Arab Future Cities Qatar 2017

10-11 April 2017
The Ritz-Carlton
West Bay Lagoon, Doha, Qatar




New Smart Programme Aims to Generate $11bn in Qatar's ICT Sector

Posted On August 28, 2017

The ICT sector in Qatar received a boost last March with the launch of the Smart Qatar Programme, or Tasmu, which aims to generate significant revenue for the economy and stimulate job growth.
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Qatar Infrastructure Spend to Reach $13bn in 2016

Posted On April 27, 2017

Qatar has earmarked $13bn in investments for 2017 with industry analysts predicting the market to peak within the first half of the year.
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Doha Third in the GCC as Global City of the Future

Posted On March 2, 2017

According to A. T. Kearney’s latest report, 'Global Cities of the Future, a GCC Perspective', Doha is the region’s third-most global city, after Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
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Qatar's Major Works Driving Growth

Posted On February 28, 2017

The Qatari government has increased its budget allocation for major works this year, with many of the projects being undertaken in preparation for Expo 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup well under way.
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Qatar 2022: Khalifa Stadium Likely to Open by Mid-2017

Posted On February 25, 2017

The Khalifa International Stadium (KIS) that is being redeveloped to host FIFA World Cup 2022 is expected to open by the end of second quarter of this year.
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Infrastructure-led Projects Driving Smart City Growth in Qatar

Posted On February 21, 2017

The infrastructure sector is a key component in the development of smart cities.
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Qatar Spending $500m a Week on World Cup Projects

Posted On February 8, 2017

Country's finance minister says the rate of spend could continue for the next four years to get country ready for tournament.
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Doha Festival City Sets Precedent for Smart Malls

Posted On February 6, 2017

Doha Festival City, Qatar’s anticipated entertainment, retail and hospitality destination, has announced a number of initiatives that will position it as one of the region’s leading smart malls.
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Qatar to Sign $12.6bn of New Infra Projects in 2017, Says Finance Minister

Posted On December 6, 2016

Finance minister Ali Sherif al-Emadi said economy to grow 3.4 percent in 2017, accelerating from its rate of expansion early this year.
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Cyber Security Paramount in Building a Smart City

Posted On November 23, 2016

Cyber security paramount in a digitally connected world.
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All Buildings to Get Smart Meters

Posted On November 8, 2016

According to Kahramaa, all new projects and buildings in the country will get smart electricity meters while all the old meters in buildings will be replaced gradually.
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Arab Future Cities Summit Qatar 2017 Dates Announced

Posted On November 1, 2016

Dates announced of 2017 edition of the Arab Future Cities Summit Qatar.
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HE Prime Minister Holds Ministerial Meeting on National Development Strategy

Posted On October 30, 2016

The meeting discussed important issues of the National Development Strategy 2017-2022, currently under preparation. The 2nd draft will be available for community dialogue.
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More Public Parks to Get Free Wi-Fi

Posted On October 24, 2016

In Doha eight new public parks and existing ones will get free Wi-Fi as part of the Public Parks Department project to develop smart parks.
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QR12bn being spent to improve Infrastructure

Posted On September 17, 2016

More than QR12bn allotted in 29 projects to improve infrastructure in Qatar
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Kahrama's Services will Soon be 'Smart'

Posted On August 30, 2016

Kahramaa's mobile app to have several additional services that will enhance the customer's experience
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Qatar's Only Smart Cities Event - The 5th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit Commenced Today

Posted On April 11, 2016

The fifth Annual Arab Future Cities attracted over 400 delegates on the first day of the summit.
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H.E. Minister of Transport & Communications Patronizes the 5th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit 2016

Posted On March 31, 2016

5th Annual Arab Future Cities Summit 2016 to be held under the patronage of H.E. Minister of Transport & Communications
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Ooredoo Named Title Sponsor for Arab Future Cities Summit 2016

Posted On March 24, 2016

Arab Future Cities Summit Qatar welcomes Ooredoo as a Title Sponsor
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