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Souq Waqif

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There is always something going on at Souq Waqif, tonight was no exception. There were these woman going around singing songs. Fun times 🙂 although my camera is starting to show its age in low light, I need to start using a flash  

Islam on autopilot

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Living in qatar is a blessing. But if you are not careful you will fall in the trap of letting islam go on autopilot. Salat is a norm. Enough masjid around except if ur in the pearl. So u won’t miss Salat but other than that everything is an extra effort which one doesn’t realize cuz “I am in a Muslim country” mentality will lead you to do everything that you didnt do back home. So be careful, hangout with the right company. Spend time with family and try ur…read more

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Management styles in qatar

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GCC level of work ethics are beyond me. I still cannot understand the politics here. It is nationalistic or ethnic but not related to the betterment of the organizations. Vendors control supply chain and technology. New technologies are hard to come by. Everything requires a meeting. Then the meeting requires another meeting. New ideas need to be pitched with certain carrots otherwise they will be shot down. The philosophy is “don’t change it if it works, don’t replace it as the vendor is well settled here or don’t change it…read more

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moved to qatar

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I have moved to qatar and taken a job here. Family is here also and a new adventure starts. Inshallah

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