The Ministry and Transport, communications sectors highlights Qatar’s culture, tradition

Sunday, December 16, 2018
The Ministry and Transport, communications sectors highlights Qatar’s culture, tradition


The Ministry of Transport and Communications and Qatar Airways (QA) celebrated National Day at the Old Airport Park on Sunday, showcasing Qatar’s rich culture and traditions through various activities, including an exciting live performance by Qatari singer Fahad al Kubaisi.

The National Day celebrations were held under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communications HE Jassim Saif Ahmed al Sulaiti, in collaboration with Qatar Airways, Hamad Port Project, Mowasalat, the Communication Regulatory Authority, Qatar Civil Aviation Authority and Qatar Ports Management Company.

Several VIPs attended the event to share the joy of National Day, including Minister of Transport and Communications; Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive Officer Akbar al Baker; Chairman of Qatar’s Civil Aviation Authority Abdullah bin Nasser Turki al Subaie; Chief Operating Officer of Hamad International Airport Badr al Meer and a number of other government officials and VIPs.

In addition to the performance by Kubaisi, Al Maha Academy students, Shahwan Misfer al Hajri and Sabah Mohammed al Nuaimi, delivered a special poem about Qatar and Qatar Airways. 

Speaking on the occasion, the minister said, “This is a great occasion to renew determination to continue building on the previous achievements and the efforts for more prosperity for this nation. It is also a renewed determination to move on for more progress for the Qatari people. This is also an occasion to show the achievements and successes recorded which contributed to boosting Qatar’s ranking at the international level.”

Baker said, “We are delighted to be a part of today’s celebration of our beloved country alongside members of our local community. One of Qatar Airways’ core values is expressing our pride, loyalty and love for Qatar, and National Day offers a chance for us to express the patriotism that is shared by all of Qatar’s residents and citizens, regardless of their country of origin.

Director-General of Qatar Aeronautical College Sheikh Jabor bin Hamad M al Thani said, “National Day is an opportunity to celebrate our accomplishments in Qatar, which contributed to the well-being of the Qatari citizens and raised our country among the nations. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and HH the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani.”

Mowasalat Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer Khalid Nasser al Hail said, “We do not consider the National Day to be just another celebration, but an occasion to renew our commitment to fulfil our promises to the nation.”
Hamad Port Project Executive Director Engineer Jassim Mohamed al Shirawi said, “Today’s celebration demonstrates our solidarity and loyalty to Qatar and to HH the Emir.”

Mwani Qatar Chief Executive Officer Captain Abdulla al Khanji said, “Qatar has taken great strides toward achieving the National Vision 2030, and all in Qatar stand united to achieve our goals.”
President of Communication Regulatory Authority Mohammed Ali al Mannai said, “The celebration affirms our support to the nation’s comprehensive development and progress, which require all of us to contribute and work for the growth and glory of Qatar.”

Subaie said, “Our faith in Qatar is what brought the country to this leading position and set it as an example to be followed by developed countries whose citizens enjoy progress and prosperity.”