Sale at Local Dates Festival crosses 100 tonnes

Sale at the ongoing fourth edition of the Local Dates Festival at Souq Waqif crossed 100 tonnes on the eighth day on Tuesday with total number of visitors reaching 30,100.

On Tuesday 11,864kg dates were sold taking the total sale to 100.45tonnes. The dates festival that started on July 3 is open for public from 4pm to 10pm at Al-Ahmad Square at Souq Waqif until August 3.

The festival is organised by the MME and Souq Waqif management as part of Qatar?s efforts to promote locally grown products and help local farmers find the ideal market for dates.

Source: Ministry of Municipality and Environment