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QATAR’S NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS TO KICK OFF TODAY

Qatar will officially mark the beginning of the festivities for Qatar’s National Day 2017 programmes, with the raising of the flag, at Darb Al Saai, in Doha’s Al Sadd area, at 3.00 pm today.

The main venue for the celebrations …

Tuvalu’s Governor-General receives credentials of the UAE Ambassador.

The Governor-General of Tuvalu, Iakoba Italeli, has received the credentials of Saleh Ahmed Alzreem Al Suwaidi, as a Non-Resident Ambassador of the UAE to Tuvalo, during a reception held at the presidential residence in the capital, Funafuti.

Al Suwaidi conveyed …

Fiji to resume flights to Japan

FIJI Airways yesterday announced the start of direct flights to Japan beginning July 3 next year.The airline’s managing director and CEO, Andre Viljoen said Tokyo would mark the national carrier’s fifth long-haul destination after Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hong Kong …

HH the Emir Holds Telephone Conversation with Palestinian President

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Wednesday held via telephone a conversation with HE President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas.

The telephone conversation reviewed developments in Jerusalem, particularly in relation to the decision of U.S. …

Japan Airlines invests $10 million in supersonic jet company Boom

Denver-based startup Boom Supersonic has won a $10 million investment from Japan Airlines Co Ltd (9201.T) in its push to build a supersonic passenger aircraft it claims will be faster, quieter and more affordable to fly than the Concorde.Boom has …

Governor of Riyadh, Deputy attend UAE National Day ceremony.

Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, the Governor of Riyadh Region and Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Region, today attended a ceremony held by the UAE Embassy in Saudi Arabia.

According to the Saudi Press …

Qatar’s Ambassador to Austria: Qatari Industrial Sector Has Great Potential to Lead Growth Rates

HE Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani, Qatar’s ambassador to the Republic of Austria and Qatar’s permanent representative to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), said that the industrial sector in Qatar has great potential to lead growth rates over …