Microsoft announces the establishment of new cloud datacenter region in Qatar in strategic partnership, joint investment
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Microsoft today announced plans to establish a new cloud datacenter region in Qatar to deliver its intelligent, trusted cloud services and expand the Microsoft global cloud infrastructure to 55 cloud regions in 20 countries.

Doha Metro Green Line Test Operation Begins Tuesday
Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Ministry announces that the test operation of the Doha Metro Green Line will start this Tuesday Dec. 10, which means test operations for all Doha Metro lines will have been conducted.

MOTC’s 7th National Cybersecurity Drill “Star 7” Begins
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The events of the 7th National Cybersecurity Drill (Star 7) began on Sun. with participation from more than 900 professionals from 95 government and private entities across Qatar.

Ministry Organizes “FIRST Qatar TC 2019” Workshop
Monday, December 2, 2019

Ministry Organizes “FIRST Qatar TC 2019” Workshop

The Ministry of Transport and Communications held the technical workshop “FIRST Qatar TC” in collaboration with FIRST (Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams), the premier organization of recognized global leaders in incident response.

This is the second time Qatar has hosted this event. The first was held in 2007. This year’s edition coincides with the 7th Qatar National Cybersecurity Drill (Star 7), which takes place annually.

Minister Takes Part in TANAP-TAP Gas Pipeline Completion Ceremony
Sunday, December 1, 2019

The State of Qatar has taken part in the event that marked the completion of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), which connects to the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), in Edirne, Turkey, in the presence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev.

Admission to MOTC’s “IT Digital Leadership Training Program” Now Open
Saturday, November 30, 2019

The Ministry announces application for admission to the “IT Digital Leadership Training Program” is now open until this December 22.

MOTC announces start of trial operation of Doha Metro Gold Line this Thursday
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The Ministry has announced that the trial operation of the Doha Metro's Gold Line will start for the public this Thursday, Nov. 21. The line extends from Ras Bouaboud Station to Al-Aziziyah Station.

HE Minister Witnesses Signing of Agreement between MWANI Qatar, MSC
Monday, November 18, 2019

As per the agreement, MSC, starting from January 2020, will use Hamad Port as a regional hub to manage transshipments for up to 150,000 TEUs per year, growing to one million TEUs by 2023.

Minister meets with Republic of Benin’s Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Infrastructure and Transport
Monday, November 18, 2019

HE Minister met here today with the Republic of Benin’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation, Mr. Aurelien Agbenonci, the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Benin and Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Hervé Hêhomey.

Qatar Digital Government signs MoU with Huawei Technologies
Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Ministry, through its (QDGTP) initiative, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei Technologies

MOTC Holds Adoption Service Provider program Workshop
Monday, November 11, 2019

The Ministry organised a workshop for the cybersecurity service providers accreditation programme as part of the ministry's keenness to strengthen the cybersecurity system in the country.

QDGTP showcases 8 AI use-cases from six entities at QITCOM 2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Eight Artificial Intelligence (AI) use-cases from six entities in Qatar were showcased during the Digital Transformation Workshop organised by the QDGTP in partnership with Microsoft.