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June 29, 2017

Qatar Airways is celebrating its 10-year anniversary of U.S. service in style, lighting up New York City's Empire State Building with its signature burgundy and white color scheme.

The Doha, Qatar-based airline also announced Wednesday that it will celebrate the milestone with special offers from the U.S. as well as bonus Qmiles"...

 

Vessel from Far East scheduled to arrive at Hamad Port tomorrow
June 29, 2017

MSC Heidi will call on Hamad Port tomorrow, making it the first vessel from the Far East to arrive in Doha since the beginning of the blockade on June 5, according to sources.
The vessel is carrying a large volume of goods, including foodstuff, the sources point out.The ship has a capacity of 9,000TEUs and will have more than 1,000TEUs of containers to be discharged at Hamad Port, officials from Mediterranean"...

 
 
Eid al-Fitr boosts occupancy at Sheraton
June 29, 2017

Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel has said it “welcomed an influx of holiday makers” and witnessed an occupancy rate of 91.37% during the Eid al-Fitr holidays.
Sheraton Grand Doha brought to guests and travellers a variety of offers to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. Its flagship deal included ‘Staycation’ with bed, breakfast and brunch for two people for QR999 per day,"...

 
 
Local farms meet 15% of demand
June 29, 2017

Agricultural production from local farms meet over 15 percent of the country's demand currently, up from 12 percent in 2014, helped by the support from the Ministry of Municipality and Environment. The Ministry provides a lot of support to local farms to increase production and to achieve self-sufficiency of agricultural resources. It provides seeds, pesticides, agricultural tools and many other services"...

 
June 29, 2017

Education Above All (EAA) Foundation has been invited to be a member and join the influential Unesco 2030 Education Steering Committee to represent the efforts of foundations around the world in working to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on education. They have also been invited by the President on the UN General Assembly to participate in the high-level meeting on education.
EAA will join representatives from member states, civil society and convening agencies, including Unicef, UNHCR, UNDP, and UNFPA among"...

 
 
June 29, 2017

Prominent Qatari social media influencers welcomed visitors to Qatar at Hamad International Airport during the Eid break, particularly those from Kuwait and Oman.
Ghanim Al Muftah and Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon were among the Qatari social media influencers who received visitors at HIA during the Eid Al Fitr holiday.
“Eid is all about sharing greetings and gifts with your visitors and neighbours, and we are delighted to uphold the tradition once again this year by welcoming all our visitors at Hamad International"...