16th December, 2021

A celebration in honor of Qatar National Day was held today in Nairobi at Kempinski hotel.

The event was organized by the Qatar Embassy in Kenya under the leadership of HE Ambassador Jabor Al Dosari who was present during the celebrations.

The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) was part of the celebrations and represented by the Chamber 2nd Vice President Ms. Fatma Elmaawy.

Gracing the event as the Chief guest was the Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Interior and Coordination Dr. Fred Matiang’i.

Among those present were Director of Public Prosecutions Dr. Noordin Haji, Iran Ambassador to Kenya Dr. Jafar Barmaki, H.E. Amb Al Harthy Oman, Secretary and CEO UN Habitat Madam Maimunah Sharif and many others.

Established on 21st June 2007, Qatar national day is celebrated every 18th of December to mark the anniversary of the accession of Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani. In 1878, Sheikh Jassim unified the peninsula bordered by Saudi Arabia and surrounded by the Persian Gulf.This Day is also referred to as the ‘Founder’s Day’.