National Day Celebrations to Kick Off on December 9

 Sunday, October 29, 2017

The Peninsula -- The National Day celebrations will start on December 9 at Darb AlSaai and will last till December 20. On the National Day, December 18, there will be special events organized at the Corniche.


This was announced by Qatar Cultural and Heritage Events Center, affiliated to the Ministry of Culture and Sports.


The motto of Qatar National Day 2017 is inspired by a quote of the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, which translates into Promise of Prosperity and Glory.

The vision of the National Day focuses on the factors of building nations and their success, namely "promoting loyalty, unity and pride in national identity"


Minister of Culture and Sports HE Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali was present at the event organized to brief about the preparations of this year’s national day.


In 2016, Qatar had decided to cancel National Day celebrations in solidarity with the people of Aleppo.