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Qatar’s biggest Central Market to open soon in Al Sailiya

Qatar’s biggest Central Market to open soon in Al Sailiya

A new Central Market – the biggest in Qatar will open soon for business, in the Al Sailiya area. The new market will have different sections for fish, poultry, fruits and vegetables and an abattoir for camels, cows, and sheep all under one roof.

According to the local English language daily The Peninsula, an official source at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment was quoted as saying, “The Al Sailiya Central Market was expected to open in the first quarter of this year, but owing to some expansion works and special procedures, the opening was delayed. But, it will open for business after two months maximum.”

The market will serve Al Rayan, Abu Hamour and Al Sailiya.

The new Central Market project was undertaken from a well-planned development perspective in line with rapid demographic changes in the country and is strategically planned to cater to current and future population expansion.

The new Al Sailiya facility is built on a total area of 12,000 square metres, and includes three buildings, each one consisting of two floors. The main building accommodates different shops for fruits, vegetables, fish, and fresh food items. In order to meet the ever-growing demand for fresh vegetables and fruits, the new Central Market will offer a variety of fresh produce from Qatar and around the world at reasonable prices.

There will also be a fish market to cater to the needs of the Doha residents with new  facilities and services designed according to international standards of health and food safety regulations

The abattoir for camels, cows, and sheep is in the third building and equipped with all modern specifications to meet health and environmental standards.

Residents of the area have long been waiting for such a central market because the current two abattoirs are unable to satisfy the demands of customers, especially on occasions like Ramadan and Eid, according to official source.

 

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Fire Station Welcomes New Class of Artist in Residence | Qatar Museums (QM) has announced the artists selected for 2019-2020

Fire Station Welcomes New Class of Artist in Residence | 18 Artists Chosen in The Program’s Fifth Year

Qatar Museums (QM) has announced the artists selected for the 2019-2020 season of the Fire Station: Artist in Residence programme. Now in its fifth year, the nine-month-long residency, under the visionary guidance of QM Chairperson, Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, supports local artists, through providing them with a platform to develop their creative practice.

Every year, the Artist in Residence programme attracts a large number of portfolio submissions from Qatar based artists. This year, eighteen artists were selected by an esteemed panel of jurors, with disciplines ranging from painting, sculpture, photography, and video to other related media. As part of the programme, this year’s intake of residents will benefit from their own dedicated studio space, the opportunity to collaborate, exchange knowledge, and to enhance their creative progression through mentorship, open studio events, workshops, and access to the building’s facilities. Artists are also given the opportunity to showcase their artworks in a large public exhibition in the Garage Gallery at the Fire Station by the end of their residency.

The new residents were welcomed to the programme by the Fire Station team, where they were given an in-depth introduction to the programme, staff, and a tour of the available facilities.

Sitting at the heart of Qatar’s thriving creative community, the Fire Station: Artist in Residence programme is a highlight of Qatar Museums’ initiatives, which aims to create a platform committed to supporting artists through its residencies, as well as engaging the local communities in Qatar by providing opportunities and events, which include exhibitions and public programs.

The full list of the chosen 18 artists participating in the 2019-2020 Artist in Residence programme is:
  1. Aisha Al-Muhannadi (Qatar)
  2. Amena Al-Yousef (Qatar)
  3. Ameera Al-Aji (Qatar)
  4. Ebtesam Al-Hothi (Qatar)
  5. Hadeer Omar (Egypt)
  6. Haytham Sharrouf (Venezuela)
  7. Hind Al Saad (Qatar)
  8. Jaser Alagha (Australia)
  9. Latifa Al-Kuwari (Qatar)
  10. Majdulin Nasrallah (Jordan)
  11. Maryam Al-Maadhadi (Qatar)
  12. Mariam Rafehi (Germany)
  13. Mashael Al-Hijazi (Qatar)
  14. Maysaa Almumin (Kuwait)
  15. Muna Al-Bader (Qatar)
  16. Naila Al-Thani (Qatar)
  17. Noor Yousef (Qatar)
  18. Suzana Joumaa (Syria)

Source Credit: Qatar Museums

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New Amiri decree grants residence permits without a sponsor for investors

New Amiri decree grants residence permits without a sponsor for investors

According to QNA, the Amir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Monday,16th September, issued Decree Law No. (23) of 2019, amending some provisions of Law No. (21) of 2015 regulating the entry and exit of expatriates and their residence.

