Porsche Club Qatar (PCQ) announced the launch of its ‘Tour of Germany’ in celebration of Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture. The tour is organised in collaboration with the Qatar Embassy in Berlin, and the German Embassy in Doha.

During the tour, participants will take part in a five-day trip to explore Germany’s famous cultural landmarks and attractions, helping to promote cultural awareness and exchange between the two countries.

PCQ President Khaled Al Remithi
PCQ President Khaled Al Remithi

PCQ is fully managed and run by Porsche owners who committed their time and energy to establish themselves as part of the Porsche Clubs Network worldwide. According to PCQ President Khaled Al Remithi, the tour of Germany, taking place from 3 to 8 July, will feature club members and social media influencers. This initiative reflects the club’s commitment towards creating a regular series of engaging activities and events for members of the community, and building widespread appreciation for important national initiatives.

The Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture is initiated by Qatar Museums in partnership with the Goethe-Institut Gulf Region, the German Embassy Doha and the Embassy of Qatar in Germany. The initiative aims to strengthen existing ties between both countries through mutual exchange of arts, culture, and sport, and to promote dialogue, mutual understanding, recognition and appreciation between the two countries.

HE Sheikh Saud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatar Ambassador to Berlin, said that the cultural exchange is the main component of the Year of Culture programme.

We believe tours, such as the one PCQ is embarking on, help in raising awareness and starting dialogue. We are very happy to support Qatar’s youth with such constructive endeavors.’

Qatar Museums Public and International Relations Director Mohammed Al Othman said that Porsche Club Qatar’s Tour of Germany exemplifies the diversity and variety that makes up the Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture.

It is precisely through events such as these that we’re able to promote cultural understanding and appreciation between Qatar and Germany. We’re delighted to see members of the community embrace all that the Year of Culture stands for and to contribute to strengthening the existing ties between our two countries.’

Porsche Club Qatar has joined hands with Porsche Clubs Worldwide to further promote the Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture across its network of more than 220,000 members around the world.

The Qatar Germany 2017 Year of Culture is part of the landmark ‘Years of Culture’ initiative developed by Qatar Museums, which is designed to deepen understanding between nations and their people through mutual exchanges of arts, culture, heritage and sport. The bilateral Years of Culture initiative was launched in 2012 under the guidance of Qatar Museums’ Chairperson, HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

People interested in tracking the tour and learning more about the participants can follow @PCQTR on social media channels and the hashtags #PCQ and #PCQatar.