Qatar gears up for National Day celebrations Dec 07, 2017 0 1115 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaPreparations are in full swing to celebrate the Qatar National Day (QND) with much fanfare this year showcasing national pride.A host of activities have been lined up at Darb al Saai, the traditional venue for hosting National Day celebrations, by several government organisations and ministries.The Ministry of Defense (MoD) is participating for the first time in the QND celebrations to be held at Darb al Sai with a special pavilion titled 'Defense Camp'.In a statement, Director of the Directorate of Moral Guidance at the Ministry of Defense Lt Col Nawaf bin Mubarak bin Saif al Thani called on the public to visit the pavilion and participate in the various events to be held from December 9 to 20. Qatar Foundation (QF) is hosting a tent at Darb al Saai, from December 9 to 20. QF invited the public to join the festivities and take part in a range of engaging activities designed to showcase national pride.Similarly, the Police College will participate in Qatar National Day celebrations with a series of activities. The participation of the Police College reflects the QND vision to promote loyalty, solidarity and unity in the country. The activities to be carried out by the college this year include Al Ezz painting. Al Shaqab is all set to unveil its new brand identity this weekend at Darb al Saai. Moreover, visitors can enjoy a host of fun activities which Al Shaqab is organising at Darb al Saai. More on page 20 f1'eef0 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Emir warns of serious repercussions Dec 07, 2017 0 1331 Cabinet endorses Kuwait Emir's proposal to amend GCC Dec 07, 2017 0 830 Emir to meet French president Dec 07, 2017 0 345 Available reserves enough to defend riyal: QCB chief Doha The available reserves of the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) are more than enough to defend the Qatari riyal, its Governor HE Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al Thani said on Wednesday."QCB's foreign international reserves .. Trump demands Saudis allow aid into Yemen 'immediately' Washington US President Donald Trump on Wednesday took the rare step of publicly demanding that ally Saudi Arabia immediately allow humanitarian aid into war-ravaged Yemen, as residents in the capital Sanaa scrambled .. Allow immediate aid to Yemen: Trump to Saudi Washington US President Donald Trump on Wednesday took the rare step of publicly demanding that ally Saudi Arabia immediately allow humanitarian aid into war-ravaged Yemen, as residents in the capital Sanaa scrambled ..