Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar Underlines Role of Cooperation among South-South Region  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 19/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Speakers at a plenary session held as part of the ongoing Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo in Doha highlighted successful solutions undertaken by Qatar when implementing a project, and outlined the role of cooperation and exchange of practical experiences and solutions among the South-South region in ensuring successful outcome.



The special plenary session on Successful Solutions from the State of Qatar was part of the First Arab States Regional South-South Development Expo, being hosted by the Foreign Ministry in partnership with the UN Office for South-South Cooperatio



It was attended by a number of officials from different sectors in the countr



CEO of Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) Issa Al Mannai spoke of a ROTA project which reconstructed 17 schools in Bagh area in Pakistan, saying that this project was carried out after the 2005 earthquake, which hit the region and led to heavy losses in lives and property destructio



He added that the 17 school project was implemented in collaboration with Qatar Red Crescent, and provided help to a number of students, teachers and communities in that area, hailing the strategy pursued by ROTA in the reconstruction of these schools which accommodate 1,600 students and about 100 teacher



He also spoke of a plan aimed at training teachers to ensure the quality of education, a matter that will help in creating job opportunities for young graduate



Although Efforts to raise the educational capacity cannot be measured in a short period, ROTA's eight years of work in this region of Pakistan has resulted in 2,037 male and female students attending schools regularly, Al Mannai said, pointing out that the organization has been working to assess the needs of students and develop their skills in different areas, as well as to build relationships between the owners of businesses and government agencies to create job opportunities for graduate student



Saleh Hamad Al Marri, head of renewable energy technology in Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA), who spoke of Qatar's solar energy plan, said that Qatar had launched a project for producing electricity from solar energy under the umbrella of the Ministry of Energy and Industry and the implementation of KAHRAMA



The project aims to have 200 megawatts of power generated from solar sources by 2020, he said, adding it was a good step towards the gradual shift to adopt more sustainable technique



It will provide fresh drinking water without using desalination plants through cooperation with international partners to build a network of electricity distribution and other smart projects smart, Al Marri adde


 


Qatar News Agency




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 21 2014 - Kuwait Stock Exchange Closes on Red NoteQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended Tuesday's trading session in the red zone as weighted index read 482.16 (-2.45 points), KSX 15 index at 1,175.79 (-7.15 points) and the price index ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- Transport Minister Leaves for EgyptQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HE Minister of Transport Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti left Doha Tuesday heading to Egypt to preside over the 27th session of the Arab transport ministers' meeting, which will be held at the ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- HH the Emir Ratifies Agreement with ArgentineQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued Tuesday Decree No. 44 of 2014 ratifying an agreement establishing a joint commercial ministerial committee between the government of ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- HH the Emir Meets Turkish Interior MinisterQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani met here Tuesday morning in his Emiri Diwan office with Turkish Interior Minister Avkan Alaa and his accompanying delegation on the ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- Attorney General Meets French Education MinisterQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HE the Attorney General Dr Ali bin Fetais Al Marri met here today with French Education Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem. During the meeting they discussed ways to strengthen and ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- HH the Emir Ratifies Education MoU with CyprusQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued Tuesday Decree No. 45 of 2014 ratifying a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of education between the governments of the State ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- HH the Emir Ratifies Cooperation Agreement with MoroccoQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued Tuesday Decree No. 46 of 2014 ratifying a cooperation agreement between the governments of the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- HH the Emir Appoints Ambassador to Azerbaijan /Local Press/Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Tuesday issued Emiri Decision No. 80 of 2014 appointing Sayar Abdulrahman Jassim Al Mauda as Ambassador Extraordinary and ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- Real Estate Transactions Worth over QR655 Million Last WeekQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Real estate transactions between October 12 and 16 for the real estate sales contracts registered at the Ministry of justice are worth QR655,303,640, the real estate registration ...

 Oct 21 2014 - Qatar- Plastic, Printing and Packaging Expo Opens SundayQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Qatar Plastic, Printing and Packaging (QPPP) exhibition opens at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) October 26. The three-day expo will showcase manufacturing processes, ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help