Meanwhile, globally, prices rose by 4.8% on average in the year to the end of March, it added.
"Qatar and Sri Lanka can build on surging bilateral partnerships toward synergistic opportunities�manufacturing, infrastructure, marine, and energy, are the other key sectors in the Sri Lankan economy," he said.
Giuseppe Conte, a law professor, will become Prime Minister even though he has never held public office.
This year, when Forbes was evaluating the top 100 richest people in the world, Saudi’s billionaires were excluded because of the country’s silence on how much was taken from individuals in the corruption crackdown.
While these geopolitical changes undoubtedly caused a pause in the luxury real estate market, “by September 2017, most uncertainty was out of the market,” said Dan Conn, CEO of Christie’s International Real Estate.
The National, Abu Dhabi daily, reported earlier in the day that analysts of Egypt's investment bank EFG Hermes expect Saudi Arabia to be lifted in June to "emerging market" status by global index developer MSCI.