Qatar Urdu Radio celebrated its landmark 38th anniversary yesterday in Doha with prominent figures from Urdu-speaking communities of Pakistan, India and the wider South Asian region, and the team of FM 107 radio station.
Qatar Urdu Radio launched its flagship programme Haqeeqat on August 12 last year. ‘Haqeeqat’ – reality in Urdu and Al Haqeeqah in Arabic, has completed 92 episodes with different guests in each episode. It is a joint collaboration between Gulf Times and Qatar Media Corporation-Urdu Radio.
With its rich tapestry of information and entertainment, Qatar Urdu Radio has become a channel of choice for the Urdu-speaking community in the country, especially for expatriates from the Subcontinent. Here's how the channel is maintaining its popularity in the age of Internet and social media .
A guest on the show for the second consecutive day, Siddiqui discussed some of the issues addressed in the speech of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the UN General Assembly.