According to the amendment, the competent authority in the Ministry of Interior may issue entry permits and grant residence permits without sponsor for investors subject to the provisions of the law regulating the investment of non-Qatari capital in economic activity for a period of five years, renewable, and owners and beneficiaries of real estate in accordance with the provisions of the law regulating the non-Qatari ownership and use of real estate for a period of five years shall be automatically renewed for the duration of their ownership or use of real estate, and any other categories determined by a decision of the Cabinet.

The decree is effective starting from its date of publication in the official gazette.

According to the official government website

https://portal.www.gov.qa/wps/portal/topics/Housing/propertyownership

Property Ownership in Qatar is divided into three regimes for owning property in Qatar. The three types of investors are:

  • Qataris
  • GCC nationals
  • Non-Qataris

Non-Qataris may invest and own land, buildings, and constructions in three designated projects:

  • Pearl – Qatar
  • West Bay Lagoon
  • Al Khor Resort Project

Non-Qataris may also acquire rights over:

  • Real estate leased for a term of 99 years, renewable on similar terms.
  • “Residential Units” for a term not exceeding 99 years, and in general a right to convey property belonging to another person for its own profit, utility or advantage.

The law further enhances the desirability of investing in Qatari property by allowing non-Qatari owners to apply for visas and residency for themselves and their families without any local sponsorship.

To find out the number and value of sold properties across Qatar as well as other useful information, please check the different editions of Qatar’s Monthly Statistics bulletin, available on the website of the Planning and Statistics Authority.

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ICC Qatar unveils plans for new cultural programmes

ICC Qatar unveils plans for new cultural programmes

The prestigious Indian Cultural Center (ICC) working under the aegis of the Embassy of India in Qatar has been organising different cultural activities coupled with welfare services for their larger community.

The ICC Qatar office bearers recently organised a press conference at its Mumbai hall and according to the Gulf Times, office-bearers who addressed the press were Manikantan A P, President; Vinod V Nair, Vice President; Bhumeshwar Padala, Head of Consular Services & External Events: Jaffarkhan M, Head of Premises, HR & Sports: Rajesh Singh, Head of Finance & Sponsorship; Mohsin P, Head of Affiliation & Membership; and Nirmala Shanmugapadian, Cultural Coordinator.

The GT report further stated that all expatriate communities always like to enjoy and engage themselves in cultural activities in Qatar. The Indian community – the largest expatriate community here, is no exception to that.

The ICC Qatar office-bearers highlighted various new programmes their team wants to introduce for welfare and cultural activities. They talked in detail about cultural programmes, welfare projects, and educational activities.

Talking to the media, Manikantan said: “First of all, we are having [already started] cultural programems on every Wednesday – from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The weekly programmes are about dance, music, and art of India. These events will be organised by 19 different organisations, affiliated with ICC.

We are providing a chance to the affiliated organisations to present their cultural programmes. There are many Indian schools and they can also come and perform in ICC Qatar on every Wednesday. There are many institutes that are also interested in carrying out cultural programmes. They will first get registered with ICC and then they will offer their performances. We are allotting them slots accordingly.

“Last two weeks, we have had our programmes. We will have a one-month summer break – from July 3 to the first week of August. We have already booked 15 Wednesdays. We have done our work to spread the news about performance opportunities. Every week, we will be sending press releases on Monday highlighting what cultural programme is going to take place on Wednesday making sure that the news reaches maximum number of Indians. We will prioritise cultural programmes according to their quality. We are trying to inform more and more people to come and enjoy the shows. Mostly cultural programems in Doha take place on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. We have arranged it on Wednesday, giving people a chance to enjoy cultural activities during weekdays.”

