Istanbul, 30 Nov. 2023 (Anadolu) The 2023 edition of the UN climate summit, commonly known as COP28, opened on Thursday in Dubai, as the United Arab Emirates officially assumed the presidency from Egypt. The event has attracted over 180 heads of states and governments from across the globe. Noteworthy is the high number of attendance requests, exceeding 500,000 participants. The conference is set to continue until Dec. 12. Sultan Al Jaber, the Emirati industry and advanced technology minister, officially received the COP28 presidency from ...
December 1, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 29 Nov. 2023 (QNA) 21st edition of the Doha Forum will be held on Dec. 10-11, 2023. Forum an ideal opportunity to exchange ideas and views on the prominent regional and international issues in light of the participation of leaders of states, heads of government and ministers from various countries of the world in the forum. It was announced at a press conference held this morning at the Diplomatic Club, Doha. Present on the occasion were Mubarak bin Ajlan Al Kuwari, ...
November 29, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 28 Nov. 2023 11th edition of WISE Summit will take off today at the state of the art Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Qatar this morning of Tuesday. The WISE Summit 2023 brings together over 100 local, regional and international experts from diverse backgrounds, including tech innovators, AI ethicists, policymakers, and students, to create dialogues on how AI will shape the future of education. Themed "Creative Fluency: Human Flourishing in the Age of AI," Two day summit is organised by WISE – ...
November 27, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 24 Nov 2023 12 Thai workers caught in Gaza conflict were handed over by Hamas a while before to the Red Crescent at the Rafa Crossing, Egypt followed by 13 Israeli children and women. First group of 39 Palestinians including 13 children are expected to be released by occupied forces of Israel in coming hours. Week's long Qatar's mediation role between Hamas and Israel in cooperation with US and Egypt bringing both parties to agree to a temporary truce that would pause ...
November 24, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 22 Nov. 2023 One year from the unforgettable FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Qatar Airways announced the renewal of its longstanding partnership with FIFA until 2030, as the Global Airline Partner. Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer Engr. Badr Mohammed Al-Meer joined FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, for the signing ceremony on the one year anniversary of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The extended partnership was announced at the award-winning, Hamad International Airport, against the backdrop of the airline’s Boeing 787-8, ...
November 22, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 18 Nov 2023 Qatar Chamber of Commerce and QatarEnergy recently signed a platinum sponsorship agreement for the ninth edition of the 'Made in Qatar’ Exhibition. The partnership agreement was signed by Hussain Yousef Al Abdulghani, Director, Administrative and Finance Department at the Chamber, and Lolwa Khalil Salat, Manager, Public Relations and Communication at QatarEnergy. Held under the Patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the ‘Made in Qatar’ exhibition is organised by the Qatar Chamber in cooperation with ...
November 18, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
San Francisco, USA, 17 Nov 2023 Xinhua News Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday held a positive, comprehensive and constructive summit, charting the course for improving and developing bilateral ties. At the invitation of U.S. President Joe Biden, Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in San Francisco on Tuesday for a China-U.S. summit and the 30th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders' Meeting. The visit to San Francisco marks Xi's return to the United States after six-plus years and ...
November 16, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 15 Nov. 2023 Mrs. Maryam Al-Attiyah, Chairperson National Human Rights Committee of Qatar (NHRC) emphasized that the committee's pavilion, coupled with the two exhibitions and the awareness and educational activities planned for the 'International Horticultural Exhibition - Expo 2023 Doha' align with the exhibition's objectives, integral to human rights. She underscored that human rights are at the core of the exhibition and indivisible from its essence, emphasizing Doha's historical hosting of the World Expo, the first in the Middle East ...
November 15, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Tokyo, 11 Nov 2023 (The Japan Time) Foreign Minister Yoko Kamikawa has said that Japan will "take a lead" in the global efforts to address the deepening humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip amid the escalating war between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas. Japan will proactively communicate with related nations toward the realization of a "two-state solution" for establishing an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel to resolve their longstanding conflict, Kamikawa said in an interview Friday with Kyodo News. She underscored that ...
November 12, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 11 Nov. 2023 Few areas are as critical to the future of Afghanistan as education, speakers noted at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q)’s 'Afghanistan Regional Symposium: Confronting the Impasse', but comprehensive efforts are needed for education to truly be the vehicle for peace, prosperity, and social justice. “The people of Afghanistan face an oncoming humanitarian and economic crisis that is more urgent than ever,” said the dean of GU-Q, Dr. Safwan Masri, in his opening remarks. “And while international support for ...
November 11, 2023M Ashraf Siddiqui