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QatarEnergy joins initiative seeking to eliminate methane footprint by 2030

Tribune News Network Doha QatarEnergy has joined the Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions Initiative, an industry-led initiative that aims to reach near zero methane emissions from operated oil and gas assets by 2030. The initiative adopts an all-in...

Jun 27, 2022
SC signs deal with Associated Press to manage host country broadcast services during World Cup

AP will help Qatar deliver seamless experience for broadcast media    Tribune News Network Doha The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the Qatari organisation responsible for delivering the required infrastructure and...

Jun 27, 2022
Amir holds talks with president of Malta

QNA Doha HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and HE President of the Republic of Malta Dr. George Vella attended talks sessions in the Amri Diwan this morning. During the session, the two sides discussed the bilateral relations between the...

Jun 27, 2022
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Customs inspector's suspicion leads to seizure of illicit tobacco at HIA

Tribune News Network Doha Suspicion of a customs inspector at the Hamad International Airport has led to the seizure of a huge haul of illicit tobacco from a passenger's bag. In a tweet published on Monday, the General Authority of Customs shared a photograph of the seized contraband, which it said weighed 26.95 kilograms.

Jun 27, 2022
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Amir grants Al Wajbah Decoration to outgoing Philippine ambassador

QNA Doha HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan office on Monday morning HE Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines Alan L. Timbayan, who called on HH the Amir to greet him on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country. HH the Amir granted Al Wajbah Decoration to the Ambassador in appreciation of his...

Jun 27, 2022
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Sri Lanka sends 2 ministers to Russia for oil amid crisis

Sri Lanka is sending two government ministers to Russia to negotiate for fuel — one of the necessities nearly exhausted amid the Indian Ocean island nation’s economic collapse. Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said two ministers are scheduled to leave for Russia on Monday to continue in-person talks that Sri Lanka has been...

Jun 27, 2022
An average of 625 people are testing positive for COVID-19 in Qatar every day: MOPH

Tribune News Network Doha Qatar has 4,873 active COVID-19 cases, with an average of 625 people testing positive every day — 573 among people within the country and 52 among returning travellers, the Ministry of Public Health has said in its weekly COVID-19 roundup.  

Jun 27, 2022
QatarEnergy joins initiative seeking to eliminate methane footprint by 2030

Tribune News Network Doha QatarEnergy has joined the Aiming for Zero Methane Emissions Initiative, an industry-led initiative that aims to reach near zero methane emissions from operated oil and gas assets by 2030. The initiative adopts an all-in approach that treats methane emissions as seriously as the industry treats safety. It supports the implementation of sound regulations to tackle...

Jun 27, 2022
SC signs deal with Associated Press to manage host country broadcast services during World Cup

AP will help Qatar deliver seamless experience for broadcast media    Tribune News Network Doha The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the Qatari organisation responsible for delivering the required infrastructure and host country planning and operations for the FIFA World Cup 2022, has signed an agreement with The Associated Press (AP) to deliver the country’s...

Jun 27, 2022
Amir holds talks with president of Malta

QNA Doha HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani and HE President of the Republic of Malta Dr. George Vella attended talks sessions in the Amri Diwan this morning. During the session, the two sides discussed the bilateral relations between the two friendly countries and ways of supporting and developing these relations, particularly in investment, education, culture and tourism spheres, in...

Jun 27, 2022
Customs inspector's suspicion leads to seizure of illicit tobacco at HIA

Tribune News Network Doha Suspicion of a customs inspector at the Hamad International Airport has led to the seizure of a huge haul of illicit tobacco from a passenger's bag. In a tweet published on Monday, the General Authority of Customs shared a photograph of the seized contraband, which it said weighed 26.95 kilograms.

Jun 27, 2022
Amir grants Al Wajbah Decoration to outgoing Philippine ambassador

QNA Doha HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan office on Monday morning HE Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines Alan L. Timbayan, who called on HH the Amir to greet him on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country. HH the Amir granted Al Wajbah Decoration to the Ambassador in appreciation of his role in contributing to enhancing the bilateral...

Jun 27, 2022
Sri Lanka sends 2 ministers to Russia for oil amid crisis

Sri Lanka is sending two government ministers to Russia to negotiate for fuel — one of the necessities nearly exhausted amid the Indian Ocean island nation’s economic collapse. Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said two ministers are scheduled to leave for Russia on Monday to continue in-person talks that Sri Lanka has been having with Russian authorities to directly...

Jun 27, 2022
G7 to raise $600 billion to counter China's BRI

The G7 leaders have pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries. The scheme has been launched to counter China's Belt and Road initiative. Reuters reported the funds would be invested over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries.  US President Joe Biden said "The US would mobilize $200...

Jun 27, 2022
President of Malta visits National Museum of Qatar

QNA Doha President of Malta George Vella, his wife, and the accompanying delegation visited on Sunday the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), as part of his visit to the country. During the visit, His Excellency was briefed on NMoQ's most important holdings and heard a detailed explanation of the museum's precious items from HE Deputy CEO of Museums and Director of National Museum of Qatar...

Jun 26, 2022
ETIAS does not replace Schengen visa: MOFA department

QNA Doha The Department of Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) clarified that the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), which is scheduled to be launched by the countries of the European Union by the end of this year, is not considered an alternative to the Schengen visa. The Consular Affairs Department stated that the ETIAS system is only for...

Jun 26, 2022
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Noted Islamic scholar Al Qaradawi passes away

QNADohaSheikh Yusuf Al Qaradawi, one of the Muslim world’s most influential religious scholars, has died. Al Qaradawi was the chairman of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS). He was 96 years old.In a statement on Monday, IUMS said that its founding chairman, who devoted his life to...

‘China, Qatar working together to script new chapter in ties’

Ashraf SiddiquiDohaChina and Qatar are working together to write a new chapter in their bilateral relations, which have entered a golden period of great development, Ambassador of People’s Republic of China HE Zhou Jian has said. Political mutual trust between the two countries has deepened, he...

Qatar face Chile in final international friendly tonight ahead of World Cup

Tribune News NetworkDohaIn what would be perhaps a last overseas contest before they embark on their most important assignment of FIFA World Cup 2022 at home, Qatar will play Chile in the international friendly in Vienna on Tuesday at 8pm Doha Time.Felix Sanchez’s men, who are camping in Europe...

QIB receives STP Excellence Award from Citibank

Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has announced receiving the Straight Through Processing (STP) Excellence Award 2021 from Citibank, which annually recognises its best-in-class partner banks for their success in formatting foreign currency (USD) payments, in recognition of the...

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