Qatar Foundation (QF) welcomed Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon to Education City yesterday. Rahmon is in Qatar as part of a two-day state visit on the invitation of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.
The dignitary was welcomed to QF headquarters by Saad Ibrahim al-Muhannadi, lifetime member of the board of directors, QF. The visiting Tajik delegation was given a comprehensive presentation highlighting QF’s different education institutes, science and research centres, and community development initiatives.
Al-Muhannadi outlined to the Tajik president how QF is committed to the concept of lifelong learning, and to providing an ecosystem where education can impact the life of every person, enabling future generations to thrive in a global environment.
Following the presentation, the visitors were taken to the open-air viewing platform on the eighth floor of QF headquarters where they were shown the education and research buildings of Education City, and discussed future plans at QF. Concluding the visit, Rahmon signed Qatar F’s Visitors Book.
President Emomali Rahmon and his accompanying delegation also visited the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) yesterday.
The president toured the museum and viewed the exhibits which included books, manuscripts and coins made of silver, copper and bronze as well as other artefacts and precious stones which have been collected from three continents and date back 14 centuries.
During the tour, President Rahmon was briefed on the history of the MIA and its role in disseminating science, culture and encouraging creativity and communication with cultures and arts of the world.
Following the tour, the Tajik president signed the honorary record of the MIA. In his remarks, President Rahmon said: “The displayed historical treasures in the MIA in Doha embody the noble humanitarian values and our shared constructive culture”.
During the tour, the Tajik President was accompanied by HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti.
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