Driving schools ready to resume in-person training Jul 29, 2020 0 7019 12345 Santhosh Chandran DohaAs the easing of COVID-19 restriction entered its third phase in Qatar, driving schools are preparing to take student drivers to roads after months-long hiatus. An official at the Karwa Driving School operated by Mowasalat, the sole public transport company in Doha, said it would reopen on August 9. Some of the schools have already started admissions, while some have batches of student drivers ready for practical lessons and tests after having finished theory classes.The driving schools were closed on March 22 as part of the COVID-19 containment measures announced in response to the pandemic outbreak in Qatar.While on-road training remained suspended until now, driving schools were permitted to provide theory classes online from July 1, when the second phase of removing COVID-19 restrictions began.A senior employee at a driving school at Hilal said it has started the registration for on-road training and the students will be admitted in line with strict COVID-19 protocol and through prior appointment.Qatar started lifting its lockdown restrictions in four phases starting on July 15, when some mosques, parks and stores in commercial complexes were allowed to open at limited capacity among other rollbacks of curbs. The second phase began on July 1 and saw more relaxations. The third phase that started on July 28 will see barbershops and gyms opening for the first time in Qatar since their closures following the coronavirus outbreak. Pages 12345 RELATED ARTICLES New laser technology cuts procedure time by half, ensuring safer care for patients and staff Jul 29, 2020 0 6221 HMC’s Industrial Area Satellite Emergency Department launched Jul 29, 2020 0 6836 Sidra Medicine advises continued follow up for Type 1 diabetic children amid pandemic Jul 29, 2020 0 1496 Ooredoo joins Qatar Charity in sharing Eid’s joy with orphans Tribune News Network Doha Ooredoo joins Qatar Charity to share Eid’s joy with orphans Ooredoo has extended financial assistance to Qatar Charity in support of the Eid Gift for Orphans project implemented in the State of .. PHCC issues advisory for school registration assessment for 2020-21 tribune news network doha THE Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has issued an advisory for school registration assessment for the academic year 2020-2021. The corporation has stressed that all the necessary .. MoTC opens ‘Threat Hunters 2020’ contest Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC), in cooperation with the ITU-Arab Regional Cyber Security Center (ARCC), has opened registration for Qatar Threat Hunters 2020. The MoTC .. HMC announces working hours of its various centres during Eid Al-Adha tribune news network doha THE Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) on Tuesday announced operating hours of its various centres and facilities during Eid Al Adha festivities to avoid inconveniences to the residents. ..