Attack on school principal, staff denounced Jan 09, 2018 0 1037 12345 Malek HelaliDohaThe Ministry of Education and Higher Education has denounced Sunday's attack on the principal and an administrative officer of the Omar Bin Khattab Secondary School for Boys by a student and his family members.In a statement on Monday, the ministry said this act of violence does not represent the ethical values and morals integral to students.The authorities concerned have started necessary procedures against the offenders after arresting them, it added.Minister of Education and Higher Education HE Dr Mohammed bin Abdul Wahed al Hammadi is pursuing the matter with the special authorities, and have checked on the health of the victims who have been transferred to the Hamad Medical Corporation for treatment.Director of Schools' Affairs Department Khalifa al Derham said the ministry has taken necessary action in the matter and is providing the victims with all support as it does not accept any form of violence against any member of the educational institutions.Derham noted that school principal Hassan al Bouainin was discharging his educational duty in enforcing the ministry's rules to deal with violations during the examination."The ministry, along with its administration and the institutions under it, have their sanctity, given their role in educating the nation's human resources," he added. The department head confirmed that the ministry is following the matter closely.Derham said the minister directed the specialised departments at the ministry represented by the department of schools' affairs and legal affairs to investigate the incident. Continued on page 16 f1'eef0 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Kuwait Emir urges GCC countries to settle differences Jan 09, 2018 0 1029 UN report proof siege is illegal: NHRC chief Jan 09, 2018 0 262 Qatar sees drop in water, power consumption Jan 09, 2018 0 221 Advisory Council okays draft law on consumer protection Doha The Advisory (Shura) Council on Monday approved the draft law amending some of the provisions of Law 8 of 2008 on Consumer Protection. The council decided to submit its recommendations to the Cabinet. (QNA) Qatar must raise OHCHR report on blockade at UN, says Marri Chairman of Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al Marri has called for taking up the findings of the OHCHR report at the highest international level such as the United Nations General .. HMC Heart Hospital receives 250 to 300 patients daily at Outpatient Dept Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Heart Hospital is receiving 250 to 300 patients daily at its Outpatient Department."The number of patients is increasing. When we opened the hospital, we used to see 40,000 .. Deputy Emir chairs QU board meet QNA DOHA The Deputy Emir HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al Thani, who is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Qatar University, presided over the second meeting of the Board of Trustees for the academic year 2017-18 at .. GCC parliament speakers reaffirm importance of localising jobs GCC parliament speakers reiterated the importance of localising jobs and investing in human resources during their 11th meeting in Kuwait, under the patronage of Kuwait Emir HH Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah, on ..