The president added that the ICC had already been conducting different classes for dance, karate, chess and music. “This summer we plan to have some crash courses for Indian expatriates.” Manikantan also talked about privileged insurance cards for the ICC members. “We have around 4,000 members. With different associated organisations, we have over 100, 000 members. Now, we are planning to give privilege to some members. First of all we are going to announce a group insurance facility. This will be helpful for all the community members. We have observed that if someone dies here, his or her family finds it hard to deal with the situation.

We are planning to the insurance plan with minimum premium. We are in negotiation with different Qatar based insurance companies. We are trying to keep the premium up to QR100. The insurance will be valid for two years and can be extended. We are planning to launch this scheme in August.

“Further, we are also reaching out to different businesses in Qatar seeking concessions for the ICC members holding privileged cards.”

He added: “We are also going to upgrade the website of ICC and the new website will be launched on June 25. Indian expatriates will be able to apply for ICC membership online. We are also creating a job portal in the website.
Indians living in Qatar or visiting the country will be able to upload their CVs on ICC website. We have been in talks with managers of the different businesses and companies to give preference to these CVs. The job applicants must have Qatari identity card or visit visa number.”

The ICC president also shared that they were going to set up different clubs such as science club, drama club, photography club etc. “We want to get our children to interact with known and professional people visiting Qatar from India.”

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Qatar Museums Calls For Indian Photographers in Qatar | Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture photography exchange

Qatar Museums Calls For Indian Photographers in Qatar | Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture photography exchange (Doha, 11 Sep. 2019)

Qatar Museums (QM) has announced an open call for all professional Indian photographers living in Qatar aged 18 years and above to apply in the Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture photography exchange.

Photographers, who want to be considered for an upcoming exhibition showcasing the best of Qatar contemporary photography under the theme Life in Qatar, are welcome to apply.

Photographers can choose to submit images that showcase any aspect of Qatar’s portraits, architecture, and landscape; all styles and formats of photography are eligible. A final selection of photographs will be exhibited in forthcoming exhibitions held by QM, locally and internationally. The two chosen photographers will also win an economy ticket to India.

All applications for the Year of Culture photography exchange initiative must be submitted before midnight on Sunday, 22 September 2019 through the online application form that can be found on https://www.qm.org.qa/en/qatar-india-2019-photography-exchange. More details about the application process can also be found on the QM website.

The Years of Culture Program is a year-long programme developed to deepen understanding between nations through mutual exchanges of arts, culture, heritage, and sport.

Organized by Qatar Museums, sponsored by Qatar Airways The Official Airline, Qatar India 2019 Year of Culture, was planned in collaboration with leading institutions in Qatar and India, including the Embassy of Qatar in New Delhi, the Embassy of India in Doha, Qatar’s Ministry of Culture and Sport, Qatar foundation, The National Tourism Council, Doha film institute and many more.

Source Credit: Press Release from Qatar Museums

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India must win in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against favourites Qatar

India must win in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against favourites Qatar

The Indian national football team finally landed on September 7 at the Hamad International Airport in Doha for their must-win 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Qatar.

For India, it is their second match of the campaign having lost their first match against Oman 2-1.

India and Qatar are set to face each other at the iconic Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, which will kick off on Tuesday, September 10, 10:00 PM IST.

For India, it is a do or die situation and they definitely need a positive result to fix their berth in the 2022 global showpiece event. A loss for India who have already lost their first qualifier against Oman, a win versus favourites Qatar is crucial to stay in the running.

Going into the match, the Indian Blue Tigers need to work sort out their defence problems from the loss to Oman, especially those that came within the dying moments of the game.

The main concern for India under their Croatian coach Igor Stimac will be a weak backline, with Sandesh Jhingan, Adil Khan, Rahul Bheke and Subhasish Bose faltering in the second half in the loss against Oman.

“As soon as the Oman match ended, we shifted our focus immediately to the next match. Qatar is the strongest team in the group and playing them will not be easy. However, it’s a great opportunity to learn from,” said head coach Igor Stimac.

