Qatar

SHORT INFORMATION

Education System in Qatar

The tentative beginnings of education in Qatar were in the first half of the twentieth century when boys and girls were taught in the traditional ‘katateeb’ schools. They were taught many subjects but without a formal system.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Traditional Qatari Cuisine

Qatar's traditional cuisine has been strongly influenced by migrants from Iran and India, and more recently North Africa.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Qatari Drinks

Coffee is extremely important in Qatari culture. Arabian coffee is of a very high quality and made from a lightly roasted bean spiced with cardamom and either sweetened or served with dates. It is drunk in small, thimble-like cups in homes and offices.