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DOHA: Indian Sports Centre (ISC) along with Indian Cultural Centre, Indian Community Benevolent Forum and Indian Business and Professionals Council will stage the ‘Indian Community Carnival’ at the Ideal Indian School grounds on Friday, 26 November, from 5 pm to 10 pm.

The event was announced at a press conference presided over by ISC President Dr Mohan Thomas and attended by Indian community leaders.

Qatari dignitaries, ambassadors from various countries, Indian Embassy officials and others are expected to attend the event, which will be inaugurated by Indian Ambassador Dr Deepak Mittal, at 7 pm.

The carnival will feature Indian music and dance forms, traditional Indian sports, a football shootout, face painting, football jugglers, magic show, laser and fireworks.

Support for World Cup

The event will demonstrate the support of the Indian diaspora for Qatar as the host country for the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2022.

Members of the Indian Doctors Club, United Nurses of India-Qatar and Federation of Indian Nurses Qatar will be present to enforce the Ministry of Public Health rules and regulations for Covid-19. There will also be a facility to provide antigen testing for children who have not been vaccinated.

The main entrance to the event venue (Ideal Indian School, Abu Hamour) will be through Gate No. 6 and families’ entry will be through Gate No. 4.

The support agreement was signed and handed over by the primary sponsors of the event – Medtech Corporation and Castle Infrastructure.

Dr M P Hassan Kunhi, Chairman and CEO of Medtech Corporation; Mibu Jose, CEO of Castle Group and Syed Shoukath Ali, Principal of Ideal Indian School who also spoke at the press conference. Family Food Centre and Tea Time are two other main sponsors of the event.

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