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I'm living in Doha, and wanting to bring with me over the counter medication just to have in the med cabinet if required. I can't find any information or a list of medications that are perhaps prohibited into the Country. I'd rather find out first instead of being stopped at the airport. None of the medication is prescribed. A list of what I am bringing is: Panamax 200 tablets of paracetamol (panadol) Hydralyte - 24 satchels Zovirax cold sore cream Vitamic C tablets 500 tablets (contains Ascorbic acid, sodum ascorbate) Buscopan 40 tablets (hyoscine, butylbromide) Gavison 32 tablets (contains sodium alginate, bicarbonate and calcium caronate) Cold and Flu tablets 48 tablets (paracetamol, codeine phosphate, phenlephrine hydrochloride) Claratyne 24 tablets (contains Loratadine) Nurofen 48 tablets (contains ibuprofen) Dimetap nose spray (oxymetazoline hydrichloride) Lemsip Max cold and flu drink (contains paracetemol, phenylephrine hydrochloride, guaiphenesin) Might be a bit overboard, but I am staying there for a while so just wanting to stock up on what I need rather than running around. :) Thanks.
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I am about to take a job in Qatar and I've been told that we're not likely to get a family visa "straight away" I'm not immediately concerned as my wife and son can come on a visitors visa. What I am concerned about is that without the family visa I cannot get my son into any sort of pre - schooling or groups. Or can I? Has anyone else had this problem? Are there any pre - schools which "accept" entrants without the family visa?
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I will relocate to Qatar. Could someone give me advice (or links etc) on regulations for moving these - used and for personal use - items to Qatar: - books - computer-hardware (printer, laptop, scanner, screen) - external harddrives - wooden shelves (IKEA IVAR) Will there be any problems to relocate with these items? Are there any other areas of household items that make problems? 2nd question: how "precise" has the inventory list to be. Is it like - "box of office items, pens, pencils" or like - "box, containing 2 pens, 1 penicl, 3 rubbers" Any help is apreciated! Christopher
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hi all just like to share my video about 20 things i love about living in Qatar, hope it can help you if you want to move here
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Expat Report Culture Shock in Doha, Qatar was published
Do you have any advice or thoughts about culture shock you would like to share?
Relax when entering a new culture and don't bring expectations that everything will work the way you are used to. Be open to trying new things... leave your personal "baggage" at home...I've coined a new phrase since living abroad based on my experience and watching those around me adjust..."is it new or is it you!" (Continue)
velf replied to the thread HELP NEEDED!! on the Qatar forum:
eijazpardhan initially posted:
Hello everyone, my name is eijaz, I am new in this forum. I am looking for the job opportunity in Qatar related to SEO and copywriting. I have a basic know of SEO and on page optimization and link building with sound knowledge of content writing. Do you have any idea regarding this field. How can I explore opportunity in SEO in Qatar? Please help.
velf replied most recently with:
Hello there, I also want to find job as SEO Consultant/ Internet marketing in qatar. I hope we can share each others. Regards
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aarav posted best calling option to india? on the Qatar forum:
i only found for 0.5 dollarcent per minute. are there cheaper options?
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mshaqal posted job offer on the Qatar forum:
,I am a doctor in Australia was offered a job in Qatar my concern is if i decide to leave if i didn't like it is it feasible ? they said the 1st 3 months is a probation period.and how is life there? I am Arabic in origin too.Regards.
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mshaqal replied to the thread Making friends and racism in qatar on the Qatar forum:
Tyga initially posted:
Hi everyone, I'm planning to make a move to Doha in September due to a job offer. Naturally I'm very nervous but also excited about this new prospective. I'm a British Asian, born here, pretty much average guy, very open minded with a western mindset and lifestyle. I have many questions but will initially start with these two. Is it difficult or pretty easy to make friends over there? I know I wouldn't fit in with other 'native' Asians from non western countries as they'll have diffefent interests. I was thinking is it easy to make friends with other expats, preferably western? i know I'm being picky but it's whats I'm comfortable with ATM, maybe will extend my horizon once I'm settled. Also how bad is rasicm over there? I keep reading horrible stories especially to manual labor workers and would this affect me? Thanks.
mshaqal replied most recently with:
,I am a doctor in Australia was offered a job in Qatar my concern is if i decide to leave if i didn't like it is it feasible? they said the 1st 3 months is probation period.and how is life there I am Arabic in origin too.Regards.
Tyga replied most recently with:
Hi, I'm grateful once again for your comment. It's a lot more clear than what I anticipated. I will email you if I have any more questions. Thank you.
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