“We played well against Oman but we could have done better towards the end. However, it is important that we learn from our mistakes and ensure that we come out fighting and stronger. The coach has been motivating us and said that he was proud of the way we played. Against Qatar, we have to be solid and make the most of our chances,” said left-back Bose.

India has an uphill task as they are playing Qatar on the host’s home turf and need to be aware of the serious threat posed by their opponent’s star striker Almoez Ali who is in top form.

The Squads:

Qatar: Saad Sheeb, Meshal Barsham, Mohammed Al-Bakri, Pedro, Salem Al-Hajri, Tareq Salman, Abdulkarim Hassan, Boualem Khoukhi, Hassan Al-Haydos, Akram Afif, Abdulaziz Al-Ansari, Hashim Ali, Bassam Al-Rawl, Assim Madibo, Almoez Ali, Karim Boudiaf, Ali Afif, Musaab Keder, Ahmed Fathy, Yousef Abdelrazzaq, Al Mahdi Ali, Ahmed Alaaeldin, Abdulaziz Hatim, Abdullah Abdul Salam.

Indian Football Team - pic credit: Twitter@Sunil Chhetri

pic credit: [email protected] Chhetri

India:  Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Amrinder Singh, Kamaljit Singh, Vishal Kaith, Rahul Bheke, Nishu Kumar, Pritam Kotal, Anas Edathodika, Sandesh Jhingan, Narender Gahlot, Sarthak Golui, Adil Khan, Subhasish Bose, Mandar Rao Dessai, Nikhil Poojari, Udanta Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Raynier Fernandes, Vinit Rai, Sahal Abdul Samad, Brandon Fernandes, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Halicharan Narzary, Ashique Kuruniyan, Balwant Singh, Sunil Chhetri, Manvir Singh

 

Cover Image source: thepeninsulaqatar.com

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Air India to launch direct flights from Delhi to Doha next month (Oct 2019)

Air India to launch direct flights from Delhi to Doha next month (Oct 2019)

Air India (AI) the country national flag carrier will launch direct flights between Delhi and Doha from October 29, according to information available on the Air India website. AI is headquartered at Delhi, India.

An Airbus A321 will take off with a total of four flights every week on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. On Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, AI 971 will depart Delhi at 2:20 pm and arrive in Doha at 6:35 pm.

On Friday, it will depart from Delhi at 3:20 pm and touchdown Doha at 7:35 pm.

Departing time from Doha by AI 972 is at 7:35 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays which arrive in Delhi at 11:30 pm. On Friday, the flight departs at 8:35 pm from Doha and reaches Delhi next day at 12:20 am.

Tickets start from QAR 695 (one way) from Doha to Delhi for economy class. Booking is open now from October 29, 2019, to March 28, 2020.

Although, this will be the only flight to Doha by AI the other Indian airlines -Air India Express, Air India’s subsidiary fly to many destinations in India from Doha.

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Indian Embassy Qatar announces changes in timings of Consular Services

Indian Embassy Qatar announces changes in timings of Consular Services

The Embassy of India, Doha Qatar has announced a change in working hours of Consular Services. The regular Embassy working hours will start from 9 am and closes at 5:30 pm with a 30-minute break from 1 pm to 1.30 pm on all working days.

As tweeted on their twitter handle @IndEmbDoha, with effect from 8th September 2019 (Sunday), The Embassy of India announced the below change in timings of Consular services:

  • Submission of Applications: 9:15 am to 12:30 pm
  • Document Collection after completing consular services: 4:00 pm to 05:15 pm

Indian Embassy Qatar Consular Services Includes:

  • Undertaking the Passport and Miscellaneous Services and the foreign nationals by providing Visa Services.
  • Sponsorship Declaration
  • Power of Attorney (Property Matters)
  • Power of Attorney (other than Property Matters)
  • Employment Agreement
  • Sworn Affidavit for Obtaining Child’s Passport in India
  • Salary Certificate
  • Academic Degree / Certificate
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Life Certificate
  • Commercial Documents
  • Attestation of Documents issued by the State of Qatar
  • Registration of Indian Citizenship under Section 4(1) of the Indian Citizenship Act
  • Late Registration of the birth of the child
  • Issue of Emergency Certificate for one-way travel to India
  • Surrender of Indian Passport / Renunciation of Indian Citizenship

