Sheikha Asma Al Thani, a Qatari royal is chasing her dream of becoming the first woman from the Middle East to complete the Explorers Grand Slam of summiting each continent's highest peaks and reaching the earth’s poles. Arriving in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 1, Sheikha Asma is expected to start her ascent in mid May.
Members of Qatar's philharmonic orchestra perform from their balconies one last time before Ramadan in Qatar's Qanat Quartier, a part of Doha's man-made Pearl island. The musicians had made it a weekly tradition to perform outside since the orchestra was forced to stop its regular concert series due to the measures put in place by the authorities to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country.
Qatar Energy Minister Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi discusses plans to expand its part of the world’s largest natural gas field. The Persian Gulf state has invited Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Total SA, ConocoPhillips and other “big players” to submit bids to cooperate on the project, Al-Kaabi said Tuesday. He also comments on a carbon capture and storage project in an interview with Annmarie Hordern in London on "Bloomberg Surveillance."