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Qatar bans Covid19 quarantine rules, scraps red list for global visitors

03 September 2022
Qatar bans Covid19 quarantine rules, scraps red list for global visitors
Qatar has cancelled all Covid-19 quarantine requirements for foreign visitors and has announced withdrawal of its red list, as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup in November.

Over 2.45million tickets sold for FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

24 August 2022
Over 2.45million tickets sold for FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar
Organizers of the Football World Cup in Qatar have already sold 2.45 million tickets, FIFA revealed.

Qatar lines-up range of entertainment events for FIFA World Cup 2022

15 August 2022
Qatar lines-up range of entertainment events for FIFA World Cup 2022
Qatar will host a wide range of cultural and family entertainment options during the forthcoming FIFA World Cup, to be held from 20th November to 18th December.

Majority of Qatar World Cup teams to be based within 10km radius

28 July 2022
Majority of Qatar World Cup teams to be based within 10km radius
Three quarters of the teams at the World Cup finals in Qatar will be based within a 10km radius of each other, FIFA said, when announcing the training and hotel venues for the 31 national sides.

Qatar all geared up for forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2022

25 July 2022
Qatar all geared up for forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2022
The popular soccer tournament is one of the most well-attended and most-watched sport across the globe.

Qatar among world’s best destination for expat women

14 July 2022
Qatar among world’s best destination for expat women
Qatar has been ranked as 8th best destination in the world for ‘Best Quality of Life for Expat Women’ category.

Masks once again made mandatory for indoor public areas in Qatar

08 July 2022
Masks once again made mandatory for indoor public areas in Qatar
The Council of Ministers in Qatar have made it mandatory for people over the age of six years to wear masks in closed public areas to stop the spread of coronavirus.

FIFA World Cup in Qatar to use semi-automated offside system

04 July 2022
FIFA World Cup in Qatar to use semi-automated offside system
FIFA has confirmed that a semi-automated offside system will be used at this year’s football World Cup in Qatar.

Interior Ministry clarifies regarding repatriation cost of expat employee

10 June 2022
Interior Ministry clarifies regarding repatriation cost of expat employee
The Interior Ministry in Qatar has issued a press statement in order to clarify further about the duty of a recruiter with regard to repatriation cost of an expat employee.

FIFA 2022-Ticket fee dues for random selection to end on 15th June 2022

03 June 2022
FIFA 2022-Ticket fee dues for random selection to end on 15th June 2022
The payment period for tickets allocated in the second phase of random selection draw sales will end on 15th June 2022 at 12 noon (Doha time).

FIFA World Cup 2022: mandatory Hayya Card now digitalized

29 May 2022
FIFA World Cup 2022: mandatory Hayya Card now digitalized
The digital Haya Card will allow fans to enter the country, stadiums and provide free access to public transportation services including metro, taxis and bus, said Saeed Al Kuwari, Executive Director of Hayya, SC.

Qatar lifts mask mandate in closed places from 21st May 2022

19 May 2022
Qatar lifts mask mandate in closed places from 21st May 2022
Qatar has decided to lift more Covid-19 restrictions such as the necessity of masks in closed public places from 21st May 2022.

Al Maha Island expected to draw more than 1mn visitors annually

12 May 2022
Al Maha Island expected to draw more than 1mn visitors annually
Al Maha Island, located in Lusail, adjacent to Place Vendome Mall, and linked to mainland through a causeway is likely to draw over 1.5million visitors annually.

Qatar 2022 ticket demand tops 23mn in latest phase

04 May 2022
Qatar 2022 ticket demand tops 23mn in latest phase
FIFA has mentioned that there is a demand for 23.5 million tickets from across the world in its latest phase for sale of 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

European Union to exempt Qataris from Schengen Visa requirement

29 April 2022
European Union to exempt Qataris from Schengen Visa requirement
Qatar has appreciated the move by the European Commission (EC) to include Qatar on list of countries whose nationals are exempted from Schengen visa.

Qatar announces Eid holidays for public and government entities

29 April 2022
Qatar announces Eid holidays for public and government entities
Qatar’s Amiri Diwan has announced Eid holidays on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

Qatar to host region’s first-ever Eid Festival to be held from 3rd May

20 April 2022
Qatar to host region’s first-ever Eid Festival to be held from 3rd May
Qatar Tourism (QT) will be hosting its first-ever Eid festival to be held from 3rd to 5th May at the Doha Corniche.

Iran offers visa fee waiver for World Cup 2022 spectators

14 April 2022
Iran offers visa fee waiver for World Cup 2022 spectators
Iran has announced that it will waive visa fee for spectators of the 2022 World Cup Finals, as it hopes to draw in some of the football fans entering the adjacent Qatar.

Hotel accommodation mandatory for visa on arrival for three nationalities

08 April 2022
Hotel accommodation mandatory for visa on arrival for three nationalities
The DiscoverQatar website has already posted details, and has begun accepting booking only for visa-on-arrival for these nationalities.

Ramadan 2022 - Official work hours announced for public bodies

05 April 2022
Ramadan 2022 - Official work hours announced for public bodies
The circular further stated that on the occasion of Ramadan, this year the number of official work hours for civil servants would be five hours a day, start from nine in the morning until two at noon.

Byju’s chosen as official sponsor of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

26 March 2022
Byju’s chosen as official sponsor of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
With this partnership, the Bengaluru-based Byju’s will leverage its rights to the FIFA World Cup 2022 marks, emblem and assets,

Precautionary measures in kindergartens, schools eased further

20 March 2022
Precautionary measures in kindergartens, schools eased further
The Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar has announced the decision to ease some Covid-19 precautionary measures in schools and kindergartens from 20th March 2022.

Health professionals hired temporarily for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

20 March 2022
Health professionals hired temporarily for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) is hiring various professionals on a temporary basis for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

Qatar updates its covid19 travel and return policy

18 March 2022
Qatar updates its covid19 travel and return policy
The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar announced a new update on the Covid-19 travel and return policy to Qatar, which will get effective on 28th February, Monday 7pm Qatar time.

Qatar to further ease Covid19 restrictions from 12th March 2022

18 March 2022
Qatar to further ease Covid19 restrictions from 12th March 2022
The restrictions that were in place to limit the spread of Covid-19 in Qatar, will be further eased from Saturday, the 12th March 2022.
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