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News Bites Summer 2020

Al MEERA has partnered up with Rafeeq App to provide delivery services across Doha as part of a wider delivery plan set to be launched soon, according to the hypermarket chain’s Twitter account. At the time of writing, Al Meera’s online deliveries are currently being serviced by its Muaither store. almeera.com.qa

HAMAD MEDICAL CORPORATION has launched a mental health support service to help people dealing with stress and anxiety because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The helpline is run by a team of mental health professionals and is available every day between 7 am and 10 pm. You can access the service by calling 16000 toll-free. hmc.org.qa

FITNESS FIRST MIDDLE EAST uploads weekly guided meditation sessions on its YouTube channel to encourage people across the region to focus on their wellbeing. The meditation sessions run between 15 and 30 minutes and are uploaded every Tuesday at 8 pm. fitnessfirstme.com  

QATAR GENERAL ELECTRICITY AND WATER CORPORATION (KAHRAMAA) announced plans to install 60,000 smart water and electricity metres across the country by the end of 2020. Once completed, customers will be able to monitor their consumption of these utilities and make prepayments through the smart metres. km.qa