Air show at Doha Corniche
Doha: French Air Force aerobatic team conducted a trial run of its Dornier Alpha Jet air show yesterday and today over Doha Corniche, the viewers gathered at North Corniche Park near Sheraton hotel. Many of the visitors were disappointed as they lost the show due to heavy traffic in corniche and lack of car parking facility as well. ...
20th World Petroleum Congress at Doha
Doha: The 20th Eorld Petroleum Congress (WPC), which is hosted by Qatar Petroleum, will take place at the Qatar National Convention Centre from December 4 to 8.
The triennial World Petroleum Congress is held over five days with more than 4000 delegates, 600 media and 550 presenters participating in a programme that covers all aspects of the industry, from technological advances in upstream and downstream operations, to the role of natural gas, renewable and alternative energy, the managemen...
Lulu Draw Winners
Amal Mohamed (Coupon no.0576453), Jessymol (1832619) and Afnas (2695984) were the lucky winners of the Toyota Landcruiser promotion held at LuLu Hypermarket’s Al Gharafa branch yesterday.
The draw was held in the presence of officials from the ministry of business and trade.
Along with the three who won Landcruisers, 10 other lucky winners received gift vouchers worth QR5000/each. They are Reena Paul (4671017), Mohamed Younus (0948652), Shyju (0855507), Ali Mohamed Sulaiman (0131497), K K ...
Al Meera Camp in Sealine Beach
Mesaieed: Al Meera has set up a tents near the beach with a supermarket, food stalls by leading outlets and a recreation facility for children and families.
“Al Meera camping is considered the best place in Sealine because it has provided lot of activities under one roof which are very useful to sealine beach visitors especially during Eid holidays....
MoI Minister met Libyan Ministers
Doha: The Minister of State for Interior Affairs H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani received the Interior Minister of Libya Ahmed Hussain Darrat at His Excellency's office in the Ministry of Interior on Thursday, 27/10/2011.
During the meeting, H.E. the Minister discussed with Libyan Minister the ways of fostering relationship between two sides in the fields of joint concern.
Civil Defense Media Centre Hosts Talk on Emergency
Doha: The Media Centre of the 3rd Civil Defense Exhibition and Conference organized a seminar recently on the subject 'Permanent Committee for Emergency'. The seminar discussed various subjects related to the functions of the Committee such as preparedness for facing any emergency, role in securing the safety of lives and properties, controlling the crises and finishing it with possible minimum losses and quickly and adequately'.
Director of Operations Department of the General Directorat...
Milipol Paris Exhibition Opens
Doha: Qatar's mister of state for interior affairs HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and the minister of interior of France HE Claude Guéant jointly inaugurated the Milipol Paris exhibition Today, 18/10/2011. The Milipol Paris exhibition is being held in Paris from 18-21/10/2011.
After the inauguration ceremony, HE the minister toured various pavilions taking part in the expo including the pavilion of Qatar.
As a part of the official visit of HE the Minister and the acco...
Seminar on Role of Media in Security Awareness
Doha: The Media centre of the 3rd civil defense exhibition and conference hosted a seminar on 'The role of media in the security awareness' on Sunday, 16/11/2011 evening. The seminar was hosted in the context of the activities of the media centre before the official inauguration of the Civil Defense exhibition from 14 to 16/10/2011.
Head of security media section of the Public Relations Dept. at Ministry of Interior Capt. Mubarak Salim Al Buainain, Head of media and preventive education sect...
'Schools without Accidents' Campaign Launches
Doha: The Director of the Traffic Department Brig. Muhammed Saad Al Kharji announced the launching of the 4th edition of the road safety awareness campaign "Schools without Accidents" with the support of the International Bank of Qatar (IBQ), while the 600000 QR sponsorship announcement was made by the CEO of the IBQ George Nasrah on Tuesday 11/10/2011 in a press conference organized at the headquarters of the bank in Doha.
Director of the Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Inter...
Civil Defense Holds Meeting with Company Representatives
Doha: The General Directorate of Civil Defense (GDCD) conducted An expanded meeting with the representatives of companies taking part in the 3rd edition of the Civil Defense Exhibition and Conference that will be held between 14-16/11/2011 at Doha International Exhibition Centre. The meeting was held on Wednesday, 12/1/2011 morning at Azeeziyya civil defense centre.
