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Malik Ayub Sumbal is Senior Broadcaster, Political Commentator, and Media Consultant. Malik has been associated with world-leading media outlets and news channels. He has more than 18 years of experience while working on key editorial positions. Malik was President at the Consortium for Press Freedom (CPF), a leading organization working for the Press Freedom and Free Speech around the world.

Qatar Foundation a Symbol of Pride and Prestige towards building communities

The nations and countries that build their societies and communities through innovation and education always lead the world. Qatar is right on this path focusing its vision 2030 to become​​ an advanced society capable of sustaining its development and providing a high standard of living for its people.


Qatar Foundation playing a pivotal role in achieving Qatar’s vision 2030 through modernization and preservation of traditions.


Inspirational Vision



QF was established in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Father Amir, and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. They shared their inspirational vision that the future of Qatar lies in unlocking the most precious resource of all human potential.


Today Qatar Foundation is the face of Qatar for the world. Qatar Foundation has been internationally recognized as a leading entity that has transformed Qatar into the world’s top welfare country in the world.



Chairperson of QF, Sheikha Moza bint Nasser has been actively engaged in education and other social reforms in Qatar for many years and has played a major role in leading national and international development projects.


Due to her leading role, Sheikha Moza bint Nasser has been nominated for the UN SDGs advocates for people, planet, and prosperity.


Education, Innovation & Community Development


Qatar Foundation has been investing heavily in education, innovation, community developments, a network of almost 50 entities working for education, research, and community development that has 2300 research projects funded worth $1.4 billion, 330 innovations, 4000 plus employees, 11 schools, 9 Universities 4000 alumni 60 degrees 20 startups.


Community Development is the heart of the Qatar Foundation. QF provides a platform for social engagement through many of its outreach programs.


Community development is an important component of fostering social engagement. QF believes to strengthen community and cultural bonds, developing a nation of active citizens.


The best part of Community Development is cultural preservation and in this sphere Qatar Foundation has played its tremendous role in preserving, promoting Qatar national culture and Arabic culture.


QF’s initiatives aim to preserve and promote Qatar’s national culture and the Arabic language.


The National Museum of Qatar in Doha is one of the major projects of cultural preservation and promotion.


Global Initiatives 


Qatar Foundation has also emerged in the international arena by creating an environment that encourages both personal initiatives and collaboration by bringing talented people from across Qatar and the world together.


By taking, such global imitates the collective sharing of knowledge, skills, and capabilities, innovation can be driven to ultimately achieve excellent results.


Qatar Foundation growing strong and proud like ‘The Sidra Tree’ as a symbol of perseverance and nourishment across the world.​

Malik Ayub Sumbal is an Award-Winning journalist, Geopolitical Analyst, Commentator & Moderator. He is the author of his newly published book Tovuz to Karabakh, A Comprehensive Analysis of War in South-Caucasus. He tweet @ayubsumbal