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Official urges parents to get their children vaccinated against flu

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) A top official of the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has urged parents to allow their children to get free seasonal flu vaccine available at the PHCC health centres, HMC outpatient clinics, and designated private and semi-private clinics and hospitals across Qatar. National Lead for Healthy Children and Adolescents...

Qatar- Former minister to chair CCQ Board of Trustees

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) The Council of Ministers Office Decision No. 14 of 2020 on restructuring the board to include three new members has approved Dr. Hessa bint Sultan Al Jaber to chair the Board of Trustees of the Community College of Qatar (CCQ). Dr. Hessa is a pioneer in the country's development...

QFTH to host Demo Day for Incubator and Accelerator programmes

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Qatar FinTech Hub (QFTH), co-founded by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and established to support the growth of the FinTech industry in Qatar, has announced that Demo Day for Wave 1 of its flagship Incubator and Accelerator Programmes will take place virtually on January 18, 2021. The QFTH Demo Day,...

MoTC collects data to develop Qatar Freight Master Plan

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) In a bid to establish a modern infrastructure for freight industry across the country as part of an integrated transportation system, the Ministry of Transport and Communications is likely to finalise Qatar Freight Master Plan by end of next year. The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) is currently...

Qatar- Fintech startup Cwallet secures $220K pre-seed funding

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) Qatar-based Financial Technology (fintech) startup, Cwallet, has closed a $220,000 pre-seed funding round from its founders and MBK Holding, the company's CEO has said. Michael Javier, who is also co-founder of Cwallet, said the startup is now working closely with Qatar Central Bank (QCB) to obtain all the necessary...

DoubleTree Hilton Doha celebrates fifth anniversary with special events

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Old Town will celebrate its five year anniversary with special events and promotions throughout the month of January. The hotel, which opened its doors back in 2016, has become a landmark in the rapidly expanding business district of Doha and has hosted thousands of local and international guests. To mark...

Qatar- Measures taken to address traffic accidents in Sealine area bear fruits

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) The measures taken to address the serious issue of traffic accidents in the Sealine area have so far been successful.  Traffic Police patrols, Al Fazaa and others have succeeded in controlling traffic violations and reckless driving in the area, senior official at the General Directorate of Traffic said. 'The...

Qatar- Ooredoo honoured with award at Plug & Play Winter Summit 2020

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) Ooredoo has been honoured with an award at the Winter Summit of its partner, Silicon Valley innovation giant Plug & Play. Ooredoo was named winner of the Corporate Award in the Internet of Things (IoT) category. More than 30 other companies in the Plug & Play ecosystem were considered...

QNB bolsters digital payments leadership by launching Fitbit Pay, Garmin Pay on QNBpay

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) QNB Group has partnered with Garmin and Fitbit to make Garmin Pay and Fitbit Pay available to QNB customers in Qatar for the first time through its contactless payments platform, QNBpay. To make purchases, customers will simply need to add any of their QNB credit or prepaid cards to...

COVID-19 hotline receives 1.7 million calls since launch

Publication: qatarliving.com - English (English | Website Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Qatar's Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), together with relevant authorities, has been working above and beyond to protect the health and safety of its population. In addition to ensuring the availability of COVID-19 testing centers, treatment facilities, one of the Ministry's first...

Qatar- WOQOD opens new Lebsayyer petrol station

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) As part of WOQOD's ongoing expansion plans to be able to serve every area in Qatar, Qatar Fuel WOQOD opened Lebsayyer petrol station on Thursday, raising its network of petrol stations to 108.   WOQOD's Managing Director & CEO, Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, said: 'We are pleased to open a...

Qatar- NMoQ gift shop, Msheireb Metro station win awards at Prix Versailles 2020

Publication: menafn.com - English (English | Website) The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) gift shop has added another feather to its cap winning the prestigious Prix Versailles 2020 in the Shops and Stores category. Msheireb Metro Station, on the other hand, was awarded Special Prize Interior in the Passenger Stations category of the Prix. Qatar was the...