Director of Fire Prevention Department (FPD) Brig. Aman Saad Al Sulaiti, assistant director of FPD Col. Ibrahim Al Muftah and g...
Qatar Petroleum honours 418 long-serving employees
As many as 418 Qatar Petroleum employees who have completed 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service were honoured at a ceremony presided over by HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada at Sheraton Doha last night.
Senior QP officials as well as the family members of the awardees attended the ceremony.
In his keynote address, al-Sada paid tributes to the long-serving employees and commended them for their ‘dedication to job and loyalty’ to the corporation.
“QP is w...
MoI Minister Meets Sudanese Official
Doha: HE the Minister of State for Interior Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani received HE the advisor of the Sudanese president Dr. Musthafa Othman Ismaeel at His Excellency's office in the Ministry of Interior on Monday, 10/10/2011 morning.
During the meeting, HE the Minister discussed with HE the advisor the ways of cooperation and boosting it between two sides in the fields of joint concern.
Chubb Fire Partners with Civil Defense for Workshop
Doha: The Gulf International Trading Co. (Chubb Fire), one of the Muhammad Al Hamad Al Mana group companies announced the 250000 QR sponsorship for the safety and security workshop for engineers, consultants and staffers working in the safety and security fields last Thursday, 6/10/2011.
The workshop will be held on the sidelines of 3rd edition of the 3 days Civil Defense Exhibition and Conference that will kick off on 14 /11/2011 at Doha international exhibition centre.
World Cup 2022 goals outlined
The text of the speech made by Hassan al-Thawadi, the secretary general of Qatar’s Supreme Committee overseeing FIFA World Cup 2022, at the Leaders in Football 2011 conference at Chelsea FC, London: Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen,Leaders in Football 2009 was one of the events which brought our bid to the attention of the international football community, and we were present again last year in a critical stage of the bidding process.
So I have some fond memories of this event.
England-based international school opening campus in Doha
The educational landscape of Qatar is set to welcome another renowned international school later this year as ACS Doha gets ready to open its doors at its purpose-built facility in Gharaffa in September.
ACS international schools currently have three campuses, Cobham, Egham and Hillngdon, all in England, where they are known for providing a high level of international education to students from all over the world. Their fourth campus opens this year in Doha, representing a significant new step...
Doha Park set for launch on Oct 13
Doha Park, which will draw in performers, acts and activities from around the world, is set to open on October 13 at the grounds of Doha Exhibition Centre.
Doha Park will feature more than 100 events and attractions, including an amusement park, international circus acts from Europe, Russia, Egypt and China, theatrical plays, concerts by international stars, a 3D cinema, performances by folkloric bands depicting the heritage of Qatar and other Arab countries and appearances by cartoon personali...
MoI Pages on facebook, twitter and Youtube
Doha: The Ministry of Interior launched its Arabic pages on facebook, twitter and youtube and the English pages on facebook and twitter to serve as an interactive window with the public, keeping them informed about the activities and events of the Ministry and giving an opportunity to express their opinion on those pages.
The initiative comes after a thorough study of the rapid developments in the "Web" field and the proliferation of social networking sites, or what is known as new media, wh...
Minister Meets American Treasury Official
Doha: The Minister of state for interior affairs HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani received today (Monday, 3/10/2011) morning the American Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing HE Daniel Glaser at His Excellency's office in the Ministry of Interior.
During the meeting, both officials discussed about the ways of enhancing cooperation in the fields of joint concern between tow parties.
Boeing delivers Qatar Airways’ 100th aircraft
Boeing has delivered Qatar Airways’ 100th aircraft, a Boeing 777-200LR (longer range), at a ceremony recently held in Everett, Washington. The Doha-based airline now operates 27 Boeing 777s of various types, including 16 777-300ERs (extended range), two 777 Freighters and nine 777-200LRs.
Boeing handed over the airplane to Qatar Airways at a ceremony attended by the airline’s Chief Executive Officer Akbar al-Baker. Qatar Airways has some 13 more Boeing 777s of different variants scheduled for d...
New systems to monitor traffic
Doha: The Qatar University Wireless Innovations Centre (QUWIC) at the Qatar Science and Technology Park has unveiled two new systems that they say will deal with some of the significant logistics and systems management issues currently facing Qatari institutions.
Using its new Labeeb data processing system, QUWIC has launched Masarak, a comprehensive solution to provide real-time and historic traffic information in Qatar, and a user interface that will support services and applications usi...