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Dr. Naeem attends 13th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival in Qatar

DOHA: The Acting Ambassador of Af ghanistan to Qatar Dr. Mohammad Naeem, attended the 13th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival in Qatar, at the official invitation of the Katara Cultural Institute of that country, in Doha, the embassy said in a statement on Wednesday. The festival was participated by Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, the UAE, Bahrain, Iraq, Palestine, Portugal, Iran, Tanzania, and India, the statement said. The 13th Katara Traditional Dhow Festival was inaugurated at Katara – Cultural Village under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the statement said, adding the wooden boats that are among the traditions of the Gulf cand some other countries were also exhibited. The festival features a number of marine competitions such as traditional rowing on December 1 at 3.30 pm, and traditional sailing on December 2 at 3 pm, alongside the artistic competitions that include painting and photography. It also features a number of exhibitions of marine heritage items and artifacts from the participating countries, some special sections for traditional handicrafts related to the sea, and shipbuilding workshops. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.