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Posted on April 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has paralyzed the entire world. This novel coronavirus does not differentiate between developed, developing or poor countries who have proved powerless and disabled in its wake. The negative effect of the virus has become particularly evident on the common rituals of Muslims, halting congregational and daily communal prayers at mosques.

Posted on April 20, 2020

Qatar National Research Fund has announced the winners of its 12th annual Undergraduate Research Experience Program competition, which – for the first time in its history – was taken into the digital sphere following the outbreak of COVID-19.

Posted on April 19, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has dramatically changed our communication habits and we are all coping better with self-isolation thanks to the advantages of technology. With schools shut, children have much more time to spend online as well, if not doing schoolwork, then playing games, chatting to their friends and finding ways to stay entertained while stuck at home.

Posted on April 19, 2020

Google Cloud has joined the remote working initiative that was launched by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) at end of March 2020, in cooperation with key players in Qatar’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. The CRA initiative is taking a set of measures and providing offers and packages for technology services to help people of Qatar to work remotely from home easily and securely during the precautionary measures taken to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Posted on April 19, 2020

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced the completion of the roads and infrastructure works for Integrated Workers Complex (IWAC) in West Umm Slal (Bu Garn), and opening the roads to traffic. The main purpose of the project is to serve the needs of the workers accommodation and the logistic city in the area and to connect them with the existing road network. These facilities are expected to serve 31,000 workers.

Posted on April 19, 2020

First Finance Company, a subsidiary of Barwa Bank Group, has announced that it has postponed payment installments for registered small and medium sized enterprises (SME).  FFC’s decision to postpone finance installments and documentary credits dues of its SME customers without additional feeds or profits goes into effect starting March 16 2020 for a period of 6 months.  First Finance Company will liaison directly with registered SMEs wishing to defer installments.

Posted on April 19, 2020

Vodafone Qatar has partnered with Dreama Orphan Care Centre and Protection Social Rehabilitation Centre (AMAN) to support their students’ remote learning using 5G technology, amidst the coronavirus pandemic that has forced all students in Qatar to continue their education virtually.

In addition to the centres being equipped with high-speed internet powered by its GigaNet 5G network, Vodafone Qatar has provided the students with laptops and tablets. 

Posted on April 19, 2020

The rapid pace at which coronavirus continues to spread across the world has inevitably raised questions about testing, vaccines, and potential treatments – including why testing for the virus appears difficult and time-consuming, how long a vaccine will take to develop, and how it will work once it has been developed.

Posted on April 19, 2020

In a move designed to further reinforce its complete commitment to protecting the health and safety of staff and customers, Ooredoo has announced the installation of a Fever Screening Thermal Camera System at its Al Sadd retail shop, in partnership with Huawei.

Posted on April 19, 2020

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal‘ announced the completion of all the main upgrade works for the 17.2-kilometer-trunk sewer that serves 8 areas to the North of Doha.

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