First GCC film fest kicks off in Doha
DOHA THURSDAY was an important day for the nascent film industry in Qatar and the region as the first GCC film festival started rolling in Doha. The opening ceremony at the Qatar National Theatre attracted a ...
|Al Muftah Group opens Charriol Geneve boutique at Pearl Qatar |
|DOHA THEAl Muftah Group opened its new Charriol Geneve Jewellery and Watches boutique at Pearl-Qatar on Friday.
Noted jewellery designer and creative director of Charriol Geneve Coralie Charriol Paul inaugurated the new outlet.
Speaking to mediapersons, Paul said that Charriol's new collections reflect the beauty of Arab tradition.
Coralie Charriol was in Doha as an invitee to the Doha International Jewellery & Watches Exhibition (DJWE) and to attend the grand opening of Charriol's new outlet.
Born as a watch company in Geneva, Charriol has considerably diversified over the years to become a multi-product brand which, in addition to watches and jewellery, also makes leather goods, writing instruments, eyewear and fragrances.
"Traditional Arab Jewellery has influenced me much during my travels across the Arab region," Coralie Charriol said, adding, "As we expand Charriol's market in Arab region, our new collections will have the flavour of Arab tradition though we have no plan to introduce a specific design for any of the country in the region.... |
|PEF offers computer education to women |
|DOHA THE Pakistan Engineers Forum (PEF) launched a computer learning programme titled 'Vision Arifa Karim' at the Next Generation School recently.
It is mainly for Pakistani ladies and girls who are not computer-literate or need to enhance their knowledge.
Wife of Deputy Head of Mission of Pakistan Embassy Farooq Malik and wife of Defence Attache Commodore Zafar Mansoor Tipu were the guests of honour at the inauguration function.
They emphasised the importance of working knowledge of computers for women as they can open doors of immense knowledge and resources that would be of benefit to them and their children. The opening ceremony started with recitations from the Holy Quran by TNG school students Mahrukh and Mariam.
The function was attended by a number of community members, PEF executive committee members and their families.
|QC team visits Palestine, inspects projects |
|DOHA A QATAR Charity delegation recently visited Palestine to review the status of its current projects and to strengthen relations with local humanitarian organisations.
The delegation included International Development Executive Manager Jassim Salem, Manager of the Asia Sector of International Development Mohamed Wahi and Palestine Deputy Country Manager Jouda al Jamal.
The team visited the village of Frosh Beit Dajan in the Al Aghwar area, where it held a meeting with villagers to identify their needs, which include a solar energy project for power generation.
The group also visited Wadi Al Bazan, where Professor Riyadh al Bohali, representative of Palestinian Solar and Sustainable Energy Society (PSSES), presented a proposal to finance a solar energy-based lighting project for the Wadi Al Bazan road, linking Al Aghwar and Nablus.
The solar energy project will be similar to an earlier QC project for the Wadi Al Nar road that links the towns of the West Bank from south to north, serving more than 1,000 vehicles and about one million people.