It’s Sunday 17th of May, this is the news in around 60 seconds

The Gulf Times say an Aquatic Research Centre is set to produce 1.6mn shrimps annually. And is working on a program to produce 2.5mn baby fish such as Hamour and yellowfin seabream. Opened in January this year, the center is aimed at helping Qatar attain self-sufficiency in high quality fish.

In the Tribune – Turtle population increases along norther beaches amid COVID-19 and The Qatar Red Crescent Society distributes over 55,000 iftar meals across the country

The Peninsula have an article on the National Museum of Qatar putting together four crowdsourced virtual exhibitions.

Qatar’s Culinary Journey, Habitats and Shelter, NMoQ Creates Together and Mal Lawal Home Edition are the four subjects.

People are being invited to send 1-3 photographs, illustrations and/or sketches together with 100 words of text for possible inclusion in one of the four virtual exhibitions.

Please don’t forget that as of today the wearing of face masks outside of your home is mandatory. And carries heavy penalties for those not complying.

And finally

The Ministry of Public Health say there are, 1,547 new COVID cases. 242 Recoveries and sadly, one additional death.

The Qatar News in around 60 Seconds – Sunday 17th May 2020

Read by Brian Candy – Twitter: @iCandy_pw

Sources @PeninsulaQatar  @GulfTimes_Qatar @Qatar_Tribune @HMC_Qatar @MOPHQatar #Qatar #News #QatarQuick #Doha #Papers #60seconds



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