Deputy PM of Qatar to visit Pakistan today
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani is visiting Pakistan today. (September 9, 2021 – Qatar) – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will hold talks with him, focusing on developments in Afghanistan and Pakistan-Qatar relations. In a statement,... Read more
First RAME meeting with Marc Guigon as new coordinator of the UIC Middle East RAME Region
The first UIC Middle East meeting was held on 6 September with UIC Passenger Director Marc Guigon as coordinator of the Regional Assembly of Middle East (RAME) region.  (September 9, 2021 – Middle East) – The meeting began with a message of welcome from François Davenne, Director General of... Read more
SQU team develops smart way to manage medical waste
An innovative way to manage medical waste in the wake of Covid-19 has been developed by a team of experts at the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). A smart trolley developed will help real-time monitoring of temporary medical waste storage units in all the hospitals and a system for tracking... Read more
Embassy marks Defence Day of Pakistan
Doha: A flag hoisting ceremony was organised at the Embassy premises yesterday to pay homage and tributes to the ‘Shuhada’ and ‘Ghazis’ of Pakistan Armed Forces who rendered supreme sacrifice in defence of the motherland.   (September 7, 2021 – Doha) – The event was attended by members of Pakistani... Read more
Google-backed Edtech firm bets on free math courses to add users
Cuemath, an online math-course provider backed by Google parent Alphabet Inc., is making much of its content free for a year to fend off rivals in India’s competitive education-tech market and help fight inequalities in learning. (September 7, 2021 – Qatar) – Its premium curriculum, which normally costs $299... Read more
Working in partnership with the community – Inspiring leaders
Interview with Dominic Genetti, ExxonMobil Qatar’s President and General Manager about the company’s relationship with the State of Qatar that can be traced back more than half a century, and its work in the local community. (September 7, 2021 – Qatar) – 1. ExxonMobil Qatar is largely involved in... Read more
Oman Air Holidays inks deal with tripsnstay
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has signed a strategic agreement with tripsnstay, part of the Khimji Ramdas Group, to enhance its offering of local and international package holidays. (September 6, 2021 – Oman) – The agreement follows the recent announcement of Oman’s easing of... Read more
Gellify launches Digital Intrapreneurs Fast Track (DIFT) program in the Middle East
Gellify Middle East, a multinational innovation platform managing digital transformations, has launched its Digital Intrapreneurs Fast Track (DIFT) program for companies in the Middle East and Africa. (September 6, 2021 – Middle East) – The DIFT program is aimed at helping companies identify innovative ideas within their own organization... Read more
Qatar ranks second in world for percentage of population with atleast one Covid-19 vaccine dose
The latest statistics published by “Our World in Data”, a scientific online publication compiling COVID-19 vaccination data from around the world, shows Qatar is ranked second in the world for the percentage of population that have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, among countries with a population of... Read more
Smartworld Partners Up with Vertiv
Smartworld adds Vertiv’s full range of IT infrastructure solutions to its portfolio (September 5, 2021 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates) – Smartworld, the UAE leading systems integrator, have signed a diamond partnership deal with Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, to diversify... Read more