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th-22112006Propelled by oil prices and since the development of the world’s third largest reserves of natural gas Doha has become a building site. Ten years ago it was a sleepy tiny backwater, but early this century Qatar’s gas sector development took off when it began signing deals with multinationals. Plans to change the face of the country by 2009 were made public when the Emirates ruler, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani set up the Public Works Authority, Ashghal, in January 2004 to oversee “a total change in the existing landscape”.

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