National Day 2020

"Intellectual Session"

November 17, 2020

H.E. Khalid bin Ghanem Al-Ali hosted an intellectual session on major historical events in Qatar entitled – Qataris Between Action and Reaction – at the Qatar National Theatre.



Qatar National Day is a national commemoration of Qatar’s unification by the founder, Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed bin Thani. It took place on 18 December of the year 1878. In December, a variety of celebrations and events are held to introduce the heritage of Qatar, and to appreciate the genuine customs and traditions of the Qatari community enhancing the pride for the state. The National Path is one of the celebrations. It falls on 18 December and takes place in Doha Corniche. This year witnesses the organization of several historical and cultural programs, events, and seminars. All these programs and events will be held distinctively to highlight the significance of Qatar National Day, as a distinctive national occasion for all people in Qatar. Also, as a day to strengthen the national affiliation and loyalty. In addition, to express all aspects of solidarity, unity, and pride in Qatar national identity inspired by its original values extended since the founding of the state.