A programme was organised on August 24 at Radission Blu to show solidarity with the state of the Qatar by A Nepali community in Qatar.
The slogan of the programme was ‘we love Qatar, we support Qatar, we are in Qatar and Qatar is our second home’.
Dr Dev K Aji Dangol, Chairman of Nepali community Doha. Rashid Al Dehaimi, Assistant Director of Asian Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar was the chief guest. Fahad Sallam Almarri (pictured), an official from the ministry, was the guest of honour.
Representatives from countries like Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Srilanka and the Philippines were also present. The programme started with reading of The Holy Quran and played the national anthem of both Nepal and Qatar. Nepali artist Ramesh Shrestha made a live painting of the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Father Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. The images were later handed over to Rashid Al Dehaimi.
A documentry on the relationship between both the countries were also presented. Fahad Sallem Almarir thanked the community for their support. Sandhya Sharma and Kamachha Chamlagai recited a poem.
The programme was financially supported by Raj Regmi, RK Sharma, Prakash Koirala, Mahendra Chaulagain, Badri Prasad Pandey, Narendra Bhatt and Dr. Dev Kaji Dangol and coordinated by Shiba Raj Gautam and Sagar Nepal.