Ambasciata d'Italia - Doha

News and Press Releases

Katara Traditional Dhow Festival – Opening of “Casa Italia”
Katara Traditional Dhow Festival – Opening of “Casa Italia”12/04/2019

The Embassy of Italy is glad to announce its participation for the second time to the Katara Traditional Dhow Festival to showcase the best Italian Traditions at Sea and celebrate together with the Qatari people and the other communities living in Doha the authentic maritime traditions of our countries. Casa Italia - literally...

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Qatar: general census of population, housing and establishments
Qatar: general census of population, housing and establishments11/28/2019

We would like to inform all Italian nationals, residing in Qatar, that the local Authorities announced the a 2020 Census in order to collect demographic, economic and social information about population, houses and institutions in the country. The Qatari Authorities have planned site visits also to private houses.For more...

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25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women11/25/2019

Italy reaffirms its firm commitment to fight all forms of discrimination and violence against women, which continues to be a serious and unacceptable obstacle to the enjoyment of women's rights and to their full personal fulfillment. This is a priority commitment among the actions of our Country's foreign policy that the...

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Italy and UNESCO: signed agreement at WISE Summit to ensure access to education in Iraq
Italy and UNESCO: signed agreement at WISE Summit to ensure access to education in Iraq11/21/2019

The Director General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Giorgio Marrapodi, and the Director of UNESCO Iraq Office, Paolo Fontani, have signed today in Doha an agreement to implement a joint development project in Iraq, aimed at providing quality education...

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Ambassador Salzano meets H.E. the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi
Ambassador Salzano meets H.E. the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi11/17/2019

The Ambassador of Italy to the State of Qatar, H.E. Pasquale Salzano, met today with H.E. the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, Sultan bin Saad Al Muraikhi.During the meeting, Ambassador Salzano and the Minister of State Al Muraikhi discussed the excellent relations between Italy and Qatar and...

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Breakfast Made in Italy: il nuovo progetto per Hospitality Qatar 2019
Breakfast Made in Italy: il nuovo progetto per Hospitality Qatar 201911/10/2019

Hospitality Qatar 2019 - in programma dal 12 al 14 novembre prossimi presso il Doha Exhibition and Convention Center - secondo gli organizzatori sarà frequentata da oltre 10.000 visitatori. Giunta quest’anno alla quinta edizione, con una partecipazione di 220 espositori provenienti da 33 Paesi oltre che dal...

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Gli incubatori italiani di start-up I3P e Polihub premiati al World Incubation Summit 2019
Gli incubatori italiani di start-up I3P e Polihub premiati al World Incubation Summit 201911/07/2019

Al World Incubation Summit 2019, organizzato in Qatar da UBI Global, l’Italia conquista la vetta della classifica mondiale di incubatori e acceleratori di start-up stilata proprio da UBI, che attraverso una rete di organizzazioni si occupa di monitorare il livello di innovazione in 90 paesi. L’incubatore I3P del ...

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Award-Winning Movie Costume Designer to Give Talk at VCUarts Qatar
Award-Winning Movie Costume Designer to Give Talk at VCUarts Qatar11/04/2019

World-renowned costume designer Anna Lombardi, who has worked on movies such as Gangs of New York, The Aviator, and Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, will illustrate the unique craft of costume design in a special lecture at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar) in Education City. ...

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Il Sottosegretario alla Difesa Angelo Tofalo in visita in Qatar
Il Sottosegretario alla Difesa Angelo Tofalo in visita in Qatar11/03/2019

Il Sottosegretario di Stato alla Difesa, On. Angelo Tofalo, ha guidato in Qatar in occasione di QITCOM2019 e per incontri con Autorità qatarine una delegazione istituzionale e imprenditoriale composta anche dal Dr. Carmine America, Consigliere Speciale del Ministro degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internaz...

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Italian high-level participation to QITCOM 2019
Italian high-level participation to QITCOM 201910/28/2019

Italy will attend QITCOM 2019 with a large and high-level government and business delegation headed by H.E. Angelo Tofalo, Italian Undersecretary of State for Defence. Members of the Italian official delegation include the Special Advisor to the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs for security issues, Mr. Carmine America,...

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The 6th Katara European Jazz Festival 2019: the Italian Jazz Band “Paolo Damiani ListeNew Trio”
The 6th Katara European Jazz Festival 2019: the Italian Jazz Band “Paolo Damiani ListeNew Trio”10/28/2019

The Embassy of Italy is glad to announce its participation in the 6th Katara European Jazz Festival 2019, one of the most renowned musical events in Doha thanks to the outstanding jazz performers coming from all over Europe. The initiative has been growing every year in terms of numbers, quality of performances and affection...

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L’Ambasciatore Salzano saluta i bersaglieri della Brigata meccanizzata “Garibaldi” in Qatar per l’esercitazione NASR19
L’Ambasciatore Salzano saluta i bersaglieri della Brigata meccanizzata “Garibaldi” in Qatar per l’esercitazione NASR1910/27/2019

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Pasquale Salzano si è recato oggi in visita ai militari della Brigata meccanizzata “Garibaldi”, impegnati in Qatar da oltre un mese in un’esercitazione addestrativa congiunta con l’esercito qatarino. Giunta alla conclusione, l’esercitazione NASR19 - t...

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NOTICE: OPENING OF THE NEW ITALY VISA APPLICATION CENTRE
NOTICE: OPENING OF THE NEW ITALY VISA APPLICATION CENTRE10/21/2019

Please be informed that the new Italy Visa Application Centre operated by VFS will be open as of Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. The Centre is located at the following location:6th Floor, Tower 3, The Gate Mall, Maysaloun street (West Bay). Appointments can be booked online on the VFS website https://www.vfsglobal.com/Italy/Qatar/ Helpline...

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Settimana della Lingua Italiana: il Teatro dell’Opera di Roma in Qatar
Settimana della Lingua Italiana: il Teatro dell’Opera di Roma in Qatar 10/20/2019

Il Teatro dell’Opera di Roma prende parte alle celebrazioni della Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo con i concerti a Doha in Qatar il 22 ottobre e nel quartiere diplomatico di Riyad in Arabia Saudita il 25 e 26 ottobre, in collaborazione con le ambasciate italiane nei due Paesi. “Dopo la fortunata tou...

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Qatar, l'Esercito italiano si addestra con i tank nel deserto
Qatar, l'Esercito italiano si addestra con i tank nel deserto10/20/2019

Nel deserto del Qatar per un mese si sono schierati 800 bersaglieri italiani. Nel poligono di Al Qalil, assieme all’esercito del Qatar, è stata messa in piedi la più importante esercitazione “a fuoco” dell’Esercito italiano da molti anni a questa parte. In un poligono sconfinato i bersagli...

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