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UrbaCon’s Al Khayyat: Mall of Qatar received 100,000 visitors on opening day

November 21, 2017

13 December 2016 The Mall of Qatar, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, received approximately 100,000 visitors on its opening day on 10 December 2016, a senior official of UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC) announced today. “I’m pleased to see the Mall of Qatar running successfully...

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Mall of Qatar welcomes 100,000 visitors during its launch

November 21, 2017

A new 500,000 sqm shopping center in Doha, called the Mall of Qatar, has attracted no less than 100,000 inquisitive visitors during its soft launch earlier this week. Still in fit-out phase Located in Qatar’s capital, the mall will house more than 500 shops, including 100 eateries. Alongside well-known...

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French firm Bouygues Construction has been chosen to construct sewage tunnels in Qatar.

November 21, 2017

Qatar’s Public Works Authority awarded two contracts for the design and construction of sewage tunnels to Bouygues Travaux Publics, in consortium with Urbacon Trading and Contracting. Both deals are worth $619.4m (EUR550m), of which Bouygues Travaux Publics’ share amounts to roughly $321.4m (EUR285m), according to a company statement. The...

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Mall of Qatar said to lure 100,000 shoppers on launch day

November 20, 2017

Doha’s new shopping concept with 500,000 sq m of retail space, officially opened its doors to the public on Saturday Mall of Qatar, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, attracted about 100,000 visitors on its opening day on December 10, it has been announced. Doha’s new...

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Land of milk and money: Qatar looks to farms to beat the Gulf boycott

October 20, 2017

Emirate’s drive for food security is symbolic of its determination to make efforts to isolate it ‘a blessing inside a calamity’. A herd of imported cows at the Baladna farm. Qatar is aiming to be self-sufficient in its milk needs. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images Patrick Wintour in Doha Friday 20...

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“Baladna” Company to CNN: The first batch of the imported cows will arrive to Doha via Qatar Airways

October 20, 2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates- (CNN) The first batch of cows imported by the Qatari “Baladna” Farm’s dairy production, from Germany, Netherlands, United States and Australia arrived to Doha, on Tuesday, according to what the company considered as a plan to meet 30 to 35% of the country’s need of...

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“Baladna” Farm is working on achieving self sufficiency for the State of Qatar from dairies and their products within 9 months.

July 12, 2017

The first herd of “165” dairy cows from the 4000 cows agreement is scheduled to arrive to Doha Airport on Tuesday on-board a Qatar Airways aircraft. The contracting company “Baladna for Qatari dairies” concluded an agreement with German, American, Australian and Dutch companies to import cows in order to...

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Ambition and realism in the work of construction companies

May 18, 2017

Mr. Moutaz Al Khayyat – Chairman of the board of directors of Urbacon Trading & Contracting A recent study issued by Ubhar Capital For Research drew my attention which stated that several real estate and construction companies in the Gulf region has made programs to recapitalize by reducing the...

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Mall of Qatar: A Letter Proving that Regional Markets Are Still Strong

December 1, 2016

Written by: CEO of UrbaCon Contracting & Trading, – Mr. Moutaz Al Khayyat. Attention is now turning towards the Gulf and Qatar in December 2016, towards an important event in Qatar which is the Mall of Qatar opening, known as the “host stadium of Fifa World Cup 2022”, on...

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UrbaCon’s Al Khayyat: KidzMondo Doha to open in December

October 26, 2016

26 October 2016 KidzMondo Doha, a one-of-a-kind miniature edutainment city in Qatar, will welcome the visitors at the Mall of Qatar in December 2016, a senior official of UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC) announced today. “I’m pleased to see the edutainment arm of UCC opening very soon in Qatar...

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