MOFA ON CALL

Qatar Today - - EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT -

Sam­sung Elec­tron­ics The Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs has rolled out a mo­bile ap­pli­ca­tion to help those trav­el­ling abroad in case of emer­gen­cies.

The newly re­designed app called MOFA Qatar, which is bilin­gual and avail­able on all plat­forms, gives cit­i­zens and res­i­dents of Qatar ac­cess to a host of in­for­ma­tion when they are trav­el­ling abroad, from travel ad­vice and lo­ca­tion to con­tact de­tails of Qatari mis­sions in var­i­ous coun­tries. Ad­di­tion­ally it also gives lim­ited in­for­ma­tion on em­bassies in Doha and re­lated visa in­forma- ic-heavy games with­out lag time. Sam­sung Gal­axy S6 edge+, de­vel­oped from the same de­sign of Gal­axy S6 edge, fea­tures the new ‘Apps edge' for easy ac­cess to favourite apps, and en­hanced ‘Peo­ple edge' for easy com­mu­ni­ca­tions with pre­ferred con­tacts by just swip­ing the edge dis­play.

The Gal­axy Note5 and the Gal­axy S6 edge+ also fea­ture 4K video film­ing and Live Broad­cast, which let users in­stantly livestream Full HD video straight from their tion. Tourists and busi­ness trav­el­ers can choose to fill in a pre-reg­is­tra­tion form when they are fly­ing out of the coun­try so that the min­istry can con­tact you in case of emer­gen­cies. A “re­quest as­sis­tance” func­tion sends the min­istry helpline an alert along with the lo­ca­tion. Other func­tions in­clude a cur­rency ex­change, weather fore­casts, a list of prayer times and min­istry news up­dates. phone to any in­di­vid­ual, group of con­tacts, or even the public through YouTube Live. Both de­vices were made avail­able at all ma­jor re­tail­ers in Qatar at the end of Au­gust and come in White Pearl, Black Sap­phire, Gold Plat­inum and Sil­ver Ti­ta­nium. The Gal­axy Note5 32GB and the Gal­axy S6 edge+ 32GB re­tail at QR2,799 and QR3,099, re­spec­tively, and the Gal­axy S6 edge+ 64GB ver­sion will re­tail at QR3,399.

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