Here is a summary of local news released Thursday – HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent on Thursday a cable of congratulations to HE President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi, on the occasion of his country’s National Day.

– HH the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani sent on Thursday a cable of congratulations to HE President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr. Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi, on the occasion of his country’s National Day.

– HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani sent on Thursday a cable of congratulations to HE Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif, on the occasion of his country’s National Day.

– HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani received Thursday evening well-wishers on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, at Lusail Palace.

– HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued an Amiri gesture pardoning a number of prisoners, on the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

– HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani held a phone conversation on Thursday with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

– HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani held on Thursday a telephone conversation with HE National Security Advisor of the US Jake Sullivan.

– HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani met with HE Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fishing of Tunisia Abdelmonem Belati, on the sidelines of the UN 2023 Water Conference, which is held in New York city, USA, from March 22-24.

– HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani met with HE Lebanon’s Minister of Energy and Water Dr. Walid Fayad, on the sidelines of the UN 2023 Water Conference, which is held in New York city, USA.

– Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Majed bin Mohammad Al Ansari stressed that the State of Qatar’s stance on the Syrian crisis depends on the regime’s moves and the Arab consensus on them.

– HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani met with HE President of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Csaba Korosi, on the sidelines of the Un 2023 Water Conference, which is held in New York city, USA.

– HE Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al-Thani stressed the State of Qatar’s firm position regarding water, and its proactive plans to ensure the supply of water in the long run.

– Doctors to QNA: fasting with diabetes, heart and kidney disease depends on the doctor’s assessment of the patient’s state of health.

– Qatar Stock Exchange index lost 53.55 points at the beginning of Thursday’s trading, or 0.54%, to reach the level of 9926 points, compared to the end of Wednesday’s trading, as a result of the pressure of the various sectors that make up the general index.

– Doha port received on Thursday the cruise ship MSC World Europa carrying 5,613 tourists and a crew of 2,121. They will be joined later by 555 tourists from Doha to a new itinerary to a number of tourist stops in the region.

– The volume of real estate trading in sales contracts registered in the Real Estate Registration Department at the Ministry of Justice from March 12 to 16, 2023 reached QR 359,090,529.

– Undergraduates who dropped out of Qatar University are allowed to submit their re-admission applications for BA degree (fall 2023 semester) from March 26 to April 5, the QU announced Thursday.

– PSA Satellite Squash Tournament wrapped up Thursday at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex, with the participation of 16 Qatari and international players.

Source: Qatar News Agency