan

Qatar seeks Pakistan Army’s cooperation in cyber security, defence production Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has acknowledged Pakistan’s role in developing and strengthening of their armed forces. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani expressed intend to learn from Pakistan Army’s experience in security domain and sought their assistance strengthening of their ... Read More »

Qatar buys Singapore Tower for record $2.5 billion

Qatar buys Singapore Tower for record $2.5 Billion

The acquisition of Asian Square Tower 1 by Qatar marks the largest single tower real estate transaction in Asia Pacific and second-largest single-tower real estate deal globally SINGAPORE – Asia Square Tower 1 in Singapore has been sold by a BlackRock-advised fund to the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) for about S$3.4 billion ($2.45 billion). John Saunders, managing director and the ... Read More »

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