It’s Saturday 26th September, this is the news in 60 seconds
In today’s Peninsula.
Moody’s affirms Qatar’s AA3 rating with stable outlook
The rating affirmation is supported by a number of strengths embedded in Qatar’s credit profile. Which underpin the sovereign’s resilience to shocks, including the current shock triggered by the Corona virus pandemic, and the lower global oil prices.
Strategic food security projects boost livestock sector
The livestock sector has emerged as one of the fastest growing sectors of the country thanks to the strategic food security project 2019-2023, which aims at increasing self-sufficiency of fresh local products.
According to the latest figures given by the livestock affairs Department at the ministry of municipality and environment on its Twitter account, the number of animals including camels, sheep, cows and goats, reached a total number of one million, seven hundred and seven thousand, five hundred and forty seven.
The 7th Qatar international boat show, sole grand luxury and unique craftsmanship products exhibition of Qatar, will be held from November 16th to the 20th this year.
And the Gulf times has two articles on leisure activities becoming more popular in Qatar. The first is underwater diving which they say is picking up in Qatar as more and more Qataris and expatriates from different countries are taking interest in the activity.
And in a separate article they say demand is up for bicycles amid the drop in summer heat.
Active cases of COVID-19 are now 2,926. Continuing to stay just under 3,000 for the previous month.
But we’ve got an all-time low figure today of just 3.77% Of those being tested, testing positive.
9 cases in the last 24-hour period were returning travelers, that are now in quarantine.
Don’t forget to visit our best friends at ‘Hello Qatar’. And get the most out of your time here in Qatar.
That’s all for today. Have a super Saturday, and I’ll see ya tomorrow.
Qatar News in 60 Seconds – Saturday 26th September
#Doha #Qatar #News in 60 Seconds – Saturday 26th September 2020 S1E166
In today’s newspapers, read by Brian Candy
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Sources @MOPHQatar @PeninsulaQatar @GulfTimes_Qatar @Qatar_Tribune
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