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HE the Minister Meets with European Commission Delegation
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Doha – Qatar

HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti met here Tuesday with a European Commission delegation who are participating in the first round of the comprehensive aviation agreement negotiations between the State of Qatar and the EU.

The delegation was headed by Mr. Carlos Bermejo Acosta, Head of Unit, International Transport Affairs, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport.

HE The Minister Meets with IALA Secretary-General
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti met here Tuesday with the Secretary-General of the International Association of Marine Aids ...

Minister with German Ambassador
Monday, August 22, 2016

HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communications, met here Tuesday with HE Hans-Udo Muzel, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Doha.

Global Innovation Index 2016: Qatar Makes Significant Headway
Sunday, August 21, 2016

Qatar is ranked first in the world on two indicators, Ease of Paying Taxes and Tertiary Inbound Mobility of International Students in the Global Innovation Index 2016 released at a Geneva media briefing last week.

DIC
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The Digital Incubation Center (DIC) once again opened its doors to a new group of young, tech-savvy entrepreneurs who have innovative technology-related ideas, fledgling ICT start-ups, or who are ready to start an ICT company.

2016 Online Service Index
Monday, August 1, 2016

Qatar ranked among the top 10 Asian economies, on the Online Service Index of the biannual E-Government Development Index (EGDI) released on Friday by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA).

Qatar Makes Giant Leaps in Roads, Ports and Airport Infrastructure Quality
Monday, July 25, 2016

Qatar ranked 14th on the global list of the 2015-16 Global Competitiveness Report’s index published by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Qatar Ranked 27th on Networked Readiness Index in GITR 2016
Monday, July 18, 2016

Qatar ranked 27th among most networked nations in the world and second among Arab countries, (UAE that ranks 26th), on the 2016 edition of the “Global Information Technology Report GITR” published by the World Economic Forum in partnership with INSEAD and Cornell University. Bahrain and Saudi Arabia rank 28th and 33rd, respectively

Ministry of Transport and Communications, Microsoft sign agreement to broaden e-services implementation
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft that will pave the way for an evolution in public sector e-services implementation.

The agreement was signed by Assistant Undersecretary of Government Information Technology Sector Hassan Jassim al Sayed and Naim Yazbeck, General Manager of Microsoft Qatar.

New Report Reveals How ICT Is Helping to Transform Businesses in Qatar
Thursday, June 9, 2016

"Qatar’s ICT Landscape 2016: Business" shows that 83% of business establishments surveyed believe their businesses have benefited from ICT, with nearly half saying that ICT helps them access customers in new geographies and expand their potential market.

Qatar IT Business 2016 Awards Celebrate Excellence in the Nation’s IT Sector
Wednesday, June 1, 2016

A gala awards ceremony for the Qatar IT Business 2016 Awards was held last night at the St Regis Doha. The prestigious awards celebrate Qatari companies’ contribution to the IT sector.

MOTC Finalizes Arbitration Process for Qatar IT Business Awards 2016 Nominations
Monday, May 23, 2016

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has finalized the assessment and arbitration process for the Qatar IT Business Awards 2016 nominations. Results and winners are yet to be unveiled by the end of this month at a special event.