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Posted On: 15 August 2020 01:22 pm
Updated On: 15 August 2020 01:23 pm

Qatar Calendar House to launch smartphone app with the start of new Hijri year

Vrinda Abilash
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Qatar Calendar House (QCH) is preparing to launch its application on smartphones at the beginning of the new Hijri year, in implementation of its new policy of developing and bringing its services closer to the public.

Eng. Faisal Mohammed Al Ansari, Executive Director of Sheikh Abdullah Al Ansari Complex, which includes Qatar Calendar House, said that the "Qatari Calendar" application will be available to the public on Android and Apple devices free of charge, starting Thursday the first of Muharram 1442 AH.

Al Ansari explained that the application will embody the spirit and message of Qatar Calendar House, as it provides basic materials for the calendar such as the times of entry of the zodiac, horoscopes and the star of Suhail, sunrise and sunset times and the expected astronomical phenomena during the year. The application also provides a service for determining the direction of the Qiblah and the prayer times in Doha as well as both Makkah and Madinah, in addition to information about hunting and agricultural seasons.

The application will also include the dates of the official holidays approved in the country and the academic calendar for schools and universities in the State of Qatar. The application will also provide various astronomical calendar and Ramadan calendar (Imsakiah Ramadan) to be available to everyone at all time.

Al Ansari called for downloading the new Qatari calendar application to enjoy its various services.

Source: QNA
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