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Qatar, Belize sign air services agreement

Montreal, Canada: Qatar and Belize have signed an air services agreement as part of the efforts to connect Qatar with more such agreements that open airspaces for the national carrier to fly to more destinations around the world. The agreement was...

Oct 02, 2022
Curtain comes down on Qatar International Arts Festival at Katara

Tribune News NetworkDohaIn a distinguished artistic atmosphere, and in the presence of a large audience, the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) concluded last Friday evening the activities of the fourth edition of the Qatar International Art...

Oct 02, 2022
A highly-rated, value-for-money American Curriculum school in Qatar offering a world-class education

Mark Lentz (Head of School/CEO) Mark Lentz has been the Head of School/CEO of GEMS American Academy Qatar (GAAQ) since March 2016.Additionally, he is also the GEMS Education Qatar Country Lead (of both GEMS American Academy Qatar and GEMS Wellington...

Oct 02, 2022
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QU-YSC opens 9th cycle of Science in Sports programme

Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar University’s (QU) Young Scientists Center (YSC) has launched the ninth cycle of its successful Science in Sports programme, which follows the STEM curriculum in an innovative framework to attract school students to explore the science behind sports.The programme will enable the students to understand the scientific...

Oct 02, 2022
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FM reiterates Qatar’s desire for Iran, US to reach fair nuclear deal

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on Saturday reiterated Qatar’s desire for Iran and the US to reach a consensus that contributes to reviving the nuclear deal and reaching a fair agreement for all, taking into consideration the concerns of all parties. The FM stressed that this...

Oct 02, 2022
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‘Qatar to be an open carnival during World Cup’

Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar will become an open carnival during the FIFA World Cup, according to a top Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) official.Khalid Al Mawlawi, Deputy Director General for Marketing, Communications and Tournament Experience at SC, said the official opening of the Corniche activities will be on November 19. FIFA...

Oct 02, 2022
Amir greets Chinese prez

QNADohaHis Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping on the occasion of his country’s National Day.

Oct 02, 2022
Registration for winter camping season to start from Oct 16

The registration for the annual winter camping season for the year 2022-2023 will open on October 16 and will continue until October 27 for all regions, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) has announced.The registration will be completed in three phases. While the registration for the southern regions (Sealine and Khor Al Adaid) will be from Oct 16 to 19, the registration for...

Sep 30, 2022
QVC in Nepal begins processing applications for domestic workers

The Qatar Visa Center in Kathmandu, Nepal, has started receiving applications for work visas of domestic and other such workers, the Ministry of Interior has said.Prior online appointments have to be booked through Metrash 2 app or through QVC website. QVCs simplify and accelerate work visa procedures for those coming to Qatar from abroad by enabling them to complete fingerprint and biometric data...

Sep 30, 2022
We dispute Hummel’s claim on World Cup: SC

Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has said since winning the right to host the FIFA World Cup, it has worked diligently alongside the Qatari government to ensure that the tournament delivers a lasting social legacy.“Our commitment to this legacy has contributed to significant reforms to the labour system enacting laws protecting the rights of workers and...

Sep 30, 2022
MoT commences developing autonomous vehicle strategy

Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Ministry of Transport (MoT) has commenced the development of an overarching strategy and associated legislation for governing autonomous vehicles in Qatar.In a statement on Thursday, the MoT said this step is reinforcing the ministry’s vision in leveraging emerging technologies in line with best world practices and further improving mobility and transportation...

Sep 30, 2022
Pre-arrival COVID test mandatory for international World Cup fans

QNADohaThe Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) has encouraged fans to familiarize themselves with Qatar’s COVID-19 Travel and Return Policy, which was updated by the Ministry of Public Health on August 31, 2022.In light of the new policy provided by the Ministry of Public Health, holders of Hayya card regardless of their vaccination status are required to present an official negative...

Sep 30, 2022
PM witnesses conclusion of Barzan Joint Exercise

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani witnessed the conclusion of Barzan Joint Exercise (9) organized by the Amiri Guard at Lahsaniya camp on Thursday. The presentation included organising a variety of parade formations, a series of training for the safety and protection of persons, and the role of concerned authorities in carrying out regular...

Sep 30, 2022
Need a just energy transition that balances economic devpt & climate ambition: Al Kaabi

Minister of State for Energy Affairs HE Saad Sherida Al Kaabi has called on the need for a fair and effective transition towards a future with a balance between economic development and climate ambitions.“Without a realistic stable path towards the reduction of our carbon footprint, we will become more vulnerable to extreme climate change events,” Al Kaabi, who is also the President and CEO of...

Sep 30, 2022
We expect profits from Qatar World Cup to reach $17 bn: Al Khater

Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar 2022 World Cup CEO Nasser Al Khater has said the profits from the World Cup is expected to be around $17 billion.“We expect the profits to reach $17 billion,” Al Khater told Khadija Bin Qena of Al-Jazeera Podcast.He said the cost of infrastructure and construction expenses for the World Cup has reached $8 billion, which is relatively close to the cost of previous...

Sep 29, 2022
General, black pvt number plate vehicle movements to be regulated on Fridays

Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Committee for Corniche Street closure implementation plan has announced the implementation of a vehicle plate management schemeto reduce traffic in Central Doha.The plan – which will be implemented every Friday from 3PM-10PM starting from September 30 – will divert vehicles with general transport number plates and black private transport number plates away from...

Sep 29, 2022
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Qatari national team begins local camp

The Qatari national football team on Saturday started its local camp, which will continue until next Wednesday, as part of the preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Qatar national team participated in a first training session at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Al Sadd Club. The training will...

Qatar is a regional political and economic hub, says Italy envoy

Ashraf SiddiquiDohaAmbassador of Italy to Qatar HE Allessandro Prunas has praised the way Qatar, within a short period under the leadership of the Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has gained prestigious status as a regional political and economic hub.In an exclusive interview with...

Brazil, France and Argentina among favourites to win Qatar 2022

IKOLI VICTORDohaBrazil are the bookmakers’ favourite to win the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022; the longest odds on a Seleçao victory in Qatar were 9/2 on Friday, according to Oddschecker. Obviously, no discussion of the main contenders is complete without mentioning the five-time champions - but, to...

Qatar’s GDP rises 6.3% to QR171.97 bn in Q2

Tribune News NetworkDoha Qatar’s real gross domestic product GDP increased 6.3 percent to QR171.97 billion in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the estimate of QR 161.71 billion in the same quarter of the previous year, The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) has said. According to the...

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