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Posted on August 23, 2019

Minister of Education and Higher Education, H E Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Ali Al Hammadi, said that education will remain the primary investment for the State of Qatar, given its an investment in human capital that makes great returns in all fields.

His Excellency was speaking during the annual reception ceremony held for new Qatari teachers who will begin in the 2019-2020 academic careers. He praised the new teachers for joining the profession, stressing that it is one of the main pillars of Qatar’s progress.

Posted on August 23, 2019

Qatari youth Fahad Badar who recently became the first Arab to summit Everest and Lhotse in a single journey has added another feather to his cap.

The adventurer recently shared a picture of him posing with the national flag after scaling Matterhorn mountain on the Swiss-Italian border. The 15,000-foot tall (4,478metres) Matterhorn is a large, near-symmetrical pyramidal peak in the Pennine Alps, making it one of the highest and most technically difficult summits in the Alps and Europe.

Posted on August 23, 2019

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment represented by Infrastructure Planning Department (IPD) has adopted 15 procedures that aim to facilitate, regulate and standardise the process of planning, evaluating and approving infrastructure facilities at the state level. These procedures are intended to be used by all citizens, service agencies, consultants and contractors.

Posted on August 22, 2019

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has announced that all preparations for the new academic year have been completed, confirming the readiness of the relevant departments to ensure the security and safety of all concerned. The 2019-20 academic year starts on August 25.

Posted on August 22, 2019

Indian carrier IndiGo will launch additional flights between Doha and two Indian cities from next month, it is learnt. The airline will operate a second direct flight each to Delhi and Hyderabad, according to information available on its website. 

Posted on August 22, 2019

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announces temporary one lane closure in each direction on 1.3 kilometers of Onaiza Street between Civil Defense Interchange and Gulf Interchange starting Friday 23 August 2019 for a period of two months.

Posted on August 22, 2019

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announces the Nokia 220 4G, the latest member of its market-leading feature phone family. Nokia 220 4G supports HD voice calls over 4G LTE*, lets you surf your favourite websites with the web browser, and share your updates and content with friends and family through social media.

Posted on August 22, 2019

As the new academic year approaches and a certain amount of school-related anxiety is normal among students, parents need to monitor their children’s behaviour, according to Dr Saleem al-Nuaimi, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist with Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).

Posted on August 22, 2019

A PhD in Computer Science and Engineering student at the College of Science and Engineering (CSE), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), recently completed a prestigious fellowship at the Centre for Humanitarian Data in The Hague, the Netherlands. The 2019 Data Fellows Program, now in its second year, was offered to only four candidates from a global applicant pool.

Posted on August 22, 2019

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, has joined the World Alliance of International Financial Centres (WAIFC), a non-profit organisation established to facilitate strategic cooperation among financial centres, exchange of best practices and to initiate dialogues with public authorities.

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