promotes Purebred Arabian racing worldwide from the grass-roots to the highest level, with the flagship event organised under the generous patronage of H.H.
Richard Lancaster, Director of Shadwell Stud, the breeding arm of Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and founder of DIAR
, said: "The quality and number of horses entered are testament to the strength of the day and we are very grateful to all the owners and trainers from the UK, Europe, and beyond, who are supporting our races.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by Chairman of Qatari Diar
HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa al-Thani, CEO of Qatari Diar
Hotel group MHG, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently owns a portfolio of 126 hotels and resorts in 22 countries in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Europe, in South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, announced in 2015 that it had entered into a partnership with Qatari Diar
to launch two new Anantara sites in North Africa.
Khaled Mohammed Al Sayed, group CEO, Qatari Diar
, told the press on the sidelines of the Tunisia 2020 international investment conference that work on the $80m luxury hotel suites was on schedule and the resort would be open for visitors in 2018.
UK chairman and CEO Sheikh Jassim Al Thani said in a statement: "A hotel of this calibre perfectly aligns with the vision and ambitions for the neighbourhood and will help to ensure Mayfair retains its pre-eminent reputation as an outstanding place to live, visit and work."
, the real estate development arm of the Qatar Investment Authority (and developers of Qatar's first smart city, Lusail City), Hines, the international real estate firm, Conrad Hotels & Resorts and DC mayor Muriel Bowser, have confirmed that construction of the Conrad Washington, DC has begun.
As of January 2012, Qatari Diar
is capitalised at $4bn and has more than 49 projects under development or planning in Qatar and in 29 countries around the world, with a combined value of over $35bn.Ci
The event was held at Qatari Diar
's headquarters in Doha and was attended by His Excellency Ardasher S.
Representing the Omani side, the development agreement was signed off by H E Ahmed al Mahrazi, Minister of Tourism and board member of Omran, while Ali Shareef al Emadi, Qatar's Minister of Finance and chairman of Qatari Diar
, officiated for the Qatari delegation.
The project, which is coming up in South Al Sharqiyah governorate, is being developed by Qatari Diar
Ras Al Hadd Development Company, a newly-established entity jointly owned by the Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) and Qatari Diar