HM the Sultan visits the Qatar Foundation, National Library
Doha: His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik, accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, visited the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development here as part of the visit of His Majesty in Qatar.
His Majesty the Sultan listened to a presentation on the objectives of the Qatar Foundation and its role in promoting education, research, community development, innovation and entrepreneurship. The Qatar Foundation houses branches of international universities and organizes cooperation programs with educational institutions in the Sultanate of Oman. His Majesty and Sheikh Tamim visited the sites of world universities, research centers and academic institutions affiliated with the Qatar Foundation.
Later, His Majesty the Sultan and Sheikh Tamim visited the Qatar National Library. They were briefed on the main functions of the building, which includes a wide range of sources, reference books, manuscripts and archives serving scholars and students reading in different disciplines.
His Majesty the Sultan accepted a souvenir commemorating his royal visit to the National Library and the Research Center.
At the end of the visit, His Majesty the Sultan signed the visitor register, commending the efforts of Qatar, led by Sheikh Tamim, to improve education, innovation and community development.
His Majesty the Sultan was accompanied during the two visits by the Head and members of the Honorary Mission and members of the official delegation accompanying His Majesty.