Daily Archives: September 2, 2012

New QSL Season to Be Launched on 12 September at Katara

Doha, September 02 (QNA) – Qatar Stars League (QSL) will organize the inauguration ceremony of 2013 Stars League season on 12 September at Katara. The ceremony will be attended HE Chairman of the Qatar Football Association and CEO of QSL Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, and Executive Vice President of QSL Hani Balan along with QSL officials.  QSL has sent invitations to clubs’ officials and trainers as well as to the stars professionals, especially the new ones who play for the first time in the Qatar Stars League.
Qatar Football Association’s Chairman is expected to hold a press conference during the ceremony to highlight the QSL’s preparations for 2013 Stars League season. (QNA)

SEC Announces Opening of Evening Schools

Doha, September 02 (QNA) – The Supreme Education Council (SEC) has announced opening evening schools for the current academic year 2012/2013, in order to ensure education opportunities for all learners who cannot attend morning schools. Nine centers will be opened for evening study in the city of Doha and its suburbs for all stages for boys and girls.
Teaching and administrative staff are to begin work on Wednesday, September 5, while students are to attend classes on Sunday, September 9.(QNA)

Katara Showcases Spectacular Photography Exhibitions

Doha, September 02 (QNA) – In collaboration with Qatar Photography Society, Katara, the Cultural Village presents the opening of two exclusive exhibitions, Qatari Architectural Photography by Anmar Faris and Spanish Nature Landscapes by Shadi Nasri. The exhibitions are expected to run from 5th September to14th October at Katara Gallery, Building 18.  Said Costa, Curator of Visual Arts Exhibitions and Educational Programs said, “We are delighted to present these stunning exhibitions which allow you to experience nature and cultural heritage at its best. The exhibitions are both inspiring and alluring and set a wonderful example for photography enthusiasts. These collections further demonstrate Katara’s commitment to cultivating a creative culture by providing a platform for upcoming talent.”
The collection of photographs by Bosnian photographer Anmar Faris, illustrates Qatar’s heritage as well as the country’s impressive contemporary architecture. Inspired by traditional Qatari architecture, Qatari Architectural Photography captures the true essence of Qatari Heritage and showcases the growth and development of the evolving Qatari landscape which features new buildings incorporating contemporary design with traditional characteristics.
Inspired by the beauty of the Spanish landscapes, the Spanish artist, Shadi Nasri invites the viewer to explore Spain’s spectacular landscapes through his collection Spanish Nature Landscapes. This unique collection features photographs of Spain’s picturesque landscape, highlighting its outstanding green nature, mountainous terrain and golden beaches. (QNA)

HH the Emir Receives Message from the Emir of Kuwait

Doha, September 02 (QNA) – HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani has received a written message from the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah pertaining to bilateral ties between the two countries and means of promoting them.
The message was handed over by Kuwait’s Ambassador to Qatar, Ali Salman Al-Haifi, when HH the Emir met him at his Emiri Diwan Office this morning.  (QNA)

HH the Emir Sends Congratulations to President of Vietnam

Doha, September 02 (QNA) – HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on the occasion of his country’s National Day. (QNA)

HH the Emir Receives Message from President of Burkina Faso

Doha, September 02 (QNA) – HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani has received a written message from President of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore  pertaining to bilateral ties between the two countries and issues of mutual concern. The message was handed over by Burkina Faso’s Foreign Minister, Djibril Bassole, when HH the Emir received him and the accompanying delegation at his Emiri Diwan Office this morning.  (QNA)

HE the Prime Minister Meets Erekat

Doha, September 02 (QNA) – HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani met here on Sunday with visiting member of the Palestine Liberation Organization(PLO) Executive Committee, Dr.Saeb Erekat.
Talks during the meeting dealt with the latest developments at the Palestinian arena.  (QNA)

HE the Premier Meets Burkina Faso’s Foreign Minister

Doha, September 02 (QNA) – HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al Thani met here on Sunday morning with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation of the Republic of Burkina Faso Yipene Djibril Bassole.
During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations and ways of enhancing and developing them in addition to a number of issues of common interest. (QNA)