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Posted On: 15 April 2013 02:49 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:12 pm

Qatar University QUDL Debate National Champions

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Qatar University (QU) debaters Mohammed Shaheem and Hayder Ahmed were crowned national champions at the recent 6th Qatar Universities Debating League (QUDL). It is QU’s first top-place win since the championships began. The event which is organised annually by Qatar Debates, was hosted by Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q). The final debate motion was: This house believes that developing countries should prioritise economic development over civil-political rights. The final round saw Mohammed and Hayder up against Emad Alam and Zara Naqvi of WCMC-Q, Tarek Hariri and Narcis Jafaria of Carnegie Mellon University-Qatar (CMU-Q), and Arwa Elsanosi and Ellin Francis of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Another QU team comprising Saad Elasad and Yousif Noureldin made it to the semi-finals. Mohammed is studying International Affairs and is a student employee in the production team of the External Relations (ER) Department while Hayder is a Marketing major and also a student employee in ER’s Alumni Section. Source : Qatar Chronicle