Posted on August 11, 2019

The Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) will organise ‘Mega Eid Al Adha Cultural Celebration for Expat Communities’ at the Asian Town and Asian Accommodation City (Labour City) in Doha Industrial Area from 5pm to 10pm. The celebration at the Asian Town will be held at the car parking area of the Cricket Stadium, where entry for the public is free, while the entry to the celebration at Asian Accommodation City is restricted for the residents of the accommodation city.

The Eid celebrations will include musical and traditional thematic shows and cultural performances by community orchestra teams and school students, magic shows and safety and security related awareness programmes by different departments of the MoI such as Traffic, Al Fazaa Police, Civil Defence, Community Policing Department, Search and Follow up Department, Drugs Enforcement Department and Human Rights Department. Special prizes sponsored by Safari group and Grand Mall will be gifted for the audience throughout the event through raffle draw as well as through the security awareness quiz by the Public Relations Department of the MoI.

Popular Asian orchestra teams will present musical shows in multiple languages including Hindi, Urdu, Sinhalese, Nepali, Malayalam, Tamil and Bangladeshi languages in Asian Town and Asian Accommodation City. A variety of events from magic show and songs in Hindi, Bangladeshi, Nepalese and Bhojpuri to thematic shows will be staged to entertain the people on Eid day along with educative awareness programmes. The organisers expect a huge turnout of the expatriate community members including the employees and workers of the companies in the both events.

The celebrations are organised in various locations of Qatar by the MoI with the aim of providing a safer environment in a closer location for the members of the expatriate communities residing in Qatar including the employees and workers of the companies to celebrate Eid Al Adha and to enhance and strengthen cooperation and communication between the MoI and expatriates in Qatar by providing safety and security tips during these events. The MoI has invited all members of expatriate communities to attend the events and urges the managements of the companies to make necessary arrangements for sending maximum numbers of the workers to different programmes arranged in various locations in order to get benefits of the awareness programs on various subjects related with safety and security. 

The MoI has been organising cultural events and awareness programs for the expatriate communities on various national occasions such as Eid Al Fitr, Eid Al Adha and Qatar National Day for many years. This year’s Eid Al Al Adha celebration is organized in collaboration with Indian Cultural Centre and is sponsored by Ibn Ajyan projects, Naaas Group, Safari Mall, Grand Mall, Trsnscind Group and Emco Qatar.

source: The Peninsula