Qatar to host 2021 Asian Table Tennis Championships Sep 21, 2020 0 5894 12345 QNADohaThe Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) has officially chosen Qatar to host the 25th edition of the Asian Men’s and Women’s Table Tennis Championships in September 2021.The Qatar Table Tennis Association said the announcement was made on the sidelines of the ATTU Executive Office meeting held via videoconference.The Executive Office decided to assign the organisation of the Asian Table Tennis Championship to Qatar 20 years after it hosted the tournament in 2000, following the withdrawal of China and India from the hosting competition race during the ATTU General Assembly.Qatar is the first Arab and Gulf country to succeed in winning the honour of hosting the Asian Championship for the second time after the 2000 edition, which confirms the great position that Doha enjoys in organising such major events.Khalil Al Mohannadi, President of the Qatari and Arab Table Tennis Associations, First Vice President of the ATTU and International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), said the Qatari table tennis will benefit from this historic hosting and gain experiences by playing with the best players in the game.Al Mohannadi stressed that Qatar will organise a tournament of highest international standards with its world-class facilities, stadiums, and sports halls equipped with the latest technologies. RELATED ARTICLES Qatar affirms full support for Palestinian cause Sep 21, 2020 0 6459 FM meets GCC secretary General Sep 21, 2020 0 6013 Amir to take part in 75th session of UN General Assembly Sep 21, 2020 0 3374 Hamad Port’s CT2 initial ops to begin in Dec Tribune News Network Doha The initial operation of Hamad Port’s Container Terminal 2 (CT2) is set to begin in December for container handling, according to the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC). CT2 .. ‘All schoolchildren to undergo saliva test to detect COVID-19’ Tribune News Network Doha Qatar will soon introduce in schools a non-invasive saliva test that avoids the need for intrusive nasal swabs to test coronavirus (COVID-19), a top health official has said. “All .. COVID-19 recoveries reach 120,303 Qatar on Sunday reported 230 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases -- 214 from community and 16 from travellers returning from abroad. Also, 214 people recovered from the virus during the past 24 hours, bringing the total number .. Amir congratulates president of Nepal QNA Doha His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Sunday sent a cable of congratulations to President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari on the occasion of her .. 4 held for flouting home-quarantine rules Four persons were arrested on Sunday for violating a home-quarantine pledge they undertook as part of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The arrests were made in implementation of the ..