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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.

Qatar votes on UN Resolution, demands withdrawal of Russia from Ukraine

04 March 2022
Qatar votes on UN Resolution, demands withdrawal of Russia from Ukraine
Qatar has voted on a UN resolution demanding the “immediate and complete” withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine, as the invasion of the country continues.

Passengers from Ukraine to India can travel through Doha, says Minister

28 February 2022
Passengers from Ukraine to India can travel through Doha, says Minister
Passengers can travel from Ukraine to India through Doha under India’s bilateral air bubble deal with Qatar, announced the Indian Embassy

Qatar among world’s 30 best destinations for tourists in 2022

22 February 2022
Qatar among world’s 30 best destinations for tourists in 2022
The list has been released by the CNT editors, which states that Qatar is all set to host the FIFA World Cup 2022, and it is gearing up with several hospitality and tourist options for travellers.

No Covid19 RTPCR test for vaccinated travellers to India from Qatar

10 February 2022
No Covid19 RTPCR test for vaccinated travellers to India from Qatar
This is one of the biggest relaxations for international arrivals in India after Covid.

Qatar issues mandatory Health Insurance for expats and visitors

03 February 2022
Qatar issues mandatory Health Insurance for expats and visitors
The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar announced that as per the latest law, a mandatory health insurance system will be implemented for all expatriates and visitors in the country.

Qatar updates travel ban list due to Covid19

02 February 2022
Qatar updates travel ban list due to Covid19
As per Public Health report, the names of the banned countries are Pakistan, India, Philippines, Bangladesh, Egypt and Nepal. The list was updated on 30th January 7pm.

Qatar to host top sporting events ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

26 January 2022
Qatar to host top sporting events ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
With 300 days to go before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 begins, Qatar will welcome a series of international sporting events, thereby continuing tourism drive.

Qatar Open Golf Championship begins tomorrow

19 January 2022
Qatar Open Golf Championship begins tomorrow
The Championship will be held at Doha Golf Club involving participation of 108 players.

Holidays for schools in Qatar during 2022 FIFA World Cup

12 January 2022
Holidays for schools in Qatar during 2022 FIFA World Cup
As per the Academic Calendar for 2022-23 issued by the Education Minister today, half yearly vacation for schools will begin from 20th November 2022 and end on 22nd December 2022.

Third wave of Covid-19 on the rise in Qatar

05 January 2022
Third wave of Covid-19 on the rise in Qatar
People have been requested to take booster shots as majority of the cases referred to hospitals are either unvaccinated.

Qatar National Day 2021 official holiday and activities revealed

16 December 2021
Qatar National Day 2021 official holiday and activities revealed
The Qatari Government has announced that 19th December 2021 will be an official holiday on the occasion of Qatar National Day.

Qatar mandates wearing of mask in certain places

13 December 2021
Qatar mandates wearing of mask in certain places
It is necessary to wear your face mask in some necessary places to protect yourself and the community from Covid-19 infection, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has emphasized.

FIFA Arab Cup 2021 opens in Qatar

01 December 2021
FIFA Arab Cup 2021 opens in Qatar
Qatar plays host to the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 from Tuesday, about a year ahead of the World Cup 2022, which is the first to happen in the Middle East.
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