Nepali couple becomes successful business entrepreneurs in Qatar

Bikash Prasai and Anu Prasai are one of the most successful Nepali business couples in Qatar. The humble couple landed in Doha in 2006,...

Value Added Tax (VAT) hitting Qatar soon!

Possibility of implementing Value Added Tax (VAT) in Qatar from as early as January 1, 2018, a senior finance professional said. The starting rate for...

NRI’s can now deposit the old ₹ 500 and ₹ 1,000

NRI's are now permitted by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to deposit the old ₹ 500 and ₹ 1,000 notes. ( NRIs who were not...

Qatar ministry issues license for small business from home

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has decided to issue licenses for QR. 1,020 per annum for practicing commercial activities at homes, as...

India scraps 500 and 1,000 rupee bank notes overnight

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the 500 ($7.60) and 1,000 rupee banknotes will be withdrawn from the financial system overnight. The surprise...

New rule: Non-Qataris may invest up to 100% of the project capital in all...

New law to permit non-Qataris’ total investment in projects The Cabinet gave its nod to the draft law on non-Qatari capital investment in economic activity...

Reinsurance prices to go up next year: QFCA

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) reinsurance sector is poised to harden over the next one year as prices and premiums are slated...

Commercial Bank launches membership club for minors

Commercial Bank has introduced a “first in Qatar” concept that provides advantages to parents and their children. The Young Elite Savers Club, open to both...

Qatar: Reduction in the rents

Close on the heels of a government-backed real estate development announcing reduction in the rents of some of their commercial properties, requests for such...

Qatar to invest $40bn in hospitality sector

With more than $40bn worth of investments in the next 15 years, Qatar’s hospitality industry is poised to experience strong growth even as construction...

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