FEATURED STORY Interview: Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Thani of Al Faisal Holding

What began more than 40 years ago as a small automobile spare parts business, has transformed into a holding group with a large number of consumers, involved in diverse sectors – including real estate, commercial and industrial activities. Al Faisal Holding has over 20 established and successful companies operating under its umbrella. Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Thani, vice chairman of Al Faisal Holding, in an exclusive interview with The Edge’s Aparajita Mukherjee, talks about the overarching philosophy that keeps the diverse entity together and its journey into the future.read more ›

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According to Ulrich Ogiermann, chief cargo officer of Qatar’s flagship-carrier Qatar Airways, the opening of Hamad International Airport’s (HIA) new cargo terminal in December 2013 – five months before passenger operations began at the gateway – was a ‘game-changer’ for the country’s wider freight-forwarding operation, writes Martin Rivers. read more ›

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Interview: Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Thani of Al Faisal Holding

by  — 17 May 2015

What began more than 40 years ago as a small automobile spare parts business, has transformed into a holding group with a large number of consumers, involved in diverse sectors – including real estate, commercial and industrial activities. Al Faisal Holding has over 20 established and successful companies operating under its umbrella. Sheikh Mohammed bin Faisal Al Thani, vice chairman of Al Faisal Holding, in an exclusive interview with The Edge’s Aparajita Mukherjee, talks about the overarching philosophy that keeps the diverse entity together and its journey into the future. read more ›

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Just as demographic and labour market developments are driving changing approaches to employment for Qataris and their compatriots across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), similar triggers are impacting non-nationals in the region’s workplaces. What is the evolving talent landscape for expatriates, and indeed do they even have a place in the future of the region? The answer is yes, but with some serious caveats, writes human resources expert David Jones, of The Talent Enterprise. read more ›

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