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New Qatar body set up to accelerate innovation

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) and Ooredoo, along with 15 national stakeholders, have joined forces to launch Qatar Innovation Com

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Qatar's first World Cup stadium to be ready in Q2

The Khalifa International Stadium, one of the major venues for the Fifa Wold Cup 2022 in Qatar, is undergoing redevelopment and is likely to open by the end of the second quarter this year, said a report, citing  a top official.

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Qatar installs modular seats at 2022 World Cup venue

Construction at the 60,000-seat Al Bayt Stadium in Doha, Qatar, is now in full swing with the commencement of installation of the first fix of 2,500 modular seats at the north stand of the stadium. The stadium, which is designed l

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Qatar installs modular seats at 2022 World Cup venue

Construction at the 60,000-seat Al Bayt Stadium in Doha, Qatar, is now in full swing with the commencement of installation of the first fix of 2,500 modular seats at the north stand of the stadium. The stadium, which is designed l

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British construction worker dies at Qatar stadium site

A British construction worker has died while working on Qatar's Khalifa International Stadium, a 2022 World Cup venue. The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the body charged with organising the World Cup, said in a st

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Qatar-China JV wins 2022 World Cup stadium contract

Leading Qatari contractor HBK Contracting said its joint venture with China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has won the main contract for the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium near Doha. The announcement from the Supreme Commit

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Qatar inks deal for inspection of World Cup construction sites

Qatar´s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has reached an agreement with the global Building and Wood Workers´ International (BWI) group for joint inspections of its World Cup 2022 construction sites as well as workers' ac

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Blatter, Valcke 'enriched themselves with salary hikes'

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two other leading officials were involved in a "co-ordinated attempt" to enrich themselves through annual salary increases and World Cup bonuses, world soccer's governing body said on Friday.

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Qatar testing turf able to survive desert sun

Critics say Qatar will be too hot to host the 2022 World Cup but it is determined to prove the grass is no greener elsewhere. Beyond the air-conditioned stadiums now slowly rising from the greyer dust, how to keep the football pit

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Qatar testing turf able to survive desert sun

Critics say Qatar will be too hot to host the 2022 World Cup but it is determined to prove the grass is no greener elsewhere. Beyond the air-conditioned stadiums now slowly rising from the greyer dust, how to keep the football pit

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