Ooredoo and Vodafone Qatar have changed their network names to ‘Tamim al Majd’ to express solidarity with His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. The telecom service providers made the announcements on Twitter to inform users about the change. “Qatar will always be free, elevated by the spirits of the loyal,” Ooredoo tweeted. ‘Tamim al Majd’, or ‘Tamim the Glorious’, is the title of the portrait by contemporary Qatari artist Ahmed bin Majed al-Maadheed that has become the face of the Qatari resilience in the face of the ongoing blockade.
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Ghana expresses support to Qatar
Ghana’s Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchway received in Accra yesterday copies of credentials of Mohamed bin Jaber al-Kuwari as Qatar’s (non-resident) ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Ghana. The minister expressed Ghana’s support to Qatar, praising the Kuwaiti mediation efforts regarding the current crisis in the GCC. Meanwhile, El Salvador’s deputy minister of foreign affairs for foreign investment, Luis Merino, met Qatar’s acting charge d’affaires in El Salvador Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Horr. The meeting reviewed means of enhancing co-operation prospects. The Salvadorian deputy minister expressed hope that the current Gulf crisis will be solved through peaceful and diplomatic