Sudan minister praises Qatar
March 07 2017 10:41 PM
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Sudan minister praises Qatar
Sudanese minister Ahmed Saad Omar has praised Qatar’s efforts for realising peace and stability in Darfur Region. The minister said in remarks to QNA that the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur  (DDPD) withstood many challenges, thanks to the Darfurians’ strong will and adherence to the DDPD, which contributed to bringing security and stability in the region. The Sudanese people in general, and Darfurians in particular, appreciate the great efforts that Qatar has been making

UN official meets NHRC chief
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad met in Geneva yesterday with Chairman of the Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri. They discussed mechanisms for implementing the recommendations of the International Conference on Human Rights Approaches to Conflict Situations in the Arab Region organised by the NHRC and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in collaboration with the General Secretariat of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers and the Arab Network of National Human Rights Institutions in Doha on February 20 and 21.

Registration for pearl-diving event

The organisers of the ‘Senyar Championship’, a pearl-diving and fishing competition, has announced that registration for the event will continue until March 30. The popular festival has already attracted over 50 teams for the fishing category and another 12 teams for pearl-diving, the organisers said in a press release yesterday. The festival, which is in its sixth edition, stems from Katara’s efforts to preserve Qatari culture and heritage, by promoting craftsmen, traders and practitioners of activities unique to the region.

Retail group joins hands with online ride-hailing service
Quality Retail Group has joined hands with online ride-hailing service Careem to bring together an exclusive line of promotions from tomorrow.
To begin with, Careem will be offering a 25% discount on the first two rides for all Quality Retail customers who sign up using the promo code, available at all Quality Retail Customer Care Service Counters.
The Careem app, available on Google Play Store and the iOS App-store, provides transportation choices via a mobile app, on the web and through a call centre.
“A customer can book a ride in 10-15 seconds and be on their way within 5-6 minutes,” it was claimed in a statement.
“More offers are on the charts, to be made available to the customers on a regular basis,” added Quality Retail Group, which operates seven outlets across Qatar.


Volvo recalls model

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Doha Marketing Services Company (Domasco), has announced the recall of Volvo V40 2017 model over a potential malfunction in the driver airbag.
The MEC said the recall campaign comes within the framework of its ongoing efforts to protect consumers and ensure that car dealers follow up on vehicle defects and repairs.
The MEC will co-ordinate with the dealer to follow up on the maintenance and repair works and communicate with customers to ensure that the necessary repairs are carried out.
The MEC has urged all customers to report any violations to its Consumer Protection and Anti-Commercial Fraud Department through the following channels: Hotline: 16001, e-mail: [email protected], Twitter: @MEC_Qatar, Instagram: MEC_Qatar, MEC mobile app for Android and IOS: MEC_Qatar

Last updated: March 07 2017 11:23 PM


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