HAYYA CARD HOLDERS can now link up to three visitors who do not have FIFA World Cup 2022 tickets to their card. This will enable them to travel to Qatar during the tournament’s group stage, which will fall between 20 November and 6 December 2022. Fans who take this opportunity will have to pay a fee for each person they add if they are aged 12 and over.
THE MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART (MIA) will introduce a new family trail when it reopens this October. The museum’s director, Dr Julia Gonella, said that the move represents a vital part of the museum’s message, which aims to create a space for families to sit, discuss, and interact with exhibits. She also named the Astrolabe and South Asia galleries as ones that will have new, kid-friendly interactive features and announced the opening of a new South East Asia room.
QATAR POST announced that it will reduce its fees for delivering medicines from Hamad Medical Corporation and Primary Health Care Corporation from QR 30 to QR 20. This reduction will remain until the end of the year.
QATAR BIOBANK is urging Qataris and expats who have lived in Qatar for at least 15 years to participate in its research. The Qatar Foundation member aims to gather biological samples from locals and long-term residents for medical research to help personalise healthcare in Qatar and improve outcomes. As of March 2022, almost 30,000 people have enrolled with the organisation.