Schoolkids get traffic rule lessons
DOHA AS PART of the fourth edition of the 'Schools without Accidents' campaign, the media and traffic awareness section of the traffic department organised lectures and other activities in schools across the country....
|Qatar Academy honours Quran meet winners |
|DOHA ALTOGETHER 49 Qatar Academy students won prizes for excelling in the annual Quran competition organised by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, recently.
The awards ceremony opened with the recitation of the Holy Verses by the students.
The students were then congratulated by Primary School Assistant Principal Hanan al Meer.
"We are proud of you. You have brought credit not only to yourselves, but also to the school as a whole. You are our ambassadors and you have succeeded in representing the school in a positive way. I would like to remind you to live by the values highlighted in the Holy Verses you came across during the competition," Meer said.
The students were equally pleased. Grade III student, Abdul Aziz, said, "It is a wonderful feeling. I am pleased to receive this award from my school." Echoing similar feelings, sixth-grader Mohammad Fawzi al Ajmi, said, "It was an enjoyable experience. I have learned a lot from it. I encourage all my schoolmates to participate next year." The students' reaction did not surprise Arabic teacher Dalal Ali Ahmad.
|Jassim, Nasser win Weqaya contest |
|DOHA THE Permanent Committee for Drug and Alcohol Affairs (PCDAA) of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has announced the winners of its annual Weqaya (prevention) research contest.
According to a MoI press release issued recently, the contest was organised under the patronage of the Director General of Public Security and Head of PCDAA Major General Saad bin Jassim al Khulaifi as part of the national strategy for combating drugs and creating awareness about its risks and perils.
The committee selected ten winners from the 74 research works it received. Two students, Jassim Abdul Rahman al Saadi and Nasser Mohammed Nasser al Faqeeh, from Khalifa Secondary School, won the first prize.
The other winners are Mohammed Ibrahim Basyooni from Al Shamal Secondary School (second), Maha Mohammed from Umm Hakim Secondary School (third), Mohammed Ahmed Abu Gazala from Abdulla bin Ali Al Misnad School (fourth), Ahmed Main al Atr from Ahmed bin Hambal Secondary School (fifth).
|Qatar Charity, Doha Bank launch Dirhams Program |
|DOHA QATAR Charity and Doha Bank have announced the launch of the 'Dirhams Program' for all customers of the bank.
According to a Doha Bank press release issued recently, the programme will allow all Doha Bank customers to sign an arrangement to transfer automatically the excess dirhams in their account at the end of each day to Qatar Charity to carry out humanitarian projects inside and outside Qatar.
This alliance is a result of Doha Bank's undivided faith in Qatar Charity's ability to bring welfare to people around the world and it is intended to give every Doha Bank customer the power to make a change, the release said.
At the launching ceremony, which was attended by senior officials from Qatar Charity and Doha Bank, Qatar Charity CEO Yousef bin Ahmad al Kuwari expressed his gratitude for the new collaboration and his admiration for Doha Bank's support of the noble cause.