Gulf Times - Ministry-of-Interior
Orbital Road reduces travel time by 50%

Orbital Road reduces travel time by 50%

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal), in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior (MoI), held an awareness campaign about Orbital Road, which reduces travel time by roughly 50% from the south to the centre and the north of the country.

Kuwait's Interior Ministry foils bid to hack its website

Kuwait's Interior Ministry foils bid to hack its website

A ministry's statement published by Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA) said that concerned security agencies managed to prevent the attempt, but suspended the website for a while as a precautionary measure.

CID inspections help foil cyber, economic crimes

CID inspections help foil cyber, economic crimes

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ministry of Interior (MoI) has managed to foil a considerable number of cyber crimes, mostly blackmailing, and other economic crimes.

2.40mn transactions last year – Metrash2 rides high on popularity

2.40mn transactions last year – Metrash2 rides high on popularity

The number of transactions and inquiries completed through Metrash2 service in 2017 amounted to about 2.394mn, and 9.684mn, respectively. The total number of subscribers reached 395,000. A total of 153 services are available so far, of which 27 services were added in 2017.

Expats turn up in thousands for Qatar National Day events

Expats turn up in thousands for Qatar National Day events

Thousands of people attended various activities organsied by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) at six venues across the country to celebrate Qatar National Day 2017 on Monday.

Street vendors penalised for operating without licence

Street vendors penalised for operating without licence

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce, in co-operation with the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, has carried out a surprise inspection campaign targeting street vendors on Doha Corniche.

Traffic awareness through sports: "Shoot" kicks off at MES

Traffic awareness through sports: "Shoot" kicks off at MES

The third "Shoot" traffic awareness programme, organised by the Public Relations Department and Qatar Police Sports Federation (QPSF) at the Ministry of Interior (MoI) was launched on Sunday at the MES Indian School.

On-arrival visas: Hotel reservations not compulsory

On-arrival visas: Hotel reservations not compulsory

Hotel reservations or other conditions are not compulsory for obtaining different types of on-arrival tourist visas in Qatar, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said.

Qatar launches Electronic Travel Authorisation system

Qatar launches Electronic Travel Authorisation system

The new system will allow eligible visitors to obtain an ETA by completing a simple online application prior to travel.

MoI working hours during Eid holidays

MoI working hours during Eid holidays

Working of hours of Ministry of Interior’s service-oriented departments during Eid al-Adha holidays.

Visa-free entry increases flow of visitors to Qatar

Visa-free entry increases flow of visitors to Qatar

The Ministry of Interior, Qatar Tourism Authority and Qatar Airways had announced the visa-free entry to citizens of 80 countries on August 9.

HIA to get more e-gates for immigration clearance

HIA to get more e-gates for immigration clearance

More e-gates will be set up at Hamad International Airport for immigration clearance of residents, said Lt Col Mohamed Rashid al-Mazroui, director of the Airport Passports Department at the Ministry of Interior.