The German-Qatari Association was founded in 2011. It is an independent, non-governmental organization for the intercultural encouter between German and Qatari people.
Qatar and Germany have become close partners in recent years – in many fields and on different levels. On an economic level there is great mutual recognition. In the technological field as well as in tourism there are many positive developments. Education, science and sports became ideal fields for cooperation.
In spite of these positive dynamics in the German-Qatari cooperation there are many prejudices on a social level that can lead to misunderstandings and that can impede collaborations. Unfair reports and distorted facts in many cases led to oblique perception.
That is why the German-Qatari Association wants to promote understanding, so that people of both countries get to know each other better. We seek to overcome prejudices and clichés, to enable friendship and trust on both sides.
Under the patronage of H.E Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar, The National Committee for organizing the Business and Investment in Qatar Forum is organizing the Forum’s 9th Edition this year in Berlin, Germany from 6-7 September 2018.
Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim won the men’s final on 13th August. Without a single failure, the 26-year-old jumped higher than all his opponents and defeated as the only athlete the mark of 2.35 meters. With this he prevailed against the stateless Russian Danil Lysenko (silver) and the Syrian Majededdin Ghazal (bronze). The two […]