Source Credit: indianembassyqatar.gov.in

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Souq Waqif visitors witness unveiling of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Emblem

Souq Waqif visitors witness unveiling of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Emblem

George Julius Williams | Consulting Editor

DOHA: 2019 not the year but 20:19 HRS!  Its 3rd Sept 2019 and I am just 3 minutes away from witnessing the historic unveiling of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 official emblem.

Not just me but an expectant exciting crowd of hundreds have gathered at the popular tourist destination Souq Waqif located in the heart of Doha, the capital city of Qatar who are all set to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup.

Joining Souq Waqif visitors who have braved the 42 degree Centigrade weather and high humidity are other popular locations in Qatar and number of major cities around the world celebrating the historic milestone.

As minutes tick by 20:20 then 20:21 an eerie hush descends on the waiting crowd when suddenly flashing on the huge wall of the Msheireb building facing the souq, a countdown starts, 5 4 3 2 1 and a moving picture of impressive logo is revealed to the cheering and clapping of the onlookers. 

A press release by SCDL sent out to the media within hours of unveiling of the official FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ emblem stated:

A section of the crowd watching the unveiling of the FIFA 2022 emblem at Souq Waqif - QatarIndians.com

A section of the crowd watching the unveiling of the FIFA 2022 emblem at Souq Waqif

“The Official Emblem of the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup™ was unveiled today as FIFA and host country Qatar reached another major milestone on the road to the world’s greatest football showpiece.

The official unveiling took place in Qatar’s capital, Doha, at 20:22 local time (19:22 CET), with thousands of spectators witnessing the synchronised projection of the emblem onto a number of the country’s most iconic buildings, including Burj Doha, Katara Cultural Village Amphitheatre, Ministry of Interior, Souq Waqif and Msheireb and Al Zubarah Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

A number of major cities around the world are also celebrating the milestone, with images of the emblem seen on renowned locations and outdoor billboards in prominent public spaces. Some of the world’s best-known footballers and FIFA World Cup legends are also taking to social media to support the launch and share the emblem with their millions of fans online.

The emblem’s design embodies the vision of an event that connects and engages the entire world, while also featuring striking elements of local and regional Arab culture and allusions to the beautiful game.

The swooping curves of the emblem represent the undulations of desert dunes and the unbroken loop depicts both the number eight – a reminder of the eight astonishing stadiums that will host matches – and the infinity symbol, reflecting the interconnected nature of the event. Besides echoing the shape of the iconic FIFA World Cup Trophy, the emblem’s central form takes inspiration from a traditional woollen shawl. During winter months, shawls are worn around the world and in the Arab and Gulf region in particular by a variety of people and in various styles.

An image released by SCDL explaining the various facets of the iconic FIFA 2022 emblem

An image released by SCDL explaining the various facets of the iconic FIFA 2022 emblem

The intricate embroidered detail that often adorns shawls in the Arab world is featured and takes inspiration from various cultures across Asia, celebrating the continent’s second hosting of a FIFA World Cup tournament and Qatar’s diverse population. The regionally inspired winter garment also alludes to the tournament’s start dates and the fact that it will be the first FIFA World Cup™ to be played in November and December.

The new typeface created to accompany the emblem reimagines traditional Arabic calligraphy in a new, contemporary font, taking inspiration from the region and Asia, and fusing tradition with modernity.

The emblem is just one example of the bold, modern tournament designs that will be revealed in the run-up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The striking Al Janoub Stadium – modelled after the traditional dhow boat used in the region and the second venue to be ready – hosted its first match in May this year and demonstrates the host country’s grand vision to create iconic designs. The remaining six venues are scheduled to be completed before the end of 2020, including the spectacular fanar lantern‑inspired Lusail Stadium, which will host the opening match on 21 November, as well as the final on 18 December 2022.”

