WISH launches Friends of the Global Fund Qatar

WISH launches Friends of the Global Fund Qatar

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), with the support of the Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD), has launched Friends of The Global Fund Qatar at the Doha Forum, which concluded on Sunday.

Minister of Commerce and Industry meets ministers, officials at Doha Forum

Minister of Commerce and Industry meets ministers, officials at Doha Forum

HE the Minister of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad bin Qassim al-Thani has met with a number of ministers and officials that participated in the recently-held Doha Forum.

QFZA stresses sustainable development in free zones at Doha Forum

QFZA stresses sustainable development in free zones at Doha Forum

HE the Minister of State and Chairman of QFZA Ahmad al-Sayed has participated in a panel discussion at Doha Forum 2022 to discuss the collaboration of governments and the private sector in developing free zones in pursuit of local, regional, and global sustainability.

PM meets delegation of France-Qatar Friendship Group

PM meets delegation of France-Qatar Friendship Group

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al-Thani has met members of a delegation from the France-Qatar Friendship Group in the French parliament, chaired by Pascal Brindeau, at Sheraton Doha

Gulf Times partners with Korea Times for media co-operation

Gulf Times partners with Korea Times for media co-operation

Gulf Times, Qatar’s leading English newspaper, signed a partnership agreement with Korea Times Sunday on the sidelines of Doha Forum to exchange exclusive content between the media organisations.

World will be better if conflicts resolved peacefully: Finance Minister

World will be better if conflicts resolved peacefully: Finance Minister

HE Minister of Finance Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari said that a comprehensive multilateral approach to dealing with crises is important. He added that Its prominence emerged during the Covid-19 pandemic, which affected all countries

QFFD, Gates Foundation pledge $200mn to help Africa

QFFD, Gates Foundation pledge $200mn to help Africa

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have jointly announced a new strategic partnership called 'Nanmo' under which they jointly pledged up to $200mn to support smallholder farmers and their communities in African countries.

Kerry urges faster action to limit consequences of climate change

Kerry urges faster action to limit consequences of climate change

A top climate advocate has highlighted the need to act immediately to reduce the worst impacts of climate change and suggested that oil producing countries should diversify their economies

When a Nobel laureate meets a football icon

When a Nobel laureate meets a football icon

A large number of dignitaries attended the Doha Forum Saturday, including Nobel laureate and Education advocate Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan, and English football icon David Beckham.

Ukrainian president warns world risking food shortage due to war

Ukrainian president warns world risking food shortage due to war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy warned that that the world is risking food shortage as a result of the war Russia waged on his country, stressing that no one is safe from the food supply disruptions.

QF announces launch of Earthna Centre

QF announces launch of Earthna Centre

Qatar Foundation (QF) has announced the launch of its Earthna Centre for a Sustainable Future, a non-profit policy centre, at the annual Doha Forum summit.

Girls' education ban won't last, Malala tells Taliban

Girls' education ban won't last, Malala tells Taliban

The Taliban's ban on girls' education won't last forever, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai said Saturday, emphasising that Afghan women now know what it is to be "empowered"