‘Culture is main component of human devpt’ May 23, 2019 0 1245 12345 QNANew YorkChairperson of Qatar Museums, Doha Film Institute and Reach Out to Asia HE Sheikha al Mayassa bint Hamad al Thani has stressed that culture is a main component of human development. This came in a statement made by Sheikha Mayassa at the UN General Assembly in New York.Reviewing the steps taken by Qatar to build its national museum, Sheikha Mayassa said the focus during the project was on protecting the Qatari culture.Sheikha Mayassa discussed the efforts made to preserve the oral history and heritage of the people of Qatar, which included holding 500 on-camera interviews that documented the experiences of Qatari people across generations. She stressed the importance of the initiatives made by the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) in protecting the knowledge and wisdom of the people of Qatar, and the contribution it will make to the development process.She also discussed the role the museum can play in inspiring Qatar’s foreign visitors, who can see how Qataris are connected to both the desert and the sea. The museum also highlights Qatar’s commitment to sustainable development as a main goal, as well as improving the lives of Qatari people and all people living in the country, she added.Sheikha Mayassa said it’s important to enhance human development by investing in education. The advantage of the development of various facets of culture in Qatar was its ability to create a number of jobs on a regional level. She lamented that the current political environment is acting as an obstacle in that regard, adding that it also obstructs efforts to combat poverty. RELATED ARTICLES Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA May 23, 2019 0 1930 Qatar Executive mulls expansion this year May 23, 2019 0 1022 Oman’s Jokha Alharthi wins Man Booker International Prize May 23, 2019 0 892 QNA hacking: 2 years on, Qatar enhances measures to tackle cyberattacks Tribune News Network Doha Ever since the hacking of Qatar News Agency (QNA) website two years ago, Qatar has taken strong measures to counter any such cyberattacks, thanks to its National Cybersecurity Strategy. The .. UAE bank told to submit all documents in currency manipulation case Rejecting the appeal of First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) against submitting documents to Qatar Financial Authority (QFC) in currency manipulation case, the Qatar International Court has asked the bank to submit all required ..