Under the current exceptional circumstances and the continuous responsive efforts to the Coronavirus pandemic outbreak; “Milaha”, the leading provider of Maritime and Logistics Services in the Middle East, has held a virtual celebration on the occasion of Qatar National Day 2020 under the slogan: “We praise you, the Lord of the Throne”. The slogan is a quote from one of the poems by the founder, which reflects the established faith foundations on which the country was founded and expresses the strength of the people and this land throughout generations.

The celebration comprised of many virtual events that express the Qatari national and cultural identity, including the Qatari traditional parade and live competitions carrying the significance of Qatar National Day, in addition to a tour inside a 3D virtual traditional village which is specifically designed for this occasion with cultural monuments fully accessible to visitors to watch and participate in the traditional games organized in the village or the live chat feature via the list of options available to virtual visitors.

On this occasion, Mr. Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai, President and CEO of Milaha Group extended his sincere congratulations and greetings with heartfelt gratitude and true loyalty to His Highness the Amir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, and  His Highness the Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani on this precious occasion, and stated: “  The honorable achievements we are witnessing today in various fields and the economic level reached in terms of resilience and diversification, are a result of the determined efforts, the constructive plans, and the clear-cut vision established by the generation of founders and converted into action, thanks to the farsighted policies of the wise leadership, which has proven capable of challenges’ confrontation and crisis management, thus offering a model to be emulated in consolidating determination, persistence, steadfastness, and unity in order to carry on with the continuous growth process and comprehensive development witnessed today”.

Mr. Al-Mannai also emphasized the major role played by “Milaha” in the Qatari economy diversification by means of establishing direct business relations with various countries, expanding business network, securing supply chains, and investing in modern supply chains; in accordance with strategic state plans and Qatar National Vision 2030, mainly Qatari economy diversification, growth stimulation, and a sustained, stable business environment”.

Milaha staff participated as well in this celebration using augmented reality technology, where they had the chance to interactively take part in the game show, answer competition questions, and watch celebrative performances and virtual fireworks show that wrapped up this commemorative ceremony.