Qatar welcomes release of Australian, American professors held in Afghanistan Nov 22, 2019 0 190 12345 Qatar has welcomed the release of the American and Australian university professors previously held captive in Afghanistan, as well as the release of the other Afghan detainees.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement on Thursday, said: “Qatar, in addition to its efforts as mediator in the US-Taliban peace talks, has played an instrumental role in facilitating the release of the professors and Afghan detainees and maintaining continuous cooperation between all parties.”“Qatar welcomes these releases as goodwill gestures by the Taliban and the Government of Afghanistan to advance peace and bring an end to war in Afghanistan. Qatar thanks all the parties involved for their ongoing cooperation to secure the exchange of detainees, and congratulates the families of the American and Australian university professors for their safe return,” it said.“Furthermore, Qatar is committed to achieving long lasting peace in Afghanistan through its ongoing mediation efforts,” it added. (QNA) RELATED ARTICLES EAC’s new strategy aims to achieve zero out-of-school children: Sheikha Moza Nov 22, 2019 0 2507 Doha Metro’s Gold Line receives good response Nov 22, 2019 0 1581 Education provides children with a ‘fighting chance’ in life, says pop star Shakira Nov 22, 2019 0 1413 Beware! Secret traffic patrols keeping an eye on roads Tribune News Network Doha If you have been driving recklessly or using mobile phones while driving, better beware! Traffic officials with civil registration number plates are now patrolling the streets to curb traffic .. Qatar a role model for labour reforms in region: German envoy Qatar’s implementation of sweeping reforms to its labour market has made the country a role model for the whole region, German Ambassador to Qatar HE Hans-Udo Muzel said on Wednesday. Delivering a speech during a .. Sheikha Moza graces closing of WISE 2019 QNA Doha Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, attended the closing of the WISE Summit 2019 at the Qatar National Convention Center on Thursday. The two-day conference saw nearly 3,000 ..