Article – Prime Minister Lays Foundation Stone for Um Alhoul Economic Zone

by 16 April 2015

2 March 2015 The Peninsula

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani laid the foundation stone for “Um Alhoul Special Economic Zone” project, in Um Alhoul area, on Monday morning.

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister underlined that in order to achieve the vision of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani for the development of Qatar’s economy and open the fields of investment and development [...]

Article – Ground broken for economic zone at Qatar’s port

by 10 April 2015

3 March 2015 Michael Fahy Construction Week

Qatar’s economic zones company, Manateq, has broken ground on the new, 33.5km2 economic zone renamed as Um Alhoul Special Economic Zone which will be built next to the country’s massive new port – itself renamed Hamad Port.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the new zone, which will be home to light manufacturing companies in the building materials, metals, logistics, petrochemicals, food processing and maritime sectors. [...]

Article – Manateq launches Um Alhoul Special Economic Zone

by 10 April 2015

3 March 2015 ZAWYA

Manateq - the foremost developer and operator of Qatar’s new economic zones and projects that offer world-class business environments to the Qatari private sector – has pushed further forward into its mandate as it held another groundbreaking ceremony, this time for the Um Alhoul special economic zone project.

Leading State, company officials and dignitaries at the ceremony were His Excellency the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin [...]

Article – Qatar launches first of 3 new economic zones

by 12 December 2014

25 November 2014 MENAFN

Qatar announced it has launched the first of three new special economic zones established to help the country with diversifying its economy, Arabian Business reported.

The Ras Bufontas Economic zone, which is built over 4.1 square kilometers near the new Hamad International Airport, will specialize in companies in the communications, InfoTech, energy, logistics, construction, transportation among other sectors.

The Qatari government said that the special economic zones would be the base [...]