The iconic infinity sign a mathematical symbol first used in 1655 by John Wallis, a well-known mathematician, originally comes from India and Arabic artists later used it to represent eternity, wholeness and completion.

A horse parade circling the ground overlooking the Msheireb building at Souq Waqif before the unveiling of the FIFA 2022 emblem.

A horse parade circling the ground overlooking the Msheireb building at Souq Waqif before the unveiling of the FIFA 2022 emblem.

Al Jazeera Television’s Andy Richardson reporting from Doha said the details of the emblem are not as important as the wider symbolism of the timing the launch.

“The timing of this launch is no accident. It was September the 3rd 1971 when Qatar became an independent country having previously been a protectorate of Britain and it is now as an independent country that Qatar will be bringing the World Cup to the Middle East for the very first time,” Richardson said.

“And after all the conversations and controversies we have had since Qatar was awarded the World Cup in 2010, the global nature of the launch of this emblem is a reminder to everyone that sure enough, a football tournament will be coming here in November 2022,” he added.

Saad Al Kubaisi, a young Qatari, an ardent football fan speaking to QI expressed his excitement at the thought that his beloved country would soon be hosting the FIFA 2022 World Cup – a first for any Arab nation.

Mohd Kutty, an Indian from the state of Kerala and a long-time resident of Qatar who runs a small textile shop in Souq Waqif said he hoped the Almighty would Inshahallah give him an opportunity to watch the World Cup due to held here in three years time.

QatarIndians along with its over 50,000 followers expectantly look forward to witnessing the historic event when Qatar will successfully host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.

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Al Bidda Park to start charging barbecue rental fee from September

Al Bidda Park to start charging barbecue rental fee from September

The popular local outdoor hot spot in Doha – The Al Bidda Park -will start charging a rental fee from 1st September for those who wish to use its barbecue facility.

According to a “notice to the public” posted at the site, a fee of QR50 will be charged to visitors for four hours of use of the barbecue facility. The park has specified four slots for booking: 6 am to 10 am, 11 am to 3 pm, 4 pm to 8 pm, and 9 pm until closing time.

The notice adds that visitors who wish to book any of the slots will be required to make payments through debit or credit cards as the management will “strictly” not accept cash.

Once payment has been made, visitors will have to present their payment invoice to security at the park upon arrival to be allowed to use the BBQ facility.

Furthermore, in order to keep the park pet and people-friendly, pet owners are advised to keep their pet on a leash at all times and bring baggies and a pooper-scoop with them as these items are unavailable in the park.

Rules for the general public include:

1. Share the trail—this is a multi-use park.
2. Leave no trace—dispose of your waste in the designated areas.
3. Avoid loud noises—these may disturb animals or other visitors.
4. Be vigilant—you are responsible for your own safety, and that of others.
5. No motorised vehicles—except for wheelchairs, electric bikes, and service vehicles.
6. In case of an emergency—please call 999.

Additionally, some of the coolest additions to the park are the horse and camel trails and the human maze.

The park also includes large gymnasiums, including one for women, as well as outdoor exercise equipment, sports, open-air playgrounds, an open theatre which can seat 850 spectators, as well as tracks for bicycles, horses and camels, water areas, and also other recreational and service facilities.

With a total area of about 2 million square meters, Al Bidda Park includes a number of public service facilities, the most important of which are underground parking spaces for approximately 6,000 cars. Also, this park is one of the main areas to be allocated as a fan-zone for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup.

For more information on booking procedures for the barbecue facility at Al Bidda Park:

Visitors can call 44287709 (for the Al Bidda and Al Rumailah areas) and 44287777 for the Wadi Al Sail area. (Click here to get directions)

Al Bidda Park to start charging barbecue rental fee from September 1, 2019 - Notice to public - QatarIndians.com

Al Bidda Park to start charging barbecue rental fee – Notice to the public (Image Credit: gulf-times.com)

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