Washington: The Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and President of the United States of America Donald Trump attended a dinner banquet hosted by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in honour of the Amir and the accompanying delegation. The banquet, held at the headquarters of the US Treasury in Washington DC today, […]

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US Embassy Chief of Mission in Qatar and Chargé d’Affaires William Grant stressed that the strategic partnership between the two sides has reached unprecedent heights at all levels, adding that Qatar has been a great friend and ally to the US in many ways. In remarks to Qatar News Agency, Grant said that the repeated […]

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South Indian International Movie Awards to be held in Doha

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  • July 7, 2019
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Doha: The eighth South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) to be held in Qatar next month is expected to not only delight fans of Indian cinema but also promote understanding of Indian culture reflected through its vibrant film industry. In another first in Qatar, the annual SIIMA will be held on August 15 and 16 […]

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HMC, Met dept tell people to stay safe from dust

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  • July 6, 2019
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Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) yesterday advised the public to take necessary precautions as the Qatar Meteorology Department had forecast strong winds and poor visibility across most of the country. “Dust can trigger sinus allergies and respiratory infections, especially in those with chronic diseases,” HMC tweeted. On its part, the Met department too issued an advisory […]

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Doha: Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy yesterday posted on their twitter account that 160 contractors engaged on 2022 FIFA World Cup projects have agreed to reimburse more than $25m to thousands of workers who paid recruitment fees prior to moving to Qatar. Charging recruitment fees from workers is illegal under Qatari law and prohibited […]

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Katara to hold several workshops during summer

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  • July 1, 2019
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Doha: Katara is hosting an array of workshops during July as part of its summer programme. The “Introduction to crochet – Toy hedgehog” by artist Esther de Veuve, will be held from July 2-3, followed by “Introduction to over-sized knitting” workshop from July 7-8 at Katara Art Studios in building 19. The crochet workshop, open […]

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NOC is not required from previous employer

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  • June 30, 2019
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To take up a new job in Qatar immediately, now the NOC (No objection certificate) is no more required for a former resident whose visa is cancelled, as per the legal helpline published in Gulftimes. Question: I was working in a supermarket for seven years and recently, I got terminated and the company cancelled my […]

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Kids Driving School in Qatar's Summer Entertainment City

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  • June 29, 2019
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Educational activities at the Summer Entertainment City (SEC), particularly ‘Kids Driving School’, continue to attract many young visitors, teaching them the basics of driving and being safe. “The response from the public has been positive; children learn about traffic rules and regulations, which they can be familiar with when they start to drive (at the […]

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Qatar Airways has wrapped up a “fantastic” week, concluding a “successful” appearance at the Paris Air Show 2019, the launch of inaugural flights to Davao in the Philippines and Lisbon in Portugal, in addition to breaking records at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards and 2019 Passenger Experience Association’s (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards. Qatar Airways […]

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Ooredoo Passport: Key to worry-free roaming this summer

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  • June 20, 2019
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Ooredoo has reminded customers about the amazing benefits of its Ooredoo Passport for customers travelling abroad this summer. The Ooredoo Passport enables customers travelling abroad to enjoy worry-free roaming. Once an Ooredoo Passport is activated it instantly provides 1 GB data and 100 minutes, available in 104 countries. In case allowances are all used up, […]

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