Qatari youth are on the accurate path to achieve the goals of 2030 National Vision, not only through creative business ideas but through embracing the concept of social entrepreneurship where business and community work together. Moreover, Qatari youth is finding support through the growing number of incubation centres such as Roudha Center, ictQatar, Bedaya Center and entrepreneur awards, such as the Reyada Award, from the Social Development Center.
For expatriates with families living and working in Qatar, having school fees paid for as part of their remuneration package is a major attraction. But such a benefit usually doesn’t cover the kids’ tertiary education fees. With the average cost of university fees on the rise, funding your child’s future requires some careful planning.
If you have a hard time refusing requests and saying ‘no’ to people, you should know that you’re not alone. Don’t try too hard to maintain a pleasant reputation at your own expense; in fact, the biggest favour you can do yourself is to learn how to say ‘no’.
About 30% of the Arab population is between the age of 15 and 29 years-over a 100 million youngsters. The two biggest issues facing them is unemployment and unemployability.
What Silatech set out to undertake was a challenge to begin with—provide thought-leadership, invest and innovate technologically, towards one goal of youth empowerment; but developments across the region over the last year have made its climb that much steeper.
Since the time of Marco Polo, the East, from the Ottoman lands to the Levant and beyond, has captivated the West’s imagination.
Qatar’s real estate sector is expected to continue the last year’s trend with most forecasts projecting optimism and a steady progress in 2012, according to an industry report.
By Peter Larson
Consider the tomato: Solanum lycopersicum. Proclaimed the “wolf peach” when it arrived in Europe, the hermaphrodite of produce hails from South America. Hitched a ride on conquistadors’ ships (c. 1520) and left the gardens of Montezuma for Monticello (c. 1781).
By Sindhu Nair
With a heady mix of culture and rich history, tantalising sky resorts, award-winning golf pastures and exotic mineral spa resorts, Bulgaria is keen to expand its areas of expertise to benefit countries that are willing to invest.
Traicho Traikov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism in Bulgaria, explains to Qatari investors why Bulgaria is a country to look out for.
By Rory Coen
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has pegged the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions & Events (MICE) sector as their priority segment in the market. Their immediate focus is on attracting business travellers, corporate functions and city-wide events to the peninsula in the hope that they will kick-start the other segments, such as leisure tourism, in their domain.