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Qadran in Doha on the occasion of QITCOM 2019 exhibition to reinforce the Franco- Qatari cooperation on smart city

The Franco-Qatari economic circle Qadran, has led a delegation of French and Qatari companies to meet with high-level institutional and business representatives in Qatar. With the support of the Embassy of the State of Qatar to France, one of Qadran’s Founding members, the agenda’s main objective was to further enhance cooperation, open new opportunities and exchange experience in line with Qatar’s vision on smart cities.

Second economic delegation to Marseille

A delegation from Qadran, led by H.E. Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to France, and composed of French and Qatari business leaders, went to Marseille on Thursday, September 26, to meet with key stakeholders in the city and region. A delegation, who came specially for the occasion, also travelled from Doha, with senior representatives from Qatar...

Qadran welcomes its members for a garden party

On September 12, Qadran, the Franco-Qatari economic circle, gathered its members for a Garden Party at the residence of His Excellency, Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al Thani, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to France.

His Excellency first welcomed the members and presented the various stadiums under construction in Qatar for the 2022 Football World Cup, replicas of which were...

Qadran welcomes Alexandre Zibaut, Qadran’s new chairman

Qadran is pleased to announce Alexandre Zibaut as its new chairman.

Alexandre succeeds Christophe Bourland, who left his position as General Manager at Qatar National Bank France, and subsequently resigned from the chairmanship of Qadran. For more than 4 years, Christophe fully participated in the success of Qadran. The association wants to thank him for his commitment since the very early stage of the...

Private Dinner in honor of Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani

Qadran, the Franco-Qatari economic circle, gathered its members the 11th of April for a private dinner in honor of Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairman of Qatar Investment Authorities.

Christophe Bourland, Chairman of Qadran, first reminded Qadran’s deep commitment to contributing to the enhancement of the Franco-Qatari...

Qatar Airways Wins Six TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019


Qatar Airways takes home World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’

DOHA, Qatar — Qatar Airways is thrilled to announce that it has been named ‘World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East...

ALL, Accor’s new lifestyle loyalty program, becomes Principal Partner and jersey sponsor of Paris Saint-Germain Football Club

Accor and Paris Saint-Germain today announce they have signed a global multi-year partnership agreement. ALL (Accor Live Limitless), Accor’s new lifestyle loyalty platform, will become the Principal Partner and official jersey sponsor of the club starting from the 2019/2020 season.
The partnership will bring together a global, pioneering leader in the hospitality industry with the world’s fastest-growing football club; Accor’s 265 million guests join...

Dassault Aviation First Rafale delivery to the State of Qatar

Merignac – 6 February 2019 – Today a ceremony hosted by Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, was held in Merignac facility for the delivery of the first Rafale to the Qatari Emiri Air Force, under the patronage of His Excellency Dr Khalid bin Mohamed Al Attiyah, Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs, and Geneviève Darrieussecq, French...

Dinner debate with the Cercle Hébé

On January 22nd 2019 at the Automobile Club de France, the founding members of QADRAN were invited to a "dinner debate" within the Cercle Hébé. Founded in February 2014, the Cercle Hébé is a forum of reflection and action that aims to promote the youth initiative. During this dinner, QNB's role on the French and international scene was discussed. Christophe Bourland, General Manager of QNB France...

Meeting at Peninsula

The founding members of Qadran met on January 10th to share the Galette des Rois at the Peninsula Hotel. This event was an opportunity to prepare the 2019 agenda and discuss various events that will punctuate the year....

QNB Announces Neymar Jr as Global Brand Ambassador

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, has announced the appointment of the Brazilian soccer star and Paris Saint Germain player, Neymar Jr, as the Group’s Global Brand Ambassador. The exclusive partnership was signed by Mr. Yousef Darwish, General Manager of QNB Group Communications, and Mr. Neymar Silva Santos, Owner of NR Sport & Marketing, during the signing ceremony held recently at...

Welcome cocktail at the Royal Monceau

On the occasion of a cocktail on November 21st at the Royal Monceau, Qadran members welcomed the new Ambassador of Qatar to France, His Excellency Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Al Thani. During this event, Christophe Bourland, President of Qadran, thanked His Excellency for the attention he paid to the circle. He also presented the 2019 agenda highlighting the resumption of monthly meetings and the second edition...

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN OPENS NEW RETAIL SPACE IN THE MALL OF QATAR

DOHA, 5th AUGUST 2018 Paris Saint-Germain, one of Europe’s leading football clubs, is celebrating the opening of its 79-square-metre in-shop retail space in collaboration with Almana group at the Mall of Qatar, Doha. The new space forms an integral part of the club’s local expansion plans and is its third official retail space in the Qatari Capital, reinforcing the presence of the Paris Saint-Germain brand in the...

Katara Hospitality and AccorHotels to set up an investment fund dedicated to hospitality in Sub-Saharan African countries

  23rd July 2018