Saad Ismail al-Jassim is unlike any other shopkeeper at Souq Waqif. As one of Qatar’s last living pearl divers, 84-year-old Saad has dazzling anecdotes to share with customers and visitors at the shop where he is surrounded by pearls and the items used for pearl diving
A casual visit to Souq Waqif aroused the curiosity of a student of a Qatar Foundation partner university about the authenticity of artefacts and helped her come out with a research project.
The management of Souq Waqif has denied the rumours circulating on social media about reopening of shops as of Tuesday, April 14.
Anticipating major achievements in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Souq Waqif storekeepers have started preparations to meet the expected demand for food items like nuts, fruits, spices and sweets ...
Popular restaurants at Souq Waqif has recently seen an increasing turnout of customers who throng the venue to enjoy the various programmes of the Spring Festival
Featuring an array of cultural programmes and entertainment activities, the third edition of the Spring Festival opened at Souq Waqif in Doha and Souq Al Wakrah Saturday