QATAR CHOSEN FOR AGUSTA HELICOPTER PLANT
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Qatar has been chosen as the site of a helicoptermaintenance and assembly plant by the Italian-British manufacturerAgustaWestland. The plant will be the first in the Middle East, officials said. Anagreement was initialed on Monday between AgustaWestland and the GulfCooperation Council state. The company has a defense backlog order of $8billion.