DOHA, Doha 2030 today hosted regional virtual workshops for National Olympic Committees (NOCs) in which they sought to demonstrate how Doha 2030 will belong to all of Asia in a celebration of excellence and diversity. The workshops have been developed to maximise the opportunity for two-way discussions with NOCs who are encouraged to provide feedback and input. Taking into account time difference and language, NOCs were grouped into three workshops according to the following…"Doha 2030 shares bid plans with NOCs during virtual workshops"
The Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Scott Morrison officially launched in Sydney the first-ever Australia United Arab Emirates Business Council aimed at deepening bilateral trade and investment and expanding opportunities for Australian and UAE businesses. His Excellency Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, followed the Australian Prime Minister in welcoming the launch of the Business Council. “Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1975, the UAE and Australia have…"AUSTRALIA AND UAE STRONGER WITH LAUNCH OF BUSINESS COUNCIL"
Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, has been awarded the certification for its Integrated Management System (IMS) under the ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and ISO 45001:2018 standards. The achievement follows an extensive auditing process done by Intertek, a Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. The certification covers QEERI’s provision of research, development, and innovation services by each of its centers and departments, including the Energy Center, Water…"HBKU’s Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute Awarded ISO Certification for its Integrated Management System"
HE Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, chaired the Cabinet’s regular meeting held at the Amiri Diwan yesterday’s noon. At the beginning of the meeting, the Cabinet listened to the explanation made by HE Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari, Minister of Public Health, on the latest developments to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and the Cabinet affirmed the continuation of the precautionary measures taken to combat this pandemic. Then, the Cabinet has approved the draft State budget for the fiscal year 2021 and a draft law approving the budget. It also approved of referring all the main sections and sectors of the draft budget and the draft law to the Shura Council (Advisory Council). The draft budget has been prepared based on the following principles: – Adopting the principle of medium-term planning for the general budget and setting financial ceilings for the years (2021-2023) after reviewing the projects and programs of all sectors. – All ministries and government agencies are required to set financial ceilings for the medium term (2021-2023), and direct them to arrange their priorities, including programs and projects included in the Second National Development Strategy of (2018-2022), according to the allocated budgets and specific financial ceilings. – Continuing to allocate financial resources to complete the implementation of strategic projects in accordance with Qatar National Vision 2030, particularly those related to hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the health and education sectors. – Allocating the necessary financial resources to develop new citizens’ land and infrastructure for existing areas. – Supporting business environment development initiatives to enhance the role of the private sector and its participation in various economic activities. – Working on maintaining the credit rating of the State. Source: Hukoomi Government of Qatar"Cabinet Approves Draft State Budget for Fiscal Year 2021"
Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) have made notable progress in the management of premature babies and delivering the best possible outcomes which have put the State of Qatar at the forefront of the countries achieving the highest level of services and care to maintain the health of premature babies worldwide. It is worth noting that around 50% of a total of 2540 cases had been admitted to Women’s Wellness and…"State of Qatar at the Forefront of Neonatal Care Worldwide"
The Shura Council (Advisory Council) held its regular weekly meeting yesterday, Monday, 23 November 2020 under the chairmanship of HE Speaker of the Shura Council Mr. Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid Al Mahmoud. During the session, the Council discussed Decree Law No. 19 of 2020 amending some provisions of Law No. 21 of 2015, regulating entry, exit and residency of expatriates. The amendment included two articles of the aforementioned Law. After the discussion, the Council decided…"Shura Council Refers 2 Decrees on Entry and Residency of Expatriates and Private Associations to Competent Committees"