Archive - May 19, 2018

QFFD, QRCS to Launch Extensive Humanitarian Intervention for Syrians

Doha, May 19 (QNA) - Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) have signed a USD 12 million funding agreement to support the displaced communities in Syria, as well as the Syrian refugees in neighboring countries, under the umbrella of the United Nations.

Hamad Award for Translation Looks to Bring World Countries Closer in 2018

Doha, May 19 (QNA) - The Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding confirmed Saturday that it is currently seeking to bring about cultural exchanges and build bridges of intercultural communication with various translation institutions in many countries around the world.

MIA Organizes "Ramadan and Community Excellence" Lecture

Doha, May 19, (QNA) - The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) organized a lecture entitled: Ramadan and Community Excellence by Dr Fathi Ahmed from the Center for Legislative and Ethical Studies at the Faculty of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).

QNB Revises Oil Price Forecasts

Doha, May 19 (QNA) - Qatar National Bank (QNB) Has revised its forecast for the oil prices average in 2018 from USD 63 to 69 per barrel and for the next year, 2019 from USD 61 to 66, as a result of the recent strength in oil prices, following the news that the US is withdrawing from the internati

Qatar's Minister of Education Highlights Commitment of Wise Leadership to Enhancing Education

Doha, May 19 (QNA) - HE Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi stressed Saturday that the country's wise leadership has provided all the means to improve the educational process, namely competent teachers and modern curricula, the school environment repr

Qatar Finance and Business Academy Organizes Info Session in Cooperation with CFA Society Doha

Doha, May 19 (QNA) - Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in collaboration with the CFA Society Doha organized a free CFA information session on Tuesday May 8, in order to create an awareness for finance professionals on the importance of being certified in a fast moving world and give parti

Qatar Condemns Cricket Stadium Explosion in Afghanistan

Doha, May 19 (QNA) - The State of Qatar expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the three explosions target a cricket stadium in Jalalabad city, eastern Afghanistan, resulted in deaths and a number of injuries.

Bahrain-Japan economic cooperation discussed

Manama, May 19 (BNA): Chairman of Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Samir Abdullah Nass met in the presence of his two Deputies and members of the Board of Directors with Japanese Ambassador to Bahrain Hideki Ito.

Bahrain Ramadan food: Feast for eyes, taste buds

Manama, May 19 (BNA): Ramadan is celebrated in Bahrain as a time of intense spirituality, piety and charity. It is also a month of stronger bonds between families and more vibrant social interaction.

US University delegation visits GPIC

Manama, May 19 (BNA): The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) hosted a delegation from the University of West Virginia, headed by Vice President of International Studies Dr. David Stewart.