People in Qatar showed their love for the country as they celebrated Qatar National Day 2017 in different parts of the country.
‘Pride in Qatar’ by Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways’ official celebration of the country’s forthcoming National Day kicked off on Tuesday with an event for the airline’s employees and guests from local media and social media influencers highlighting Qatar’s rich culture and heritage.
The event took place under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communications, His Excellency Jassim bin Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, and was hosted by Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker. In attendance were Chairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, His Excellency Abdullah bin Nasser Turki Al Subaey; Director General of Qatar Aeronautical College Sheikh Jabor bin Hamad Al Thani; former Chairman of Qatar Civil Aviation Authority His Excellency Abdul Aziz Mohamed Al Nuaimi and Head of Mesaimeer Passport Services Centre Major Yousuf Abdullah Al Muhaizia.
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al khaliji celebrates Qatar National Day 2017 with the Bank’s Staff and Their Families
Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, recently celebrated Qatar’s National Day at its headquarters in West bay. The event witnessed recreational activities for this occasion, in the presence of H.E Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani, al khaliji Chairman along with the executive management, staff and their families. The ceremony, which commemorated the country’s Independence Day, was held in recognition of the country’s tremendous achievements since its founding as well as the in honor of the wisdom of its leadership and the resolve of its people amid the challenges that faced the nation this year.
During the special event, al khaliji Chairman Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani congratulated the Emir His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani on the occasion of the National Day and renewed the Bank’s vow to continue supporting the country, its people, and its economy towards realizing Qatar’s vision for the year 2030 and achieving prosperity and progress for the entire nation.
The Ritz-Carlton, Doha Commemorates Qatar National Day
The Ritz-Carlton, Doha commemorates Qatar National Day celebrating a variety of events for the enjoyment of guests, showcasing the rich culture and traditions of Qatar.
The celebrations at the hotel pay tribute to the people who built the nation allowing guests from all over the world to learn and enjoy the colourful culture of Qatar.
To mark this year’s National Day, Katara Hospitality, a leading global hotel owner, developer and operator, based in Qatar, is offering a diverse range of activities to best showcase the Qatari spirit and tradition.
Qatar National Day accentuates the identity and history of the country and celebrates the ideas and visionary aspirations that Qatar was founded on. With the theme ‘Promise of Prosperity and Glory’ Katara Hospitality marked this occasion in distinctive style by creating themed hotel key cards for all its Qatar-based hotels including; The Ritz-Carlton, Doha, Sharq Village & Spa, Doha Marriott Hotel, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, Mövenpick Hotel Doha, Sealine Beach, a Murwab Resort, Simaisma, a Murwab Resort, The Avenue, a Murwab Hotel, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara and Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli.
Sheraton Grand Doha
Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel commemorated Qatar National Day with a unique range of activities that highlights its commitment to the nation and the people in Qatar.
The five-day celebration paid a final tribute to the spirit of togetherness on the most festive day in Qatar, where guests witnessed the grand finale of the air acrobatic show ‘Meraviglia’ in the majestic setting of the hotel’s lobby. Sheraton Grand Doha continued the festivities with a cake cutting ceremony whilst guests were treated to cultural entertainment and local cuisine embracing the tradition and culture of Qatar around the hotel.
Nord Anglia International School Al Khor
Nord Anglia International School Al Khor team up with The Girls Centre Al Khor for the best Qatar National Day celebrations to date.
This year’s Qatar National Day celebrations were unlike any other with the community coming together to arrange events and activities for everybody to enjoy. Students from across the school danced, performed and provided interesting speeches about Qatar’s rich history and promising future. Sana Obaid of the Arabic Department and a large number of parents worked tirelessly to arrange stalls and events, which were also remarkably informative.
Students and staff at Doha College enjoyed an immersing full Qatari experience, complete with the most diverse aspects of the Qatari culture and heritage. The build-up to the celebration started weeks before and it culminated with a day dedicated entirely to everything Qatari.
Dr Steffen Sommer, Principal of Doha College, expressed his gratitude to the host country and added:
The students have done so well to bring Qatar into the college. I am proud to see how incredibly extensive their knowledge of Qatar is, and how much they enjoy taking part in the Qatari traditions.’