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Posted On: 10 June 2019 09:51 am
Updated On: 3 March 2020 11:57 am

Eid Al Fitr festivities concludes at the Souq

Binu Cherian
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Eid Al Fitr festival, organized by the celebrations committee of the Private Engineering Office, concluded on Sunday night at Souq Waqif and Souq Al Wakrah.

The events attracted thousands of citizens, residents, and tourists. The families arrived from the first days of the festival, where young people and adults found their food in the air-conditioned tents and the various games and recreational activities.

Speaking to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Manager of Souq Waqif Mohammed Al Salem said that the celebrations of Eid Al Fitr inside the large air-conditioned tent in Al Ahmad square witnessed huge turnout from the families that exceeded expectations. He added that Souq Waqif will witness several activities in the future.

The activities inside the tent in Al Ahmad square included electro-mechanical games, and other intelligence games for all age groups, as well as recreational activities, fun games, entertainment and theater play for kids.

In addition, Souq Waqif center for arts witnessed a large number of art fans, and artists painted on the children faces wonderful paintings. Also, Souq Al Wakrah witnessed a huge turnout from the families and youth.

Souq Al Wakrah Manager Khalid Saif Al Suwaidi told QNA that the inauguration of the first section of the Qatar Rail's Red Line of the Doha Metro has contributed significantly to the flow of traffic and the arrival of large numbers to Al Wakrah. He pointed out that public demand exceeded expectations.

Al Suwaidi pointed out that the presence of Souq Al Wakrah on the waterfront is a great attraction, as the atmosphere is nice in the evening, in addition to the large air-conditioned tent, which has more than 40 different games in addition to recreational activities and fun games on the seafront.

Source: QNA