Qatar Weekly News Review Thur 7th April

Qatar Weekly News Review Thur 7th April

Here’s a recap of this week’s top news stories in Qatar, brought to you by Marhaba, the ultimate guide to Qatar.

Starting with last Friday when the Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced the closure of several branches of a restaurant in different areas for a period of two weeks each due to their failure to comply with the principles and controls of pricing increases. The restaurant branches increased their prices on food delivery platforms thereby deviating from the restaurant menu price and limiting consumer choice.

Onto Saturday and the Amir attended the final draw for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 the previous day. And Qatar’s first World Cup game will see them face Ecuador At Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor on November the 21st. Qatar will also play Senegal and the Netherlands in later Group A matches.

Sunday and Senegal are to face the Netherlands as the World Cup opening game at 1pm in Al Thumama Stadium on November the 21st. The Qatar- Ecuador match which was originally due to be the opening game of the tournament has been moved to 7pm.

And Qatar’s population rises to 2.81 million in February. Made up of 72% male and 28% female.

Tuesday and Qatar develops national food waste baseline. This is the first phase of a study to establish a national food waste baseline in Qatar, with the aim of formulating appropriate policies and raising awareness on the food waste issue.

Yesterday now and Qatar Tourism introduces a 24/7 hotline to boost communications. Qatar tourism has announced the launch of its tourism hotline to boost communication with stakeholders, visitors and residents. The new hotline can be reached by dialling 106 and is operational 24/7.

And in this morning’s news the Qatar World Cup is to be benchmark for sustainability and carbon neutrality Through the implementation of a slew of measures ranging from sustainable stadiums to eco-friendly transportation.

And then there’s a statement by the Ministry of Education and higher education saying that the information being published on various social media platforms, regarding the adoption of distance learning or online education during Ramadan, is incorrect. They also say the public should rely on its sources and official platforms for their information.

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