Khater briefs EU envoys about Qatar’s efforts to beat virus Mar 26, 2020 0 724 12345 QNADohaHE Lolwah bint Rashid bin Mohammed al Khater, Assistant Foreign Minister and Spokesperson of the Supreme Committee for Crisis Management, apprised European Union ambassadors accredited to Qatar about the efforts the country is making to curb the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The meeting, which was held remotely, reviewed the preventive measures taken to ensure the health and safety of all citizens and residents.It also reviewed Qatar’s efforts at the international level, which included sending medical shipments to China, Republic of Korea and Iran, and coordinating with a number of embassies of friendly countries to evacuate their citizens from the virus-hit regions.Regarding the precautionary measures taken by Qatar in the closed part of the Industrial Area, she said three test posts and six ambulances are available in the area to ensure the safety of all and transfer the suspected cases to quarantine facilities for necessary care.She said about 1,000 vehicles are being allowed daily to transport food and basic supplies in coordination with the concerned authorities.The ambassadors praised the measures taken by Qatar and appreciated the efforts of the relevant authorities in the country that oversee the implementation of these measures.Ambassador of the French Republic HE Franck Gellet and Ambassador of Denmark (non-resident) HE Franz-Michael Skjold Mellbin reiterated their thanks to Qatar for the evacuation of their countries’ citizens and facilitating their safe return to their homeland. RELATED ARTICLES Umm Slal quarantine facility gearing up for COVID-19 battle Mar 26, 2020 0 4915 Ashghal opens last interchange on Al Khor Road project Mar 26, 2020 0 899 Doha Bank donates QR2 mn in support of quarantined workers Mar 26, 2020 0 579 MoPH changes work hours of Medical Commission Starting from Sunday, the new working hours in the Medical Commission Department will be in one shift from 7 am to 2 pm, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced. Afghan govt, Taliban agree prisoner swap in meeting facilitated by Qatar, US The Afghan government and the Taliban held their second technical meeting with the participation of Qatar, the US and the International Committee of the Red Cross. In a statement on Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign .. 11 more test positive for coronavirus Eleven more people, including five Qatari citizens, tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in the country to 537, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has .. Cabinet reviews distance learning programme QNA Doha The Cabinet on Wednesday reviewed the distance learning programme and took necessary measures. In a presentation, HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education discussed the distance learning programme, .. Money exchange houses shut from today: GCO Qatar has temporarily closed in-person money exchange and transfer service offices from Thursday (March 26), the Government Communications Office (GCO) has announced. In a statement on Wednesday, the GCO said this is ..